Image by daniel_dimarco via FlickrDid you know that today is International Blasphemy Day? No, neither did I. Apparently this is not a exhortation for us all to go out and take the lord's, (whichever of the many lords you wish presumably) name in vain. Instead it is intended to remind the world that religion should never again be beyond open and honest discussion. Quite right too. So let us celebrate those Danish cartoons of a few years ago. Let us proclaim the right to mock people's silly beliefs and traditions. Let us stage and restage Jerry Springer: The Opera. And let us laugh in the face of those who, in protest about those bloody cartoons and without any apparent irony, marched under banners proclaiming 'to hell with freedom of speech.' I still snigger about that today.
And if you really feel like it, why not have this printed on a T shirt. Wear it and be proud: