Scott Douglas Jacobsen The Atheist Republic in Malaysia is under threat, as many know by now. It made national news, international ripples on the internet, and then caught the attention of the government, where the state has been looking to reason.
I do not wish to make light of the tragic deaths of the people who died as a result of Friday’s earthquake on Mount Kinabalu (Malaysia’s highest peak). That being said, I’m trying to decide which is the worse reflection on the human condition: The frivolous idea that it’s an … Continue reading
2015 has been a terrible, appalling year so far. In just a few short months, brave outspoken people have been attacked, tortured and murdered time after time around the world. The list of names, unfortunately, continues to grow. Aisyah Tajuddin is a journalist with an independent radio station in Malaysia … Continue reading
It seems a photo caused quite a stir on the internet recently. Was it a drawing of the prophet Mohammed? That seems absurd enough for people to get riled up over. No? Was it images of holy books being defamed? No? What then? It was this picture. The picture of … Continue reading