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On the road to the French presidential elections, Marine Le Pen’s presidential campaign is oddly similar to that of Donald Trump: confrontation with the media, nativism, and accusations of xenophobia. To avoid creating sympathy for the far-right candidate by throwing labels at her, let’s give substantive reasons to oppose her. Here are six reasons to reject Marine Le Pen other than ‘because of racism.’
This article is a follow-up on the Liberty Faceoff from October 2016 for the European Students for Liberty blog. This piece will specifically answer the claims made by Daniil Gorbatenko in his position “There Is no Such Thing as Pure Islam That Should Be Feared”. The full version can be read here.
When I left the Catholic Church at the age of 16 (yes that’s a thing, it’s some paperwork though) I felt refreshed. I had never been a fan of religion, church was boring and on the brink of the massive children’s abuse story going on at the time, nothing was really holding me back. As an atheist I didn’t fear supernatural repercussions to my act of apostasy. More importantly, I did not fear that my family or my (now former) church would call for my death. The same cannot be said for Islam.
Two French municipalities banned the so called burkini this summer, a full-body swimwear worn by Muslim women for the purpose of following their faith. The fact that this not only made international news but developed into a national conversation shows how inadequately prepared France still is when it comes to dealing with the Muslim faith, especially under the current context.
The 30th of September is International Blasphemy Day. Time for some god-hating, shall we?
Blasphemy can be considered as serving no purpose what so ever: it insults people and their god, it’s dividing people instead of bringing them together in peaceful coexistence. So knowing that, what’s wrong with blasphemy laws?