Disbelief remains dangerous
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While we might note with some satisfaction the trend towards the adoption of non-religious views in the western world, we should also be concerned that publicly holding such views remains very dangerous in many other parts of the world.
In separate incidents, three secular writers have been murdered by Islamic extremists in Bangladesh. The latest is Ananta Bijoy Das who wrote on the dangerous topic of science.
This latest murder received wide coverage which is a good sign - persecution for non-belief merits the same exposure as persecution for a minority belief. I can't really add to the reporting so I'll provide links to some of the coverage.
Washington Post news story:
British Humanists story and comment:
Globe and Mail Op-Ed
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