This page is a work in progress, devoted to retelling the lunacies of the more hysterical proponents of the “We’re doomed I tell you, doomed” hypothesis of the environmental movement.
Entries and details will be added as time permits -
"It is not worth the while to go round the world to count the cats in Zanzibar" – Henry David Thoreau
Free speech is about the state dictating what is or is not acceptable, it is not about free people freely expressing contempt for contemptible behaviour.
Refusal to finance a platform for thugs to spew their venomous bile does not constitute censorship.
Financing a platform constitutes support.
paraphrased from Lord Vetinari
"I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue."
You have the right to analyse, criticise, judge, satirise, mock, lampoon and ridicule any belief and opinion to any extent you see fit, without let or hindrance. ‘Islamophobia’ is a fatuous and intellectually junk term whose combined purposes are to smear the target, deceive listeners and protect Islam from this critical analysis, placing it above all other belief systems in this society – a position to which it has no entitlement.
The sole legitimate role the state has in this matter is to ensure both your freedom to do this, and your security following.
As an aside, this is possibly the best piece of writing I've read in a while. Poignant, moving, and funny as fuck: