I’m not much of a sports fan… fortunately when I go to atheist meetups the subject rarely comes up. There is one guy who regularly brings the subject up, but he’s not obnoxious about it and realizes his place in the atheist scheme of things. He’s a good guy.
That being said, I have found it hard to avoid news of the NBA race-tape scandal. If you don’t know what I’m talking about it shouldn’t be hard to google…
I was formulating a response as us patriarchal types are known to do… even when not asked to do so… But someone much more articulate beat me to the punch.
I think he is Swedish or something.
But however strange his Nordic ancestry might be, you should read what he wrote.
A bit closer to home, some MRA types seem to be doing some real life trolling at the library. But you don’t mess with Toronto librarians… they will end you.
While the prime example is the delicate feelings of Muslims, whose sentiments are so tender that their violation mandates the flogging of a teacher who names a teddy bear “Muhammad,” the “right to not be offended” has also entered the secular blogosphere, where many people seem to consider criticism as “harassment”. It isn’t.
And he does a decent job of articulating, as well.