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Tag Archive: Shut-uppery

Mar 07 2012

Atheists v Hasids

American Atheists were going to give the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn a very nice atheist billboard. Dave Silverman says they get emails from atheists there who feel very alone; AA wanted to let them know they’re not alone.  

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Jan 28 2012

The last afternoon at Jaipur

William Dalrymple tells us what last Tuesday afternoon in Jaipur was like. It was the last afternoon of the Jaipur Literature Festival, of which I am co-director, and more than 10,000 people were milling around the grounds of Diggi Palace, the festival venue, eagerly waiting to hear Salman Rushdie speak by video link from London. …

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Jan 26 2012

Oh no you don’t

The LSE Atheists, Secularists and Humanists Facebook page has a new logo. There’s more, but I’m not sure they want me quoting them; I’ve asked and I’m waiting to hear back. The logo however is publicly visible.

Jan 25 2012

You in the plaid shirt: more rage please

And in case we haven’t seen enough screaming bullies yet, let us change the scene to Jaipur.  

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Jan 25 2012

A protection racket

The LSE student paper reports on the cartoons and free speech and “Islamophobia” and shut-uppery affair. It has details. On 20th January, members of ASH Society met with Stanley Ellerby-English, Students’ Union Activities and Development Officer, who explained “the situation, the complaints that had been made and how the action of posting these cartoons was …

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Jan 25 2012

One stop shopping

I’ve done a lot of posts about all this shut-uppery at UCL and Queen Mary U and LSE. I thought it might be useful to collect them all in one place. http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/when-certain-muslims-voiced-their-offense/ http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/jesus-and-mo-and-the-barmaid-resolve-to-say-nothing-offensive/ http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/remove-that-offensive-image-at-once-please/ http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/never-anything-more-than-an-informal-request/ http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/developments/ http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/they-will-take-more-consideration/ http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/1-shut-up-2-shut-up-3-shut-up/ http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/if-i-hear-that-anything-is-said-against-the-holy-prophet-muhammad/ http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/just-a-kind-request/ http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/behold-theocracy-in-action/ http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/jesus-and-mo-promote-peace-tolerance-and-respect/ http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/who-gave-these-kuffar-the-right-to-speak/ http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/history-has-told-us-that-these-things-cause-offence/ http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/london-11-february-2012-defend-free-expression/ http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/more-from-the-goombahs/ http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/are-you-now-or-have-you-ever-been-an-islamophobe/ http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/no-longer-a-safe-space/ http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/too-much-conflation-of-being-offended-and-being-intimidated/ http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/it-has-come-to-our-attention-that-you-are-wicked/ http://freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/emergency-everybody-to-get-from-street/