There has been a lot of talk of the so called race riots that occurred in Sydney last weekend, some of it valid, some of it utter crap.
I read a lot of material that I find offensive, however this particular post on Socialist Alternative made it to my Facebook News Feed, and I felt I had to say something.
I firstly want to make it abundantly clear that I am a proud atheist. Being an atheist though, does not mean that I don’t respect others right to choose their own religion. Nor do I begrudge others practicing their religions, or coming out in defence of their religion.
In fact as long as it does not mean sexually abusing children, fleecing money from the vulnerable, forcing your opinions on others, strapping a bomb to yourself and heading for the nearest crowded place, mass suicide, or violent protest, I’m pretty open…
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