Oooo, this is such a good talk! I never realized this, but our
notion of blasphemy has changed over the years. It used to mean giving
the finger to God; now, it’s treated as a personal attack (http://kenanmalik NULL.wordpress NULL.com/2012/01/29/beyond-the-sacred/). Thanks, Ophelia Benson (http://freethoughtblogs NULL.com/butterfliesandwheels/2012/01/too-westernized-secular-and-progressive-to-be-authentic/) and Kenan Malik (http://kenanmalik NULL.wordpress NULL.com/)!