What the title says: there should be no such offence as "blasphemy". Instead, all should be free to express their views.

Why is this idea important?

No set of religious beliefs should have a privileged position, armed with a legal big stick to deter people from expressing criticism. The implication is that those beliefs are true, and that anyone who mocks them is to be condemned: a relatively short step from compulsory faith. However hateful some may find the views of others, we must allow their expression. Besides, if their faith is so strong, why should believers be concerned at what others say?

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