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Rowan Atkinson reminding the British that mocking religion for laughs is widely accepted in western society and to lay off Boris Johnson's new mailbox design suggestion.

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12 million views. Comments disabled. Gee I wonder.

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18 points · 7 days ago

That was fantastic. Because we can recognize when someone is joking in good nature

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Original Poster18 points · 7 days ago

And because people have the right to say critical and disparaging things and even down right repellent and nasty things and no one has the right to censor you (alex jones) or put you in jail (tommy robinson) or kill you (those french cartoonists and the dutch filmmaker) for it in a civilized westernized nation.

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6 points · 7 days ago

God help us that this needs to be said

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AZ12 points · 7 days ago

Anyone brave enough to make a skit out of the words from the prophet Mohammed, shalom snack bar, in today's Britain?

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We all know it’s only ok if you’re mocking Christianity.

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Because Christians don't kill other people for making jokes.

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DTOM17 points · 7 days ago

We are most amused, indeed :-)

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4 points · 7 days ago

“He sawed her be’twain, there was much wailing and gnashing of the teeth. Jesus removed the cloth, and, lo, Mary was whole.”

I’m ded.

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Original Poster7 points · 7 days ago

Rowan is one of the funniest men ever to walk the planet.

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DTOM2 points · 7 days ago

I still love his part in Mr.bean it’s so stupid but so funny.

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Remember, there is nothing wrong with a religion whose adherents will literally try to kill you for mocking the religion.

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MD1 point · 7 days ago

Rowan Atkinson for PM

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Section 26J of the Public Order Act (Hate speech act). I can't remember it word for word but this section is an exception to hate speech and says something like:

Mocking, Insulting and dismissing a religious organization is protected as freedom of expression.

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Original Poster1 point · 7 days ago

Is that english UK law?

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Yes

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