Being offended by cartoons discussed on #BBCTBQ

The question came up today on the BBCs Big Question, and so in response to that I’ve written this up to add a few additional observations. Offensive Images The idea that an image of a specific human is offensive is a specifically religious idea, and while popular within Islam today, it was not always the case, … Read moreBeing offended by cartoons discussed on #BBCTBQ

Footballers Tattoo causes outrage in Saudi Arabia

Colombian footballer, Juan Pablo Pino, who plays for the Saudi Al-Nasr  club, has upset shoppers when he appeared bare-armed in a Riyadh mall. If you look at the picture here you can see the problem (for them), it’s the face of Jesus on his right arm. So what happened? In a theocratic regime that dictates … Read moreFootballers Tattoo causes outrage in Saudi Arabia