The introduction of religious passion into politics is the end of honest politics, and the introduction of politics into religion is the prostitution of true religion.
The best way I know of to win an argument is to start by being in the right.
In a confrontation with the politics of power, the soft center has always melted away.
A reasonable doubt is nothing more than a doubt for which reasons can be given. The fact that 1 or 2 men out of 12 differ from the others does not establish that their doubts are reasonable.
I regard freedom of expression as the primary right without which one can not have a proper functioning democracy.