Category: Criticism

Οκτ 04

“Elder Pastitsios” Arrest Rekindles Debate on Blasphemy Laws in Greece

 Source: Center for Inquiry The following post comes to us from CFI supporter Simon, who grew up in Greece and has been following a new case of persecution for blasphemy—a case which has been largely ignored by the English-speaking media.   *  *  * 

Νοέ 06

Thoughts on christian non-answers…

 Columnist:Darkchilde In a greek forum I have many times argued with a fundamentalist greek orthodox. Whatever I ask, he avoids to answer, and he always brings forth the following arguments, to which I am presenting my own thoughts: You do not know anything about the orthodox christian faith: I have been born and raised in …

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Οκτ 17

Religion and Free Expression II

 Columnist:Darkchilde A few days ago I had written the first part of this post. But there are new developments which happened just today, and I am really angry and sad at the same time. But let me first explain what happened. About 3 months ago, my niece’s teacher gave them various small projects to do. …

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Οκτ 16

Religion and Free Expression

 Columnist:Darkchilde This article is a response to an event that happened to my 9 year old niece, who is attending a school in Athens Greece. Unfortunately, schools in Greece are not secular, and neither is the state secular. We still have a Ministry of Education and Religion, the constitution says that this is a christian …

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Οκτ 13

Holy Stupor

Columnist:lil’ greek dude (ελληνάκι)Translation and Adaptation: Geysser This article was written in response to a Church-imposed censorship of a short-film about the history of the Acropolis, made by world-famous Greek director Kostas Gavras, in the summer of 2009, just before the inauguration of the new Acropolis Museum. The uncensored video can be viewed here: (the …

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