One of the Beginnings of Human Emancipation Is the Ability to Laugh at Authority

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One of the beginnings of human emancipation is the ability to laugh at authority. It is an indispensable thing. People can call it blasphemy if they like, but if they call it that they have to assume that there is something to be blasphemed – some divine work – well I don’t accept that premise. – Christopher Hitchens