Date: December 23, 2013 06:29PM
How much accommodating of the religious is too much accommodating of the religious. Especially in countries that have traditionally been very tolerant and open and accepting of a wide range of beliefs and social norms.
Is this too much: http://www.victoriassecret.com
Or this: http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/features/will-new-itv-sitcom-vicious-starring-sir-ian-mckellen-and-sir-derek-jacobi-prove-a-watershed-for-gay-relationships-in-tv-drama-8595198.html
Or this: http://www.greygoose.com
Or perhaps this: http://torontoist.com/2013/12/the-supreme-court-has-struck-down-canadas-prostitution-laws-now-what/
Or even this: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/earshot/lady-gaga-unveils-eye-popping-644461
At some point, don't we just say enough is enough? The West is the West, in large part, because of the wide spectrum of beliefs and views and norms that are allowed to exist and be expressed in those societies. That's why it is, well, the West.
There are numerous locales in the World were a divergent range of beliefs and expressions and norms are not tolerated by society. If a person enjoys that type of a society, it would seem to me to make more sense for that person to choose to live in that type of a restrictive society, rather than choose to live in a more libertine society, and try to make said libertine society restrictive and cloistered and repressed.
Makes more sense to choose to live in the shackled society if that's what one prefers, rather than choose to live in the unshackled society, and then foment discord in said society, due to its lack of shackles.
Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/23/2013 06:30PM by schlock.