Archive: 2002-11-10

  • Cultural Differences

    Are morals absolute or relative? It may be an academic question, but it seems relevant recently. In Iran, a man is sentenced to death for questioning the theocracy’s interpretation of Islam. The university professor in question, Hashem Aghajari, has also been banned from teaching for ten years. Which seems redundant, as it is hard to teach when you are dead.

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