Quick Hits – Episode 193 Those who accuse others of blasphemy can become terrorists (buzzsprout.com)
Even in 2022 the charge of blasphemy is made against those who are seen to have insulted their gods or prophets. It is hard to believe, furthermore, that some go on to kill those engaged in such insults. Acts like this constitute terrorism. In this podcast Borealis looks at instances where these terrorist attacks still take place.
Islamic State says attack on Sikh temple in Kabul is revenge for Prophet insults – CNN
What the Ongoing Diplomatic Row Tells Us About Right-Wing Extremism in India – European Eye on Radicalization (eeradicalization.com)
Blasphemy and Cancel Culture (Monty Python – Life of Brian) – YouTube
About the host Phil Gurski
Phil Gurski is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. He worked as a senior strategic analyst at CSIS (Canadian Security Intelligence Service) from 2001-2015, specializing in violent Islamist-inspired homegrown terrorism and radicalisation.