Tag Archives: religion

Terrible Taboos


Don’t say it. Don’t even think about saying it. If you’ve got something taboo on the tip of your tongue, it’s probably best to immediately put your foot in your mouth before the record screeches to a halt, all eyes in the room are on you and it ends up there anyway. But how do(…)

The Baddest Banned Books


Politics, sex and religion are probably the three worst topics for a polite dinner party. They’re also the three biggest reasons books are still challenged and eventually banned today. First, what’s the difference between a challenge and a ban? A challenge, usually made by parents or political officials with their underwear in a twist, is(…)