Françoís-Maríe Ấroûét (1694-1778), known by his nōm dé plûme Voltâire, was a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher, known for his advocacy of freedom of religion, freedom of expression, and separation of church and state. As a satirical polemicist, he frequently made use of his works to criticise intolerance, religious dogma, and the French institutions of his day.

Françoís-Maríe Ấroûét (1694-1778), known by his nōm dé plûme Voltâire, was a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopher, known for his advocacy of freedom of religion, freedom of expression, and separation of church and state. As a satirical polemicist, he frequently made use of his works to criticise intolerance, religious dogma, and the French institutions of his day.

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It's that way for a reason.  The last time we mixed politics and religion in this country people got burned at the stake.

It's that way for a reason. The last time we mixed politics and religion in this country people got burned at the stake.

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Liberal MP Iqra Khalid said she is unwilling to “water down” her motion condemning “Islamophobia.” -- Unhappy with anti-Islamophobia motion, Tories have their own condemning religious intolerance http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/canadian-politics/rather-than-condemn-islamophobia-tories-would-condemn-all-religious-intolerance-and-racism via @nationalpost

Liberal MP Iqra Khalid said she is unwilling to “water down” her motion condemning “Islamophobia.” -- Unhappy with anti-Islamophobia motion, Tories have their own condemning religious intolerance http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/canadian-politics/rather-than-condemn-islamophobia-tories-would-condemn-all-religious-intolerance-and-racism via @nationalpost

Beliefnet Contributor Andrew Bowen discusses religious intolerance and what we can do about it.

Beliefnet Contributor Andrew Bowen discusses religious intolerance and what we can do about it.

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