Jim: Satire is a bold-face determinant of the difference between free people and slaves.
Socrates: Even if mockery spills over into blasphemy?
J: Of course. Any deity worth one's while would have a sense of cosmic preposterousness.
Edit to Extend: Matt Welch in "Reason" correctly notes that my headline is vainglorious. It is a wish, not an accomplishment.
Today is an awful day for the basic project of free inquiry. Do you really wanna be Charlie Hebdo? Then get on out there, live and speak bravely. And God help you.