Ian O'Doherty: All hail the holy . . . tree?
Despite protestations to the contrary, many atheists are secretly delighted with the current blasphemy legal kerfuffle.
Sure, it opens up a theocratic can of worms with anyone who points out the inherent stupidity of some beliefs liable to have the God-botherers getting their flaming torches and pitchforks ready.
(Let's face it, nobody is going to have a problem with the Commandment 'thou shalt not kill'; but believing that bread and wine literally become corporeal flesh and blood is quite patently absurd.)