Nan has a post up titled What say you? about the banning of religious symbols. Here is my take. The Agony Aunt Column. Dear Aunty Jane: Topic. Religious Symbols and their effects on my sensitivity. As a young lad, growing up in a village in England, part of my paper round (route) took me … More Oh for gods’ sake! For Nan
An Atheist cannot disprove the existence of a God within a range of absolute certainty. Personally, I’ve never even tried to disprove ”a God.” Do any other atheists really try to disprove the existence of ”a God(sic)”? I always thought the onus was on the theist to provide the evidence for the existence of their … More Oh, for gods’ sake
While indulging in five minutes of semi-random article clicking on my Reader I came across something on a site called Christianity Today titled: Why the Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief role is invaluable I wonder, does a badge and a hat come with the job? You can read the article if you … More Religious freedom. Contradiction of terms?
When one criticizes Christianity one is often confronted with the charge: ”You wouldn’t dare say such a thing about Islam or Muslims.” Or maybe something along the lines of: ”Trying saying that in Saudi Arabia.” Such charges are both valid and in some instances quite true. Consider Rushdie? As a rule one generally doesn’t entertain … More A more balanced view of insanity.
”In England’s Green and pleasant land.” Ark
While Christians and Muslims seem diametrically opposed in many of their religious views there are some striking similarities between members of these two faiths. Surprisingly, however, it is not certain aspects of their doctrines – their theillogical literature – that are the more noticeable of these two sworn enemas. For the answer, one has to … More Oh for gods’ sake! Say what?
The prime minister has said “it is time to say enough is enough” as she condemned a terror attack on “innocent and unarmed civilians” which left seven people dead and 48 injured in London. Why was it not enough after Manchester? Why was it not enough After Nice? Why was it not enough after … More London: Enough is enough … oh, really?