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  1. Forcing Faith

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    July 3, 2012 by admin

    It’s always amazed me that certain religions, which claim to have a route to illuminating and transcendental truths, so often …
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  2. Discrimination

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    April 9, 2012 by admin

    Deciding what constitutes ‘discrimination’ isn’t always an easy matter.But an employment tribunal in London has just made a very wise …
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  3. Spirituality and the Failure

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    March 5, 2012 by admin

    Spirituality is religion’s last-ditch defence, the final redoute of superstition. Let me explain. Currently in the UK, around one million …
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  4. What is the meaning of Christmas?

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    February 9, 2012 by admin

    This festive season is traditionally a time when Christians get their knickers in a twist about the ‘meaning’ of Christmas. …
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  5. Narrow views

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    December 3, 2011 by admin

    The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill, recently passed in the UK, was a triumph for reason, science and common sense. …
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  6. From Back to the Future

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    November 9, 2011 by admin

    The freeing of Doctor Humayra Abedin is a sign of hope – that the medieval practices of some religions are …
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  7. Delusion

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    September 19, 2011 by admin

    I’m watching the BBC series ‘Around the World in 80 Faiths‘ with great fascination and enjoyment. Anglican vicar Peter Owen …
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  8. Religion: Straightjacket may be required

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    August 16, 2011 by admin

    A Brazilian archbishop has provoked a storm of protest through an act of excommunication. He expelled a woman from the …
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  9. Little Faith

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    August 8, 2011 by admin

    The BBC series ‘Around the World in 80 Faiths’ has come to an end, and it seems like it was …
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  10. Getting Married without God

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    July 20, 2011 by admin

    A Guardian article about how marriage rates are plummeting contained one minor but, for me, highly significant detail. Even among …
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