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EXCLUSIVE: British conservatism becoming more atheist claims top UK humanist

EXCLUSIVE: British conservatism becoming more atheist claims top UK humanist

James Bickerton May 9, 2017 0

I’m an atheist who considers himself to be a conservative. Not so long ago a good proportion of the British conservative movement would have regarded this as a logical contradiction. You can’t be a

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Is David Cameron Right to Say Britain is a Christian Country?

Is David Cameron Right to Say Britain is a Christian Country?

Sam Woolfe April 17, 2014 0

Many were surprised to see David Cameron take on a new persona, that of an evangelical Christian. In an article he wrote for the Church Times, our beloved PM made had the following to

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Why libertarians shouldn’t support the right of religion to opt-out of same-sex marriage

Why libertarians shouldn’t support the right of religion to opt-out of same-sex marriage

Christina Annesley February 25, 2014 7

I’m going to hold my hands up here – I don’t really care about freedom of religion. I’m an atheist, I don’t think religion provides a net positive contribution to the world, I think

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The Dangers of “Spirituality”

The Dangers of “Spirituality”

James Snell October 16, 2013 2

James Snell attacks the phenomenon of spirituality propounded by some atheists. Irreligion has become the new mainstream phenomenon. Previously, it had been those who criticised religion, but described themselves as ‘spiritual’ who were considered

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Atheists Can Learn Some Lessons From Religion

Atheists Can Learn Some Lessons From Religion

Sam Woolfe August 28, 2013 1

Alain de Botton is a British writer, philosopher and TV presenter. He has written a book entitled Religion for Atheists: A Non-believer’s Guide to the Uses of Religion (2012). The main thrust of his

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In Defence of Richard Dawkins

In Defence of Richard Dawkins

Richard Elliott August 10, 2013 9

Richard Dawkins has been getting a lot of unnecessary flack for his own ‘Tweetgate’ in the last 24 hours, writes Richard Elliott. It was a great coincidence that on the same day that I

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Has Atheism become Fundamentalist?

Has Atheism become Fundamentalist?

Backbencher August 10, 2013 32

It seems that every time an article about religion is posted online or a comment is made on twitter or even when somebody professes to having faith or a  religious inclination, a torrent of

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Atheist Spirituality

Daniel Pryor June 25, 2013 4

Daniel Pryor admonishes those who would dismiss the insights that religion and spirituality have to offer. I haven’t met many religious communists; it seems that radical socialism and vehement hatred of divine authority go

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