Tags: 'Militant' Secularism
Posted: Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:28 by Terry Sanderson
Eric Pickles, the Dickensian-style Communities Minister, has announced that Britain is a "Christian nation" and anyone who disagrees needs to "get over it".
Posted: Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:01 by George Gillett
George Gillett defends the fundamentals of secularism against the persistent attempts by some politicians and media commentators to misrepresent the term as a slur, to protect their own religious agendas in government.
Posted: Mon, 10 Sep 2012 15:08 by Terry Sanderson
Has the recent reshuffle appeased the religious lobby and are parliament's theocrats about to have their day?
Posted: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 10:37 by Mary Draycott
The UK is a diverse society; a secular political system allows us all to develop equally in peace and fairness.
Posted: Thu, 05 Apr 2012 12:32 by Oliver Kamm
In a free society, government must defend religious liberty while being indifferent to the content of people's beliefs.
Posted: Tue, 03 Apr 2012 21:18 by Terry Sanderson
The Prime Minister, David Cameron, gave an Easter reception for Christian leaders at Downing Street this week at which he delivered an unctuous speech of such disingenuousness and hypocrisy that it almost takes the breath away.
Posted: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 11:03 by Terry Sanderson
Atheists cannot be made to believe and believers cannot – with some exceptions – be persuaded that they are deluded (as Richard Dawkins would have it). So we have to leave it at that and then find a way to live together. That way is secularism.
Posted: Mon, 19 Mar 2012 15:53 by Nick Cohen
Nick Cohen says 'Militant secularist' has become the 'neo-con' of the 2010s: a know-nothing label that signifies extremism, without explaining where the extremism lies.
Posted: Tue, 14 Feb 2012 17:36 by Terry Sanderson
Terry Sanderson warns that Baroness Warsi risks starting a culture war that she cannot win.