It wasn’t so long ago I was that kind of atheist. You know what I mean; the kind who spend as much time congratulating themselves for being right – by endlessly sharing sarcastic cartoons and YouTube clips of Christopher Hitchens, for example – as making their case.
We are right, of course, but as I grew [...]
John Gray is asked about religion in an interview about his new book, The Silence of Animals.
Like many non-religious people around the world, I use the internet to express my thoughts. Especially in a country where the vast majority believe in one religion, and do not like to hear any criticisms, the internet provides a relatively safe way of speaking freely. Or so I thought.
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Atheists must learn that religion has a great deal to teach us, while religious leaders must reform Religion to better connect with and inform people of their faiths’ inner meanings, argues Omar Shaheed.
During “Holy Week” of 2012, I found that a leaflet had been posted through my door inviting me to a commemoration of Jesus’ death the following day and a “Bible- based discourse” entitled “Is it later than you think?” a few days later.
This blog has so far been a Pope-free zone. Then I received an email press release from the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights in America headed, “Atheists must apologize for Hitler.” I was going to press delete, which is what I do with crank emails, when I noticed that it attributed a quotation [...]
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