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Love the Sinner; Shut Up, Eagle Eye

Love the Sinner; Shut Up

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 [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 30 January 2014 at 3:23 pm

Gray Area, Eagle Eye

Gray Area

John Gray is asked about religion in an interview about his new book, The Silence of Animals.

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 22 February 2013 at 11:34 am

The Freedom of Thought 2012 report: the non-religious are still being persecuted, Notebook

The Freedom of Thought 2012 report: the non-religious are still being persecuted

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.

By | Notebook | Friday, 14 December 2012 at 12:44 pm

Top of the posts: Gangsters, airbrushing and blood for money, Notebook

Top of the posts: Gangsters, airbrushing and blood for money

The most read blogs from the past week, as determined by stats.

By | Notebook | Friday, 11 May 2012 at 5:14 pm

Islam and Christianity must renovate religion: Atheists have to stop trashing it, Arts

Islam and Christianity must renovate religion: Atheists have to stop trashing it

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.

By | Arts, Notebook, Opinion | Friday, 11 May 2012 at 4:00 am

Why instrusive evangelists should leave their beliefs at the door, Notebook

Why instrusive evangelists should leave their beliefs at the door

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.

By | Notebook | Sunday, 15 April 2012 at 9:00 am

He said what?, Eagle Eye

He said what?

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 [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Thursday, 16 September 2010 at 10:26 pm

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