The Right to be Openly Atheist

This article has been written by guest writer Laurence Crouch. A valuable piece. We regularly highlight the rights of people of faith but it is equally important that the rights of atheists to their own beliefs are also not overlooked. As I’m sure most readers of this site will agree, hatred, violence and oppression should […]

Kristallnacht – Lest We Forget

The 9th and 10th November mark an anniversary of a dark event that needs to be remembered as it stands as a warning from history. On the 9th November 1938 Kristallnacht began – An attack on Jewish homes, businesses and people by the Sturmabteilung or “SA”, who were Hitler’s “Brownshirts”. This attack was in response […]

Defending The Right To A Faith

As someone who believes in the importance of standing up for the rights of religions to observe and practise their different faiths I often get asked when I am planning to convert to a religion different to my own. It rather amuses me how many people (my oldest friend included) secretly expect me to convert […]

Halal and Kosher – Facts not Prejudice

Not being a reader of the Daily Mail their article on the subject of Halal slaughter published on the 24 October 2016 would have normally gone unnoticed. However when it was brought to my attention on Twitter I decided to have a closer look at some of the claims made by the Mail and explore […]

Whereof One Cannot Speak…

This famous quotation from Wittgenstein is usually interpreted as being an indictment on the inability of language to express complex truths. The implication being that if we do not have the necessary words we should refrain from the attempt. I’m stretching the scope of the quote slightly here to extend to the idea that in […]