religion and belief
The question we really need to answer about young jihadists
The National Conversation,
26 June 2014
Why do radical Islamic ideals appeal to young people who are often the beneficiaries of a relatively comfortable and secure lifestyle?
Time for some new answers to the Jewish Question
4 February 2014
Too many Europeans are acquiescing to anti-Semitism instead of fighting it.
Oprah is wrong. Atheists can experience wonder and awe
16 October 2013
Those who believe in God do not have a monopoly over possession of that magnificent sense of the sublime.
The intolerant crusade against circumcision
7 October 2013
In the name of child protection, anti-faith zealots are attacking a way of life.
Atheists are more intelligent than religious people? That’s ‘sciencism’ at its worst
13 August 2013
This study exhibits more prejudice than worthwhile research.
The bigotry of the anti-circumcision zealots
2 July 2012
ESSAY: Today’s campaigning against circumcision is so dogmatic and intolerant it makes the old religions look enlightened in comparison.
Glaube: Wie aus dem Atheismus eine Pseudo-Religion wurde
18 April 2012
Von Frank Furedi.
How atheism became a religion in all but name
1 February 2012
It was only a matter of time before someone proposed an ‘atheist temple’, given the religious-like zealotry and dogma of the New Atheists.
Review by Julian Baggini
16 September 2011
Veteran intellectual pugilist Frank Furedi makes an attack on tolerance without engagement.
Crusade against the pope: an Inquisition-in-Reverse
16 September 2010
The campaigners against the pope’s visit have more in common with the fanatical Inquisitors of old than with Enlightened liberal humanists.