The 21st Century Called...

The 21st Century Called…

The Church of England will vote today to decide whether to allow women to serve as bishops. This ¬†decision point comes twenty years after women…

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"Militant" Secularism

“Militant” Secularism

In the past two weeks, there have been two significant court rulings: Local government meetings are for conducting the business you’ve been elected to. They…

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The Pope: A very British welcome

The Pope: A very British welcome

There are some days I wish I lived somewhere other than the UK. The weather’s a bit rubbish, for starters. Today is a day of…

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Spirituality...?

Spirituality…?

It’s such a loose term, when you think about it. What does it mean, exactly? Can atheists be spiritual, even without believing in the supernatural?…

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The Reason for the Season!

The Reason for the Season!

It’s Winter Solstice today, which means that the days will now start getting longer until the Summer Solstice next year. Interestingly, the Wikipedia entry for…

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Omnipotence Paradox

Omnipotence Paradox

Short of time for blogging these days – sorry. Still, I felt this short verse by Karen Owens, and quoted in the God Delusion, worth…

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Get Busy Living or Get Busy Dying...

Get Busy Living or Get Busy Dying…

As an atheist, I’ve still got my share of problems, but I’ve put one behind me. I’ve dug myself out of the pit of religious…

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It couldn't happen here...

It couldn’t happen here…

… could it? Are we getting closer to the horror of the American redneck warehouse-style “Charismatic” Christian movement here in our beloved “Live and let…

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When in Rome...

When in Rome…

I was two minutes late. My barrister friend had invited me to attend a lecture on the subject of Sharia Law and British Law. He'd…

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3 days and counting!

3 days and counting!

“Writing for a penny a word is ridiculous. If a man really wants to make a million dollars, the best way would be to start…

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