Category: Blog

Our Media Is Fuelling Terrorism & It Has Got To Stop

  Two co-ordinated attacks at different sites in Spain: Barcelona and Cambrils. Thirteen dead, over 100 injured, and we have heard the same words across the airwaves as we always do. “We are stronger together”. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and victims”. After the number of terrorist attacks that have occurred, I […]

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The Resurrection re-told for Christian sceptics

A poll this year conducted by the BBC found that 40% of all Christians don’t believe in the Resurrection story as portrayed in the Bible, with 25% not believing in it at all. The result? More Christians don’t believe in the Biblical Resurrection story than do believe in it!     So how should sceptical Christians — who now seem to […]

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It’s Shocking How Much Tommy Robinson Holds in Common With Extremist Muslims

  “We will never have peace on this Earth so long as we have the Qur’an.” These were the words quoted by EDL founder Tommy Robinson on Tuesday morning, in a bizarre and frankly irresponsible ITV interview that featured Tommy dropping a series of bombshells on the hosts, like the fact that they hadn’t grown […]

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I’m a Doctor, and I Think I Work in Hell

‘How was work?’ she asks when I come home. I wonder how to answer that. Recently, the answer has become, ‘I’d rather not talk about work,’ and now I’ve realised why. I work as a doctor in ICU, meaning ‘Intensive Care Unit’. The ‘Intensive’ in ICU represents the bulk of what we do. Each patient has […]

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The Simulation Hypothesis is Wrong: Humans Are Not Machines

This article will take you approximately 12 minutes to read. That scrollbar may be smaller than you’d hope for, but we’re sure you’ll agree that the following is worth sticking around for: Can maths prove God? Is the universe a simulation run by an advanced civilisation? What can light bulbs teach us about the nature […]

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Why Atheists Really Need to Learn About Islam Ahmadiyya

By: Raden Roro, a convert to Islam Ahmadiyya Here are common allegations, memes, and popular quotes spewed by many atheists against all religions and all religious peoples. “Religions survive because they brainwash the young. Take away that brainwashing, and religions will die out” “We are all born atheists until someone starts telling us lies” “If you […]

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The Search for God in the Age of Science

Preamble Do you know what the most beautiful conversation in human history was? It was between the Prophet Muhammad and the man who would later become the first caliph of the Muslims: Abu Bakr the Truthful. He was a wealthy and respected merchant who had been travelling outside his home-town of Mecca, deep in the […]

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Is Santa Making Your Kids Atheist?

Have you seen Liam Neeson’s audition for Santa Claus? It’s hilarious, and I thoroughly recommend you check it out below. He delivers Santa’s classic lines in the character of Bryan Mills, an ex-military security agent from the movie Taken. Neeson’s calculating menace results in a dissociation, for the viewer, between Santa himself and the cuddly fat-grandpa […]

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Should Humanism Replace Religion?

In this video, Rational Religion co-founder explains why Humanism can never replace religion, because its premise of atheism obviates moral objectivity. You can find the slides used in the presentation below-these can be downloaded via the ‘link out’ button.  

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If Everyone was Humanist, Would Society be More Moral?

With the recent controversy over whether Humanism should be taught in UK RE classes, this belief system is getting more attention than it’s ever done. We thought we’d help out the British Humanist Association with their policy of promoting critical thought around Humanism by publishing a series of posts examining whether Humanism makes any sense at all. Enjoy!   ~Humanism & […]

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