In the aftermath of the Woolwich murder of Lee Rigby, it is apparent that all sides of the political spectrum are torn as to where we go from here. The solution, as far as progress is concerned, is very simple: we must defend the freedom of Muslims like anyone else’s, whilst moving society away from … More We must defend Muslims with everything we have, whilst moving society away from religion
Unsurprisingly, the reaction to yesterdays violent murder in Woolwich has been vast and quick to emerge. One main discussion has emerged from this: should the event be blamed on immigration or religion? Or, alternatively, are we just looking at another violent attack – the type of which happens several times a year? Before any analysis … More Immigration, Religion and Terrorism: A Response to Woolwich
The problem, in a nutshell With the release of Rational Morality less than a month away, now would be a good time to go over what I believe to be one of the most important features of the theory: how to rationally solve the ‘is-ought problem’. Those who have read or studied any moral philosophy will likely not … More How do you solve a problem like ‘is-ought’?
In recent weeks much has been made of the assertion that rational atheism is “being used as a cover for Islamophobia”. The following article, written by Glenn Greenwald, is one of the more well known examples: Sam Harris, the New Atheists, and anti-Muslim animus Harris, much like Christopher Hitchens, sometimes takes a somewhat perplexing political … More Is it xenophobic to argue against Islam?