Tagged: belief

Traditions and social arrangements out of step with social diversity - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Dec 10, 2015

A new report from The Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life recommends changes which challenge the current traditional role and power of religion in the UK. Among its recommendations are: National and civic events should reflect the pluralist character of modern society and “national forums such as the House of Lords, [should] include a wider range … Read More

Thatcher, Monckton and Pinochet - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Apr 11, 2013

OK, I can appreciate that criticism of Margaret Thatcher upsets some people – not speaking ill of the dead or something. Trouble is, one has to choose. A lot of people were hurt by Thatcher’s policies. And she supported some … Continue reading → … Read More

The “dynamic duo” of science? - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Feb 13, 2013

Well, that’s how someone described them. But I have generally found the discussions between Lawrence Krauss and Richard Dawkins stimulating. I first commented on these almost 5 years ago (see Lawrence Krauss – Richard Dawkins discussion). They have had a number … Continue reading → … Read More