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No News Thursday 20th November...

News Sunday 16th November...

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David Cameron
Updated: Ban Everything!
David Cameron calls for more internet censorship of 'extremist' material. And no doubt the authorities will define 'extremist' as meaning more or less everything


Watching Religious Censorship

Religious Watch seeks respect for the basic human right of freedom of religion, and this  includes the right not to participate.

This site records examples of those that seek to censor the views of others in the name of religion.


Quotations

"People are fed up with religion. The bar-room talk is that it causes too much trouble in the world"
(The Reverend Ian Gregory)

"Most self-designated Christians seem to have found ways to spin the doctrine that allows them to be as belligerent, violent, intolerant, and murderous as Herod himself. In my personal experience (and I was raised Christian) it's easier to find an atheist practicing the teachings of Jesus than a Christian."
(Philip Slater, Huffington Post)

"Morality is doing what is right, regardless of what you are told. Religion is doing what you are told, regardless if it is right". (Quoted by Al Stefaneli, The God Discussion)

"It's not consumerism that makes millions of people turn away from their churches. It's not relativism. Or narcissism. Or secularism. It's common sense. These churches ask their worshippers to believe in things that are ridiculous. The acid burning through the spiritual life of the West is reason". (Michael Miner, Chicago Reader)


 

News Wednesday 12th November...

   
UK News UK newsbeat logo
The Jovial Jihadist
The BBC Trust and Ofcom are not impressed by Radio 1's Newsbeat interviewing a jihadist who likened his experience in Syria to computer gaming
UK News UK university of west london logo
Offsite Article
Offsite Article: Report Censored
University cancels the debate on how much free speech should be conferred to islamic extremists
 

News Saturday 8th November...

   
World News Poland lindner coffin calendar
Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Lust
Polish coffin company had fun with a sexy calendar and offends the Polish church
   

News Friday 7th November...

   
UK News UK Quetzalcoatl
Religious Truth
More than half of Britons believe religion does more harm than good
   

News Thursday 30th October...

   
EU News Germany Dieter Nuhr Ich bin nuhr
Offsite Article
Offsite Article: When does making fun of religion cross the line?
A comedian might say it's his job to make fun of everything and everybody under the sun - the more wicked, the better. In Germany, a debate has broken out after a Muslim citizen filed suit over a comedian's jokes.
   

 

Favourites
 The LibertyPhile Islam and how it does or doesn't fit in with modern secular and democratic ideas
 Secular Medical Forum opposing religious influences when they make for bad medicene
 Pat Condell's Godless Comedy Videos with a poke in the eye for religion
 Think Humanism A lively forum for those interested in humanism, secularism and freethought.
 Richard Dawkins.net Noted atheist and author of God Delusion
 The Freethinker Secular Humanist Monthly, a good read in cartoon times
 International Humanist and Ethical Union
 Islamophobia Watch From a different angle but nevertheless very useful
 Islam in Europe Another useful site offering a bit of perspective
 National Secular Society Well worth subscribing to their excellent newsletter
 MediawatchWatch watching nutters such as Christian Voice & Mediawatch-UK