Carnun Marcus-Page's Blog – May 2013 Archive (4)

I Call Bollocks: "Contraception: A Psychological Prostitution"

Oh, Catholics... Some of you never fail to entertain disgust me.

Made aware of its existence by bigots on Twitter, I recently came across an article at 'catholicstand.com' entitled 'Contraception: A Psychological Prostitution'. So here's that...

It began with a quote:…

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Added by Carnun Marcus-Page on May 12, 2013 at 7:58am — No Comments

'Atheism is for white people'

"My friends joke that I am a coconut: brown on the outside, but white on the inside." - Alom Shaha, The Young Atheist's Handbook.

I wrote a post fairly recently for the Rationalist Association's blog (soon set to be in New Humanist…

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Added by Carnun Marcus-Page on May 8, 2013 at 3:00pm — 12 Comments

Effective Altruism

Last Tuesday was a good day. Peter Singer gave a lecture.

I'd been looking forward to it for some time, early on securing a place on the Facebook first-come-first-served waiting list just to be sure of a seat. Of Singer, I knew…

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Added by Carnun Marcus-Page on May 4, 2013 at 10:00am — 23 Comments

The Scriptural Illiteracy of Believers

"I find it astonishing and depressing that many people who lead their lives according to the ideas and rules laid down in these books have not read them" - Alom Shaha, The Young Atheist's Handbook.

You may have guessed it, but faith often has a lot to do with religious belief. Strip even the most 'educated' theological argument down to its core, and what you're often left with is 'we just don't know - therefore God'.

The 'we…

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Added by Carnun Marcus-Page on May 1, 2013 at 1:29pm — 1 Comment

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