Majority of UK population have no religious belief

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The UK’s National Center for Social Research have just issued a press release with the latest numbers on 7th September. These numbers reflect data gathered in 2017. As data is processed they tend to dribble out insights and so this latest press release is part of that process. What are the latest highlights? Well yes, I … Read moreMajority of UK population have no religious belief

Poll: Substantial majority of Scottish people are not religious and not spiritual

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When people discard a mainstream religion such as Catholicism or Baptist, they often retain some belief. On a poll or census they might identify as “None” because none of the boxes available truly describes them. This gives rise to the term “nones”. If you chat with them, then you will discover that they might indeed … Read morePoll: Substantial majority of Scottish people are not religious and not spiritual

How can a doctor be an atheist?

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A chap called Bill Dunn has written an essay that has attracted a bit of attention. It has been published within the Catholic Transcript, a magazine of the Archdiocese of Hartford, Connecticut. When I say “attention”, what I actually mean is that it popped up in my Google news feed so it perhaps implies a sufficient … Read moreHow can a doctor be an atheist?

What do people with a belief in god actually believe?

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To the outsider looking in, a system of belief can appear to be one huge collective with some minor variations, but more or less the same. It may in fact be very tempting to view all those with a belief in god as one unified group. In reality, the degree of fragmentation tends to be … Read moreWhat do people with a belief in god actually believe?

Is there a good reason to think that there is a God?

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There are humans who doubt and do not believe, and there are humans that do sincerely believe. Today I’d like to briefly mull over some of the common arguments presented by those that embrace the concept of a God. Disclaimer: I’m not a believer. Well something much have started it all The argument tends to … Read moreIs there a good reason to think that there is a God?