Entries by Ralph Jones from 12/2012

Why Is Religion So Afraid Of Women?

| Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The university's feminist society labelled the decision "hugely discriminatory, deeply offensive and sexist to women"; no argument from me there, but just apply this quote to religion in general, whose history is mired in inescapably revolting attitudes towards women, and you need not change the phraseology.

Most Parents Would Prefer Their Children Not to Be Tory MPs

| Posted 12.10.2012 | UK Politics

Though it is of course difficult to comprehend why a child would wish to become a Tory MP, it is our solemn duty as a society to ensure that we can love the sinner and hate the sin.

Strangely Enough, Equal Rights Have to Be Equal

| Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Politics

In 250 years, when this country will have either loosened or entirely relinquished the moronic grasp of organised religion, how do you think this issue will be chronicled in the history books: as a crucial battle for the inalienable rights of homosexuals, or as the period in which the Church bravely stood up tall against the immorality of a sinful nation?

Hell Obviously Doesn't Exist

| Posted 12.31.2012 | UK

One ought always to be on one's guard about those who assert that to think in a certain way is to commit a sin. This is the immoral and bullying trick that religion plays. Couched in cosy rhetoric and increasingly vague threats is the assumption that, in dissenting, you are subjecting yourself to an eternity of howling pain and misery.