Daniel Scott Lintott
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Dan is a 2nd year Philosophy student at the University of Edinburgh who is interested in discussion and debate, particularly on current affairs, finance, politics and film. He believes that ideas and rational thought can have a positive effect on the world and are better than understanding the world than superstition and dogma. However, he is open to any opinion and welcomes any comments or criticism.

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My Virgin Atlantic Flight With Live Comedy From Richard Herring

(0) Comments | Posted 25 August 2014 | (10:48)


Most people think of flights as a necessary evil, especially short haul ones. They take you from A to B, but you end up spending the majority of the journey looking at your watch waiting to land. Anyone who was taking...

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Mother Teresa on Trial

(2) Comments | Posted 19 March 2013 | (12:41)

Mother Teresa was an extremist. Before even delving into the wealth of evidence to suggest that she did not deserve her mythical saintly status, it is essential to note the views she freely offered up to the world during her lifetime. It would be foolish to forget her words after...

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The God-Given Right to Discriminate

(2) Comments | Posted 22 November 2012 | (23:51)



This week, on 21st of November, the Church of England's governing General Synod voted against allowing women to become bishops, including the positions of Archbishop of York and Canterbury. According to the rules of the Church the motion cannot be brought back "in...

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A Cause for Con-CERN

(2) Comments | Posted 6 November 2012 | (15:56)

Last month Cern, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, held a three-day conference between some of Europe's most renowned scientists and a few groups of people whose understanding of particle physics is probably dubious at best; namely theologians and philosophers. The event was held in the wake of the discovery...

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