Terminally Ill Clive James Says 'God Has No Leg To Stand On'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK

There will be no deathbed conversion for Clive James. The author and poet, who is terminally ill with emphysema and leukemia, gave an extraordinary in...

A Letter to My 18 Month Old on Women's Day

Zubin Madon | Posted 07.03.2015 | UK
Zubin Madon

Do not shackle yourself to gender centric paradigms of a hypocritical society; do not scuttle your dreams for ascendancy of your "natural role" (for want of a better euphemism) as a mother or a wife.

There's Now An Atheist Helpline

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- Former believers struggling with the realisation that Bronze Age teachings might not be the best guide for modern life can now contact a h...

Atheist Blogger Hacked To Death For 'Crime Against Islam'

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK

A prominent atheist blogger who advocated secularism and was known for speaking out against religious extremism has been hacked to death. Banglade...

Richard Dawkins Says Children Must Be Protected From Their Religious Parents

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK

Prominent atheist Richard Dawkins has argued that children with religious parents must be protected from indoctrination. Dawkins expressed concern...

Richard Dawkins Reckons Video That 'Demolishes Atheism In One Minute' Is Pathetic

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK

Richard Dawkins has laid into a viral Facebook video that claims to "demolish atheism in one minute" using a scene of a woman at the dentist. In th...

Chapel Hill Victim's Father Blames Anti-Muslim Rhetoric In The Media

AP/The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK

SEE ALSO: Chapel Hill Shooting Victim Fundraised For Syrian Refugees And Helped The Homeless Chapel Hill Muslim Students Murdered 'Over Parking Disp...

'From Stephen Fry's Position Of Atheism There Is No Hope For The Future'

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK

Last week famed atheist Stephen Fry stunned audiences by declaring if there were a God he would be “utterly, utterly evil.” The 57-year-old wa...

Sorry Religion But Stephen Fry Is Spot On: Why Would Anyone Idolise A God Like This?

Duncan Lindsay | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK
Duncan Lindsay

For me, the question of whether or not God is real is not the point of this discussion but the pinnacle message that should be taken from what Fry so eloquently said is that, were God real, why would we want to worship such an entity?

Social Media What a Strange Beast.

Clive Norman | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Clive Norman

Some are very relaxed and comfortable with their religious stance and are equally happy to befriend an atheist such as myself. I regularly espouse on my timeline my disdain for religion, but can of course separate the religion from the person.

Stephen Fry Is 'A Maniac', Says God

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Comedy

Actor and comedian Stephen Fry is a "maniac", according to the Almighty. When asked what He would say if He came face-to-face with the all-knowing,...

Stephen Fry Delivers Stunning Rebuke When Asked About Meeting God

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK

UPDATE: 'From Stephen Fry's Position Of Atheism There Is No Hope For The Future' What would Stephen Fry say if he came face-to-face with God? T...

Atheism: Keeping the Faith

Michael Collier | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK
Michael Collier

It's not my intention to invert the status quo and start bashing atheists. There's enough bashing going on as it is. What is interesting, writing as someone who doesn't really think of himself as either, is to observe the distinct similarities in each group.

Tory MP Calls for Prayers at Council Meetings

Chris Rooney | Posted 22.03.2015 | UK Politics
Chris Rooney

When I first read about the Local Government (Religious etc. Observances) Bill, it struck me as somehow sinister and hilarious at the same time. Jake Berry, little known MP and spirited devil-dodger, has decided that best way to open council meetings is with a nod to The Almighty.

Charlie Hebdo: The Pope's Comments Join a Media Circus at Risk of Legitimising Terrorism

George Gillett | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK
George Gillett

Whether it be the Pope or a media commentator - we must avoid capitalising on a terrorist incident to vocalise our opinion on these cartoons and society's attitude towards religious beliefs.

Comedian Aziz Ansari Brands Rupert Murdoch A ‘Racist Piece Of Sh**'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK

In the wake of the Paris attacks which left 17 people dead, Rupert Murdoch has been busy stirring ire via the medium of twitter. The media mogul h...

Why Atheism Is Not Enough - Reply to Rezan Aslan

John Sargeant | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK
John Sargeant

Atheism as a word just did not explain the danger and harm religion has inflicted on people. Positive or negative atheism as terms do not bring out the total rejection that religion should have anything to do with how society should be governed or considered a civic role to be involved in such a duty. That was why Hitchens used the term anti-theist.

Religion, War and Atheism

Canon J.John | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK
Canon J.John

Precisely because it is such a frequently used criticism of religious faith, the argument that war is a product of religion is worth considering. After all, we have recently had some horrific imagery from the Middle East that seems to suggest that religion is a bad thing. Nevertheless a number of points strike me.

Andrew Brown: Hating Islam Means Hating Muslims

John Sargeant | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Politics
John Sargeant

To hate a religion according to Andrew Brown is to hate religious believers. To the point you want to make them victims. My hatred of religion for endorsing slavery makes me apparently hate modern religious believers, which is equivalent to rascism.

Jessica Elgot

Half Of Brits Say Religion More Harm Than Good - And Atheists Can Be Just As Moral | Jessica Elgot | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK

Britain is changing, becoming more multicultural and secular. Is religion changing too? Throughout November, The Huffington Post UK is running its Bey...

The Dark Side of Halloween: Witches, Demons and Death

Paul Beaumont | Posted 28.12.2014 | UK
Paul Beaumont

Europe has an unhappy history in the way it has dealt with the made up 'crime' of witchcraft over the centuries. Professor Owen Davis of the University of Hertfordshire estimates that between 30,000 and 50,000 people, mainly women, were executed after being found guilty in witchcraft trials between 1450 and 1780.

'Ben Affleck Would Be Beheaded In A Heartbeat By These ISIS Animals'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK

Following Bill Maher and Ben Affleck’s heated row about Islam, Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly has made his feelings on the subject known too. S...

How Did IS Come Into Existence, and Why Is It Able to Recruit Europeans in the 1000s?

Kevin Godlington | Posted 27.11.2014 | UK Politics
Kevin Godlington

Problems start back home, in poverty, with bad parents and poor role models, the children given no mentors or guidance as they're ignored by society at large. The only available guidance they receive - the dirty words from religious clerics and violent lyrics from music. It's all about becoming indoctrinated with vile bile.

British Opinion Polls Reveal a Dramatic Decline in Impact of the Bible on the UK - Does This Spell the End of Christianity

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 23.11.2014 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

A recently published review of opinion poll data, from 123 national sample surveys of the UK adult general population, documents dramatically declining allegiance to the Bible over recent years, even among regular churchgoers.

Dawkins Apologises After Offending Parents Of Babies With Down Syndrome

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK

Richard Dawkins has issued a half apology after claiming it would be "immoral" to carry on with a pregnancy if the mother knew the foetus had Down Syn...