Monthly Archives: January 2014

A Defence of Generation Y

I am so sick of the unrelenting criticism of Gen Y that comes from old fogeys in articles like this one or in anything that comes out of Peter Hitchens’ mouth (he apparently believes that society itself will collapse once Gen Yers and the values they represent take over). So here is my defence of a […]

Why Ricky Gervais is wrong on Religious Violence

A basic truism of New Atheism is that religious commitment will inevitably lead to religious violence. Or, at the very least, they believe that the virtues of religion are soundly outweighed by its evils. Ricky Gervais, whose work I find extremely amusing in almost any other context, has become increasingly recognised as a soldier of […]