Features


Laughing religion off the planet – an interview with Pat Condell
Dave McKeegan interviews atheist, satirist and YouTube superstar Pat Condell.

The Gentle Secularist: an interview with Ariane Sherine
Dave McKeegan interviews journalist, author and ‘Probably No God’ mastermind Ariane Sherine.

A story of revelation and rebirth, but not as Christians would like it
Peter Brietbart reviews Losing My Religion: How I Lost My Faith Reporting on Religion in America by former religious correspondent at the LA Times William Lobdell.

Why circumcision should be abhorred
Peter Brietbart makes the case that circumcision is a barbaric and unnecessary practice with no place in a modern society

Atheist, Gnostic, Theist, Agnostic
Peter Brietbart takes a look at what it means to be an atheist/gnostic/theist/agnostic, clarifies and explains the positions and presents a way to work out a label for what you believe (or don’t believe).

An interview with SMBC’s Zach Weiner
Dave McKeegan interviews the heroic, hilarious and often naked Zach Weiner of webcomic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal.

An interview with A.C. Grayling
Peter Brietbart interviews writer, philosopher and author Professor A.C. Grayling about life, the universe, and everything.

An interview with Christopher Hitchens
Peter Brietbart interviews author, journalist and contrarian Christopher Hitchens after the Intelligence Squared debate.

On the Origin of Specious Arguments
Dr Robert Stovold weighs up some Creationist arguments, and finds them wanting.

Spiritual Care on the NHS: Chaplains or Charlatans?
Dr Robert Stovold casts a critical eye on on the Chaplaincy in the British National Health service and makes the case for reason and secularism.

Why freethinkers must proceed from race fact, not race fiction
Caught between the disgraceful racism of the Right, and the strident, often irrational anti-racism of the Left- Diesel Balaam examines the issues.

The Atheism of a Preacher’s Kid
Sarah Trachtenberg, author of Not My God writes about the oppressive nature of religion for atheists in America.

Fatwa culture and the juvenile Muslim mind
Barry Duke describes how Islam militates against interaction and integration in liberal Western societies.

Atheists are more intelligent than religious people
Chris Barker argues that there is nothing racist about suggesting that atheists are more intelligent than believers.