Simon May argues that love has taken on the role of a new god in Western thought.
Andrew Atkinson responds to Helen de Cruz.
Scott F Parker meditates on the latest from Sam Harris
Peter J Steinberger argues that atheists, true believers and even agnostics are all wrong.
A personal view of the relationship between faith and reason.
The arguments over how religion is taught in schools are often thought of as a battle between the completing claims of different religions, atheists and agnostics. However, what we’ve ended up with in Britain, according to Robert Ellis, is in fact not a compromise, but an implicit relativism, which teaches children there is no right or wrong in matters of religion. In order to progress, we need to understand the philosophical problems which lie at the heart of the matter.
Introducing our regular column, The Skeptic. Wendy Grossman is a freelance writer and founder of the The Skeptic magazine