Category Archives: Children

Save the planet- why?

The cheapest and easiest way to combat climate change, according to a report by the London School of Economics and Political Science, is by sterilisation and abortion. Humans, they say, is the planet’s worst enemy: We are destroying our earth. … Continue reading

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Yep- Sharing the Christian faith with your children is not child abuse

I already wrote a pair of articles (here) about the (unscientific) Dawkinsian notion that religious instruction to children amounts to child abuse. But there are more evidence than I mentioned, from larger test groups. Here, Tom Gilson points out what … Continue reading

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Child abuse???

Vocal atheists try, these days, to convince people that religion is bad for children. Richard Dawkins go as far as calling it “child abuse.” Obviously, these anti-religious campaigners quote no studies. They back up their prejudiced views by emotionalism, sophisticated … Continue reading

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Child abuse??? The statistics

(This post is the “boring”-numbers-part of a two-part feature. The point of the story is actually here.) First example : From the page I linked to, I get this quote: “Positive Life Outcomes Religious participation seems to be having a … Continue reading

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Highlight: 20 February: Anne

I’ve been feeling depressed lately and I thought about having to notice the good things in life. So, I made a resolution to sometimes mention highlights of my life as they happen. Yesterday, the highlight was speaking to a Christian … Continue reading

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SA’s “Sexual offences and Related Matters Amendment Act” (No 32, 2007): The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Good 1. At least one ridiculously contradictory concept have now been removed from law books: There used to be a law stating that having consensual homosexual intercourse with someone under 19 is a crime. Then, same-sex marriages became legal. Last … Continue reading

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About prejudice, Philip Pullman , Dawkins and Hitchens and the like

    Here Peter T. Chattaway, film critic, interview Philip Pullman on “His Dark materials” books and the new “The Golden Compass“ movie, based on it. The interview statements seems to be a bit more toned down than Pullman’s earlier … Continue reading

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