BroughtyBoy


  • BroughtyBoy posted a new activity comment 4 years, 1 month ago

    I think that religious leaders and western politicians are both to blame here, primarily for not tackling the subjects of heaven and redemption head-on. Whether paradise exists or not is beside the point – an eight year old child would understand that the notion of a perpetrator of indiscriminate mass murder being rewarded with virgins in some…[Read more]

  • BroughtyBoy posted a new activity comment 4 years, 1 month ago

    Surely the problem lies in the question itself. Your religion can often be confused with your culture, so why not ask which religion do you currently believe in?

  • BroughtyBoy posted a new activity comment 4 years, 1 month ago

    Blaming inequality is perhaps correct, but understanding the roots of inequality is key. If your culture requires you to withdraw from the wider world, restricts your dress, inhibits your imagination and your capacity to rationalise, represses your sexuality, and ultimately promises you heaven via the certitude of moral superiority, then it’s no…[Read more]

  • BroughtyBoy posted a new activity comment 4 years, 2 months ago

    Alan #49

    The second paragraph of Professor Dawkins article suggests exactly that.
    This argument would condemn my fellow Scots to an annual referendum until they voted to secede.

  • BroughtyBoy posted a new activity comment 4 years, 2 months ago

    The notion that a second referendum could be prearranged to allow for the consequences of the initial vote to sink in is faintly ridiculous. Whether it be a fortnight, a month, or a year later is irrelevant – who would bother voting in the first round? Why bother?

    Democracy in its one man one vote format trumps all other forms of government.…[Read more]