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Keeping up with the St. Joneses: Places of Atheist Worship

Alain de Botton is no stranger to controversy. His opinions on a myriad of subjects have stirred discussion in various philosophical communities. As a writer, television presenter, and entrepreneur, Alain can be said to be a man of many talents. But it was recently in a series of discussions pertaining to ‘Atheist safe spaces’ and … Continue reading Keeping up with the St. Joneses: Places of Atheist Worship

Questioning Someone’s Faith: Poor Taste, Or Critical In Today’s World?

It’s an excellent practice to question ideas or proposed certainties, and not to adopt them into your own beliefs without sufficient evidence.  Although everyone has their own standard of what fits ‘sufficient evidence’, based on their education and level of natural skepticism, this is a generally accepted principle in society. Not Your Average Dinner Conversation If … Continue reading Questioning Someone’s Faith: Poor Taste, Or Critical In Today’s World?