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[ May 31 2020 ]

Philip Pullman on Religion

Religion, uncontaminated by power, can be the source of a great deal of private solace, artistic inspiration, and moral wisdom. But when it gets its hands on the levers of political or social authority, it goes rotten very quickly indeed. –Philip Pullman

[ Feb 5 2013 ]

The same god?

The Taliban shot a young girl in the head, you may have heard about it. She was taken to the UK and patched up by the best people and techniques medical science has to offer, and she appears to have come through successfully. And she wants to help people, and educate people, and bring about […]