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← Secularism v Religion in national affairs - post-Warsi discussion on BBC Newsnight 14/2/12

digofthedump's Avatar Jump to comment 71 by digofthedump

The current anti-religion -so-called secular- movement has more in common with the dark side of the enlightenment than the light side. Heirs to Robespierre rather than Jefferson.

Case in point...Secularists in olden days were standing up to genuine tyranny...as in being burnt alive for translating the bible sort of thing....Current secularists are complaining about Songs of Praise on the BBC...that sort of thing (okay I technically made that up but it is a pretty good summary of you guys is it not?). Also, how many enlightenment secularists would have supported a motion to extract a fine of some £3000 from a couple who used their private property to make a living running a bed and breakfast because they refused two men to share a double bed in accordance with their conscience...and demand that noone could earn a living from their private property in such a way unless they enforce the moral values (or rather lack thereof) of the state?

It's time to call bullshit on you people it really is.

Thu, 16 Feb 2012 20:19:36 UTC | #918540