Hate crime is selective secular morality

Hate is not a crime – it is a sin – a sin of thought, which may manifest itself in speech and behaviour. Christian societies do not criminalise hate but teach and encourage self-policing by naming and shaming sin. Secularism has no such ability so it calls in the help of criminal sanctions to force …

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Secular puritanism

Secular puritanism is on the rise and it is aggressive, unlike Christian puritanism.  In the wake of recent sex scandals, secular commentators are expressing their concern at the suspension of due process with trial by media, by social media and the assumption of guilty till proved innocent. ‘The new puritanism’ was discussed in the 15th-anniversary …

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