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2020s CHALLENGES FOR HUMANISM
The Humanist Challenge to Current Inhumane Ideas
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Posted: 2020-02-27



IRISH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH RETREATS TO THE DARK AGES
The Church's dismissal of Steven Smyrl as an elder shows that the DUP are not the only dinosaurs in Northern Ireland's jurassic park
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Posted: 2019-11-21



A NEW IRELAND
Nationalists and Republicans have a responsibility in framing the discourse and debate of the benefits of a New Ireland which will be inclusive to all.
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Posted: 2019-11-21



PUTIN'S ATTACK ON LIBERALISM
Putin's malicious travesty of liberalism should be seen for what it is
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Posted: 2019-07-01



PUBLIC DEBATE IS A BEAR PIT
Public debates may entertain but they rarely educate
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Posted: 2019-06-14



GLOBALISM IS BETTER THAN NATIONALISM
At the UN President Trump has advised nations to reject globalism and embrace patriotism. But nationalism has no answer to the world's major threats: nuclear war, environmental degradation and malign technology. On the contrary, it is a major threat to humanity in all these areas.
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Posted: 2018-09-26



A CITIZEN'S ASSEMBLY FOR NORTHERN IRELAND?
If true, this is good news. All strong democracies recognise that citizens and civic associations should have an active role in politics
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Posted: 2018-03-03



BASIC INCOME: AN OLD IDEA WHOSE TIME HAS COME
Eamon Murphy argues that a universal basic income (UBI) has many advantages in the modern age. The idea is gaining momentum, with pilot projects in Finland and in the Netherlands currently in progress.
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Posted: 2016-12-25



RELIGION IN SCHOOLS
Read notes for a discussion on Radio Ulster's Sunday Sequence (16th October) on religion in Faith Schools, in which the Religion, Philosophy and Ethics model is recommended as a replacement for RE.
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Posted: 2016-11-01