Religion + Philosophy

The Iron Lady and the Good Samaritan

Income Inequality

STE FLEMING “…this is not a solution: it is an aggravation of the difficulty. The proper aim is to try and reconstruct society on such a basis that poverty will be impossible.” – Oscar Wilde (The Soul of Man Under…

Blessed Be the Wealth Creators

David Cameron

STE FLEMING The end of November 2013 saw a slew of unremarkable statements by political figures that were greeted with faux shock and horror by the ever-hysterical media and none more so than the declaration by David Cameron that he…

Sympathy for the Devil

Anton LaVey

STE FLEMING “The greatest trick the Devil ever played was convincing the world that he did not exist.” – Charles Baudelaire A round of applause for the Devil, surely. He’s only pulled off pretty much the greatest trick of all…

Can Religious Movements be Progressive?

Can Religious Movements Be Progressive

HARRY J. BENTHAM argues that Marxist ideology notwithstanding, religion has always been key to progressive social change. It is common for religion to be entirely placed in the reactionary camp when it comes to politics. This is despite the fact…