Season 7

Why the atheist church is failing

Why the atheist church is failing

The recent launch of the atheist churches proved a bit of a phenomenon, but have just as quickly been experiencing a lingering and slow death. What is the cause for this? The surprising answer is that Christian churches had tried this same experiment – religion without God – and failed for the same reasons.

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6 reasons Jesus hated religion

6 reasons Jesus hated religion

Ever thought religion was just after your money? Closed-minded, full of hypocrites, tribal and sexist? Well, you might find you have more in common with the man who started the world's largest religion than you'd expect.

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No God, no human rights?

No God, no human rights?

It seems the general view today is that human rights are a collection of socially-created values, which we have agreed are inviolable and universal to everyone. However, it becomes problematic when we argue that on one hand human rights are inherent, and on the other hand admit that they are rules that we have created ourselves. If we can make up our own moral code, why can’t someone else and what do we do when the two clash?

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How individualism messed up my generation

How individualism messed up my generation

My generation spend 3 hours a day on our phones. We are isolated and stressed. We don't feel like we have any friends. Millennials had it bad, Gen Z have it worse, so what next? Do we accept the fact that we’re all slightly screwed, and destined to be lonely forever?

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Let me entertain you

Let me entertain you

Why do we hate being bored so much? Why do we always try to fill the silence? In our productivity culture, resting is out of fashion, but perhaps our constant need to be entertained tells us something deeper about ourselves?

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How to find hope in a fearful world

How to find hope in a fearful world

From climate change and Brexit to the fear of being seen in public without makeup, there is much to be fearful about in the world today. Even the vast improvements in almost every area of global health, wealth and education do little to make us more hopeful. Is there anything that can help?

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