Easter and April Fools: religion and discrimination

I think it’s great that Easter Monday has fallen on April Fools’ Day. My usual (internal) reaction to hearing about religions I don’t know much about (i.e. most of them) is “So, which groups of people do you have to hate?”. Because while whatever Holy Communion is remains a mystery to me, the hate andContinue reading “Easter and April Fools: religion and discrimination”

Equal marriage debate: Family choice targeted over other values

There is a tendency to assume that family and sexual choices are in a different category than, or┬ánot as important as, other freedoms – especially when religion is the opponent. We take it for granted that the Catholic Church and other religious institutions are against equal marriage, and that they somehow have a “right” toContinue reading “Equal marriage debate: Family choice targeted over other values”