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The Benefits Of Religion, In The News

We see with the case of the Child Evangelism Fellowship that religion helps children to gain a sense of purpose in their lives – and to force that sense of purpose on other children. […]

Buddhist Violence Erupts Again

American Buddhists have an irritating habit of chiding members of other religions, droning on about the brutality associated with others’ beliefs, while promoting Buddhism as a model of serene nonviolence, full of wise “mindfulness”.

Recent news reminds us that Buddhist religion can get its followers’ minds full of dangerous hatred.

This spring, I reported on […]

What Are Tamils Protesting For?

My sympathy for the protest in London ends when demonstrators use the attention gained by other people’s suffering to bring glory to the cause of violence. […]