John Gray should attack his ideas, not his character.
His atheism is its own kind of narrow religion.
Parents receiving a pre-natal diagnosis of Down’s syndrome are faced with an awful dilemma and need our care and support. They do not need pseudo-morality and outdated stereotypes.
Fairy tales could be harmful to children because they may "inculcate into a child a view of the world which includes supernaturalism", according to the biologist.
Richard Dawkins' statement that "All the world's Muslims have fewer Nobel Prizes than Trinity College, Cambridge" has attracted a lot of attention. Was he just being a troll? Or is there a wider point to be made about where science happens in the world?
"If they don’t believe in transubstantiation then they are not Roman Catholics," said Dawkins.
Richard Dawkins should be wary of presuming to judge who is a genuine Christian and who isn't.
Christopher Hitchens, Daniel Dennett, Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris together for the final time in
How guilt reinforces the link between religion and positive social action.
Extracts from the <em>New Statesman</em> guest editor's Christmas issue essay.