Article 17 and Article 18 don’t really flow on from each other. Article 17 is all about property rights and Article 18 is all about freedom of religion.. so I’m really gonna have to treat each one seperately!
I watched a video this morning on Fox17 today (I know, that was my first mistake… but you gotta give the other side a chance to speak as well… right?) See the link below if you want to. Basically, the video is about how it’s become “cool” to mock religion within the United States (and the tone of the video suggests that perhaps it is more widespread, and it has become “cool” to mock religion worldwide) Mr Mendte then says
“…faith in something greater than ourselves is an important underpinning of a civilised society…”
This really incensed me. Continue reading
Having worked till the wee hours of the night on my literature review (which will hopefully, fingers crossed, form part of my Masters next year) I thought I’d reformat a teensy bit and post as a blog post… so enjoy… Continue reading