Posted inPolitics

Why are so many evangelicals so un-Christian?

Reading Time: 6 minutes Even conservative American evangelicals are becoming increasingly aware—and alarmed—that so many of their fellow brethren continue to model decidedly un-Christian behavior while devotedly embracing the aggressive, heretical cruelties of their beloved but former president, Donald Trump. The nation’s destructive current right-wing religio-political zeitgeist of culture-war rage, paranoia, and meanness is summarized in disquieting detail in […]

Posted inEthics and Morality, Politics, Psychology, The Secular

Does Belief in God Drive One’s Politics or Politics Drive One’s Belief in God?

Reading Time: 12 minutes Disclaimer: I, like many of you, am an agnostic-atheist and so the answer is neither. Or is it? Because this question can be applied to me, too. Let me elucidate… In general terms, for religious people, what is the direction of causality? A few things to note first here; firstly, politics is a subset of […]

Posted inPolitics

Conservative Eviscerates Trump

Reading Time: 3 minutes This isn’t click-bait. This is an evisceration that has so many talking points, I don’t know where to start. I get a lot out of criticisms of people from their own side. Before we get into that, let’s look at the welcome Trump has got in the UK. Ollie Nancarrow, an A’ Level Art student, […]

Posted inGeneral

Ben Shapiro Schooled by UK Interviewer

Reading Time: 2 minutes I don’t really know much, if anything, about Ben Shapiro other than he is conservative political commentator. Having just skimmed his Wikipedia page, I can see he falls into all the usual tropes and positions. I know he has railed against social justice and SJWs over the years. He used to work for Breitbart. But […]

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New Study: The Relationship between Religion and Redistribution

Reading Time: 4 minutes There is undoubtedly a complex relationship between religion and the idea of redistribution, compounded by the effect of conservative political values, as according to a new study. The study, published in PLOS One, indicates that conservative political views have the power to overcome some of the effects of religion, particularly in countries that have more robust welfare systems. The abstract […]

Posted inPolitics, Psychology

How Fear Affects Politics

Reading Time: < 1 minute I have two videos to show you that should express the connection between physiology and political ideology: and the superb TED talk by David Pizzaro: Let me know what you think (I use the second video in my free will talk). Stay in touch! Like A Tippling Philosopher on Facebook: A Tippling Philosopher

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