Thursday, 22 May 2008

Now let the real battle begin

"The justifiable desire to keep religious dogma out of public life has led to an unjustifiable tendency to treat religious views as a whole as separable from civic life. It is in the interests of everyone, believer or not, to end this artificial divide and start a real intellectual tussle in which secular and sacred views battle it out, rationally and in the open."
Article in this week's New Statesman on the hybrid embryo debate, and beyond.