Volume 117 Issue 1 Spring 2002
- Justice and Revenge
- Geoffrey Robertson QC, author of the Justice Game and veteran of many landmark human rights court cases, talks about justice and revenge in the wake of September 11th 2002.
- Responsibility and the Storyteller
- Philip Pullman, "the most dangerous author in Britain" according to the Mail on Sunday, on story-telling ethics
- Humanist Web
- Dan Bye looks at ethics on the web.
- Rationalism a la mode
- The industrial, sexual, political, cultural: all revolutions are covered by Dr D...
- Jim Herrick considers contemporary moral mazes and ethical enigmas...
- Faith or Farce
- Keith Porteous Wood, executive director of the National Secular Society, watched from the sidelines as the House of Commons debated the future of faith schools.
- Democracy: Crisis or Cure
- Labour MP, Graham Allen thinks that the Prime Minister's presidential style needs curtailing.
- Internet Freedom
- Sandy Starr argues that internet censorship is choking free speech
- Q&A: George Melly
- Shirley Dent flirts with George Melly
- Mis-Communicating Science
- Gill Watson, executive director of the Vega Trust, argues that the best communicators of science are... scientists.
- The Meccano Man
- Professor Sir Harry Kroto talks to Shirley Dent about humanism, incredible molecules and building a better world.
- Biological Birthrights
- Jonathan Cowie looks at the potential dangers and benefits of biological enhancement
- Science Studies
- Stuart Clarke on the importance of bogs
- Cloning: a choice for the future
- Professor Richard Norman looks at the issues - both fears and hopes - surrounding reproductive cloning.
- Outlooks on Enlightenment
- Simon Blackburn, Professor of Philosophy at Cambridge University and a member of the Humanist Philosophers' Group, takes a look at the relative merits of relativism, scepticism and humanism
- Stifled Steps: Islam and Education
- Azam Kamguian argues that progressive education is secular education and that Islamic education is predicated on sexual apartheid.
- Insight International
- Is Turkey a secular state? asks Matt Cherry