Richard Bastien



What’s wrong with Richard Dawkins?
5 Nov 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: atheism, Darwinism, evolution, Richard Dawkins
For starters, his arguments for Darwinism are not very scientific.


In defence of moral absolutes
27 Aug 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: moral absolutes, philosophy, relativism
Forget the modern orthodoxy, there are real moral absolutes worth defending.


A crisis of morals, not just of finance
23 Apr 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags:
The meltdown in the world economy calls into question the idea that economics and ethics belong in two different pigeonholes. 


Gimme liberty!
16 Apr 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags:
"Those who can, do; those who can't, govern." That's the motto of many libertarians. But is it realistic in practice?


The West’s Islamic legacy challenged
10 Oct 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags:
A French scholar has sparked a controversy by challenging the conventional wisdom that we emerged from the Dark Ages guided by Muslim teachers.


Inevitable choices
9 Sep 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags:
University students face four competing world views as they navigate their way through modern culture. They can only choose one of them.


Nation of Bastards
15 Aug 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: marriage, same-sex marriage
The drive for the legalisation of same sex marriage is destroying the traditional concept of marriage, says a Canadian academic.


Future-spotting
30 May 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags:
Quebec is a world leader in cultural change. Problem is, where is it leading the world to?


What’s wrong with postmodernism?
4 Apr 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags:
Islam is not the only ideology competing for the loyalty of the West.


Are secularism and Islam cousins?
26 Mar 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags:
However different they may appear, in many vital features these two systems have much in common


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