BERTRAND RUSSELL: SEX EDUCATION

2020-07-02T19:50:25+01:00July 2nd, 2020|Categories: PSYCHOLOGY|Tags: , |

The subject of sex is so surrounded by superstitions and taboos that I approach it with trepidation. I fear lest those readers who have hitherto accepted my principles may suspect them when they are applied in this sphere; they may have admitted readily enough that fearlessness and freedom are good for a child, and yet desire, where sex is concerned, to impose slavery and terror.

BERTRAND RUSSELL: A FREE MAN’S WORSHIP

2020-06-25T19:51:55+01:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: PHILOSOPHY|Tags: |

In the celebrated essay "A Free Man's Worship," Bertrand Russel maintains that a new and deeper faith can be constructed, not faith in a theological sense but faith in the power of reason; his faith in man's capacity to create his own world through his own effort.

Bertrand Russell: Can Religion Cure Our Troubles?

2019-11-22T08:48:26+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: PHILOSOPHY|Tags: , |

Mankind is in mortal peril, and fear now, as in the past, is inclining men to seek refuge in God. Throughout the West there is a very general revival of religion. Nazis and Communists dismissed Christianity and did things which we deplore. It is easy to conclude that the repudiation of Christianity by Hitler and the Soviet Government is at least in part the cause of our troubles...

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