Without Christianity we will lose Equality and Tolerance – Article in the Scotsman – 4th September 2015


This is our latest Solas article in the Scotsman –  Scotsman Article on Equality

Time for a return to true liberal values, which tolerate views with which we strongly disagree, writes David Robertson

‘FOR too long we have been a passively tolerant society, saying to our citizens, ‘as long as you obey the law we will leave you alone’.”

These words by the Prime Minister are a real sign of one of the greatest dangers facing our liberal democracy and its values. In a supreme twist of irony David Cameron indicates that he wants to defend “British values” of “freedom, democracy, tolerance and free speech” by restricting the expression of those values. Since when did it become the business of the government to interfere in the lives of citizens who abide by the laws of the country?

This new danger of statist totalitarianism is not something that comes from the…

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