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Hugh Harris

Blogger at The Rational Razor, board member of the Rationalist Society of Australia

Hugh Harris writes a blog called The Rational Razor and is a board member of the Rationalist Society of Australia.

He is a contributor to the ABC’s The Drum, New Matilda, The Daily Banter (US), the Rationalist, the Australia Times, and Secular Web.
Martin Barraud

Trying To Silence Unwelcome Views Only Perpetuates Them

We've developed a culture of vilifying people who do or say the "wrong" thing. The media feeds on and recirculates the outrage until it becomes a many-headed hydra, bigger and scarier and more hateful than the prejudice from which it was spawned. And the media storm seems to attract more followers to the xenophobic cause than it turns away.
06/09/2016 9:07 AM AEST

My Neighbour Can Say There Are 20 Gods Or None, Just Not On Census Night

Many Australians inherit a cultural affinity with Christianity. Many of us have attended Christian schools, baptised our kids, been married in church-run ceremonies, or attended church for life's big moments. But cultural heritage is unaccompanied by belief in the tenets of the religion, or by regular participation and membership.
09/08/2016 10:01 AM AEST
ABC News 24

Slurs Are A Poor Counterfeit For Reason

There's a subtle but crucial difference between respecting the beliefs of others, and respecting their right to hold those beliefs. It's the latter which is important. The former is cultural relativism -- something apparently abhorred by Cory Bernardi.
25/02/2016 1:47 PM AEDT