How humanists decide what’s right or wrong

This talk was delivered in London in 2011 | Put you hands up if you have ever done the right thing for the wrong reasons. Keep you had up if you did this because of a religion or religious teaching. OK, so, perhaps the wrong audience for this sort of thing, but I think my… Continue reading How humanists decide what’s right or wrong

Alternative histories: not rocket science

This article appeared in Filament Magazine in 2010 |  ‘We’re so counter-culture even our history is alternative’, I overheard a black-clad, tattooed writer say to her friend at the Arthur C Clark Awards earlier this year. She pretty much summed up how I feel. But everyone loves science fiction these days, right? Of course, but… Continue reading Alternative histories: not rocket science