Religion | Politics

Australia’s Census Result Heralds a Secular Shift

The surge in “No religion” in the 2016 Census heralds a more secular Australia. With a rise from 22.3% in 2011 to 30.1% in 2016, “No Religion” has overtaken Catholicism to become the most popular belief category. Mirroring the trend in similar western countries, Australia has been losing its religion over a long period — Christianity […]

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Has Europe Ceased to Exist?

It was on my 15th birthday in the Summer of 2005 in Northern Morocco that, by chance, I got my hands on a series of online articles about the European Enlightenment. What I read was as transfixing as it was transformative, and marked the beginning of a radical change in my life. It was particularly […]

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