Letters A medical voice for secularism

Let us avoid Pascal’s two excesses in quest for secularism’s medical voice

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d8225 (Published 04 January 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:d8225
  1. Ghislaine C Young, nurse practitioner1
  1. 1Eldwick, West Yorkshire BD16 3EY, UK
  1. ghislaine.young{at}bradford.nhs.uk

Two opposing prevailing views both seem to be reductio ad absurdum type arguments: all religion is flawed and run by uneducated murderous lunatics who belong to the dark ages, or, to question the word of God is to commit blasphemy and you shall be condemned for it, especially if your God is different from mine.1 Neither of these premises …

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