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Why I am not a pretentious pseudo-intellectual

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 19 August 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:514
  1. Greg O'Neill, specialist registrar in radiology (
  1. Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow G4 0SF

    EDITOR—As Chapman's anti-Christian diatribe contains no discernible connection to the practice of medicine I have to wonder why it was published in a medical journal.1 Chapman may think his article daring, but it represents only the latest in an ever increasing tide of abuse to which Christianity is subjected daily. It deserves to be challenged.

    Chapman brings out the old chestnut about “the horrors wrought in the name of religion.” The great …

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