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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Bravery of priests in Central African Republic restores your faith in religion

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 03:59am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Bravery that restores faith in religion A stand-off in the middle of Africa should now test the conscience of the world. We all know some of the worst killings ... Republic, that explains the enduring value of religion and its transcendent meaning. For weeks, hundreds of Muslims have been hiding in Father Nary's church while the Christian militia called ...

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    Democracy is a real religion

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Democracy is a real religion, my friend I had not met a childhood friend for years, until this week. Ostensibly it's because he has a growing business on the mainland while I spend most of my time in Hong Kong. The real reason is that we simply drifted apart as we grew older and had our own families and children. A bunch of us have been friends since we ...

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    The comfort of religion without God

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com MY TAKE The comfort of religion without God Stanford University has a new chaplain for atheists and agnostics. This comes after Harvard University and the US military introduced- how shall I put it- non-religious religious services for non-believers who may still seek the comfort and benefits of real religion. This is emerging as a new trend in the US, ...

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    Political reform starts with makeup of the nominating committee

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 04:54am by Alex Lo

    ... and labour, social services and religion- replicate FCs in Legco. Even the fourth, political sector, gives the Heung Yee Kuk representation, as Legco does. The imperative is to avoid making the NC ...

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    Why fuss about the sexuality of others?

    Posted May 24th 2014, 03:10am by Alex Lo

    ... by different attributes such as their looks, race, family background, religion and/or where they went to school. But sexuality seems to me one of the least interesting, except of those you might happen ...

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    Catholic Church's scandals no mere 'footnotes'

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com MY TAKE Catholic scandals no mere 'footnotes' Many people know Paul Kennedy as the author of the bestselling The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers . Now, thanks to a poignant opinion piece in The New York Times , everyon ...

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    Bah, humbug to critics of the pope

    Posted Dec 24th 2013, 04:22am by Hari Kumar

    ... Hari Kumar hari.kumar@scmp.com Bah, humbug to critics of the pope With the tree in place and gifts all wrapped, I guess we are all waiting for the arrival of dear old Santa. The old dude in the red coat is generally welcomed everywhere even if you are not into religion. But I can't say if the man in the white frock from the Vatican will get a similar welcome, even from ...

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    Zombies are the least of our worries

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 01:02am by Alex Lo

    ... Predictably, many of those who are the most educated and have the best jobs want to leave the country. Others find solace in religions unsanctioned by an atheistic state. Like the best horror ...

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    Democracy has no universal standard

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... and legitimate government. Others do much better. At one time or another, believers have claimed this or that religion is universal. In secular societies, democracy and human rights have become for many a religion. Yes, there are deep insights in the Koran and the Bible; and in the US Declaration of Independence and the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights. But to claim that they are universal ...

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    Good news for those of us of little faith

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by Bonny Schoonakker

    ... Bonny Schoonakker bonny.schoonakker@scmp.com MY TAKE Good news for those of us of little faith Just in time for Christmas, there was an uplifting story this week from an old acquaintance bravely hanging on in Zimbabwe, who wrote of a "cleansing cerem ...




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