Liberalism against democracy and truth

Dr Rupert Read (blog) from UEA argued to the two older branches of the WP that our ‘western liberalism’, by tolerating all viewpoints, had lost any urgency in pursuing truth. Dr Read argued that people do not have the right even to believe, let alone to preach about, something which is palpable nonsense, such as, in his opinion (which is where the questioning started…!) creationism, or climate-change-denial.

At both sessions we were fortunate to have Bernard Williams’ wife and son – Patricia and Jake.

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