Vexen Crabtree 2015

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Sociology, Theology, Anti-Religion and Exploration: Forcing Humanity Forwards


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UK Government Petitions

Twice a year I trawl through the petitions website and sign a load. Here's the current batch:

Amnesty for anyone who was a minor that arrived In Britain between 1948 to 1971 - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/216539 . Deadline 2018 Oct 06.

Introduce mandatory fluoridation of the water supply to prevent tooth decay - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/208704 . Deadline 2018 Jul 04.

Introduce MPs to represent the interests of British citizens living abroad - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/216611 . Deadline 2018 Oct 06.

Keep freedom of movement for UK and EU Citizens as part of Brexit EU trade deal - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/213922 . Deadline 2018 Sep 05.

Make it law that dog wardens must check lost Pet chips and inform owners at once - Petitions - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/209980 . Deadline 2018 Jul 26.

Brexit: Stop using ‘will of the people’ and ‘will of the British people.’ - Petitions - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/203496 . Deadline 2018 May 01.

We ask the Government to commit to the UK's continued participation in Erasmus - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/205172 . Deadline 2018 May 22.

Investigate whether David Davis lied to Parliament about Impact Assessments - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/207247 . Deadline 2018 Jun 21.

Stop explosive housing growth without infrastructure to support it - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/207538 . Deadline 2018 Jun 15.

Negotiate with the EU the possibility of direct EU citizenship for UK nationals - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/202899 . Deadline 2018 Apr 19.

Introduce an animal abuser registry in the UK - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/205147 . Deadline 2018 May 20.

The EU referendum result must be dismissed as not fit for purpose - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/215550 . Deadline 2018 Sep 22.

Enshrine in law that on 29 March 2019 at 23:00 the NHS gets an extra 350million - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/204972 . Deadline 2018 May 17.

Give all Ancient Woodland statutory legal protection - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/208575 . Deadline 2018 Jul 04.

make it a legal requirement that all hunting dogs on a hunt should be muzzled - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/209258 . Deadline 2018 Jul 17.

New law that cats injured/killed by a vehicle are checked for a chip: Round 2 - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/216215 . Deadline 2018 Sep 30.

The UK should terminate the EU talks forthwith by withdrawing the Art 50 notice - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/202465 . Deadline 2018 Apr 18.

Ban the sale of high caffeine energy drinks to under 16s - Petitions - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/214334 . Deadline 2018 Sep 05.

Ban the sale of fireworks to the public and have only licensed displays - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/203314 . Deadline 2018 Apr 25.

Anyone convicted of involvement in dog-fighting to receive a custodial sentence - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/214478 . Deadline 2018 Sep 12.

Make Universities UK subject to the Freedom of Information Act - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/214119 . Deadline 2018 Sep 05.

Make offering gay conversion therapy a criminal offence - Petitions - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/203202 . Deadline 2018 Apr 27.

All jurors in rape trials to complete compulsory training about rape myths - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/209573 . Deadline 2018 Jul 17.

Strengthen the 2004 Hunting Act - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/205852 . Deadline 2018 May 27.

Declare the 2016 referendum vote null and void due to foreign interference - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/205332 . Deadline 2018 May 21.

If no agreement to leave the European Union is reached, Article 50 be withdrawn - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/202629 . Deadline 2018 Apr 18.

Create a new independent welfare body to protect racehorses from abuse and death - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/211950 . Deadline 2018 Aug 13.

Parliament's vote on the Brexit deal must include an option to remain in the EU - https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/205169 . Deadline 2018 May 17.

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Pascal's Wager: It's Safer Not to Pick any Form of Christianity

A new page! According to the Bible, picking the wrong kind of god or wrong kind of beliefs is a worse sin than not picking any at all. Because of how many kinds of Christianity there are, it is safer to avoid believing any of them. "Christianity: The Bible Teachings on Those Who Believe Wrongly"

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International Happiness: Which Countries and Regions are Most Happy or Unhappy?

A new page! Northern Europe contains the happiest countries, and Africa the most unhappy. A regional and country-by-country comparison of international statistics. "International Happiness: Which Countries and Regions are Most Happy?"

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Russia Against Europe

Russia has been funding and supporting divisive, nationalist and disruptive political parties throughout Europe, especially those that oppose the EU.

Link: "Russia Against Europe"

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Skepticism

A new page! There are great benefits to thinking carefully and deeply, checking facts and figures, and using scientific methods in everyday thought.

"What is Skepticism and Its Values?"

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Direct Democracy and the Tyranny of the Majority

A new page! When the masses vote on short-term issues and demand biased policies against minorities, it is the job of elected representatives to push back against unthoughtful popularism. "The Tyranny of the Majority: How Democracy Can Be Bad"

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Christianity Versus Homosexuality

A new page. "Christianity and Homosexuality: A Very Unhappy Story"

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Corrupt Politicians

A new page! Theft, embezzlement, backhanders, coercion and extortion, cronyism and graft are all common forms of corruption, which together threaten and challenge the stability of democracy and damage good governance.

"Corruption - The Abuse of Power by Politicians"

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A new page! Anti-consumerism, activism, feminism, environmentalism, celtic fandom and the rise of individualism all pull people towards NRMs, sects and cults, especially in a world dominated by complicated sciences and dry, non-magical traditional religion. "Why do People Join New Religious Movements?"

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Some Current UK Parliament Petitions

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