Enquiry 2010

  1. The Nature of the Debate

    The Nature of the Debate

    Professor A. C. Grayling discusses the nature of the debate surrounding the related, but separate areas of atheism, humanism and secularism.

  2. Is Atheism the new Coca-Cola?

    Is Atheism the new Coca-Cola?

    Norman Ralph discusses whether the non-religious movement is suffering from a lack of brand identity, and what can be done about it.

  3. Inside the Evangelists' Lair

    Inside the Evangelists' Lair

    In 2006, Chris Worfolk founded Leeds Atheist Society while studying at the University of Leeds. During his time running the society, he had a great deal of interaction with the other faith societies on campus.

  4. Humanist Chaplaincy

    Humanist Chaplaincy

    Recorded at Enquiry 2010, Dr Gijsbert Stoet, head of the Humanist Chaplaincy Network, discusses the research he has done into a topic which has quickly become a polarising issue.

  5. Psychology of Anomalous Experiences

    Psychology of Anomalous Experiences

    Ever since records began, in every known society, a substantial proportion of the population has reported unusual experiences many of which we would today label as "paranormal". Opinion polls show that the majority of the general public accepts that paranormal phenomena do occur. Such widespread experience of and belief in the paranormal can only mean one of two things. Either the paranormal is real, in which case this should be accepted by the wider scientific community which currently rejects such claims. Or else belief in and experience of ostensibly paranormal phenomena can be fully explained in terms of psychological factors.

  6. One Law for All

    One Law for All

    Human rights activist Maryam Namazie, discusses the One Law for All campaign which she heads up, which campaigns to maintain a single secular legal system, free from the influence of Sharia law.

  7. Prescribing Religion: What's the Harm?

    Prescribing Religion: What's the Harm?

    Recorded as part of the Enquiry 2010 Conference, Dr Antony Lempert discusses the problems that arise when religious tradition comes into conflict with modern medicine.