The Perils of Belief
A weekly reflection on a topical issue. John Gray reflects on the damage that can be caused by evangelical belief in a religion or in a political idea.
John Gray reflects on the damage that can be caused by evangelical belief in a religion or in a political idea. "Whether they are religious or political, evangelists seem to me a blight on civilisation. For them as for those they persecute or bully, belief is an obstacle to a fulfilling life."
Producer: Sheila Cook.
A Point of View: The perils of belief
The evangelical urge to make other people share our beliefs is a blight upon civilisation - and religion is by no means the sole offender, says John Gray.