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The law of the land

Comhall Fanning investigates the influence of religion on the morality behind law across the globe.

The functions of the law are to keep peace, shape moral standards, promote social justice, resolve disputes and protect the liberties and rights of a country’s citizens. But how do we decide the moral values that underpin these rules? Religion …

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Permission to speak freely, Sir?

When addressing the subject of freedom of speech, there are several quotes to choose from. Voltaire, Churchill and Orwell have all offered their thoughts on the matter, but this article will begin with Benjamin Franklin’s: “Without freedom of thought, there

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How the SU and CSC can save the debate in Trinity

Guillermo Dillon argues that the days of a vibrant debating atmosphere in Trinity are fading away. Though part of the blame could rest with the debating societies, the SU and the CSC can help in solving the problem

If you care just a bit about what’s going on around campus and you normally read College’s newspapers, you would easily have noticed that one of the most discussed topics throughout the previous semester was the abortion debate. But interestingly

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The open university and its enemies

“no one, it seems, should be allowed to speak in any public organisation unless SJP deems them worthy. “

An open university is a university where societies and individuals are free to organise whatever events and have whatever discussions they …