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Trevor Phillips Champions Equality By Saying All Black Christians Are Homophobes And Non Believers Are Unfulfilled

by | 21st, June 2011

TREVOR Phillips wants to talk about religion. Phillips is chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Commission. That means equal rights for all people and all beliefs. He talks to the Sunday Telegraph .

A few highlights of a biased and judgemental approach to equality:

“Faith identity is part of what makes life richer and more meaningful for the individual. It is a fundamental part of what makes some societies better than others in my view.”

Those who do not believe in God or organised religions can leave the room.

“I understand why a lot of people in faith groups feel a bit under siege. They’re in a world where there are a lot of very clever people who have a lot of access to the airwaves and write endlessly in the newspapers knocking religion and mocking God. The people who want to drive religion underground are much more active, much more vocal.”

What about clever people of faith speaking for themselves?

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