If the people of religion are asked about proof for the soundness of their religion, they flare up, get angry and spill the blood of whoever confronts them with this question. They forbid rational speculation, and strive to kill their adversaries. This is why truth became thoroughly silenced and concealed.
Abū Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariyya al-Rāzi (854 CE – 925 CE), quoted in Jennifer Michael Hecht’s Doubt: A History (HarperOne, 2006), p. 227
The liberal and tolerant society that Cameron seems to claim is at one with Christian principles has in fact been shaped by secular reasoning, by a philosophical process unhindered by dogma and guided only by a belief in human decency. If, as Cameron wrote in the Church Times in April, ‘Christian values … are shared by people of every faith and none,’ then how are they Christian values?