The Religion of Human Rights is Anti- Democratic – Article in Scotsman

This article is in today’s Scotsman..you can read the original and comment Here The religion of Human Rights is anti-democratic Protesters take part in an anti-terror and Human Rights march in Germany.  The elites tell themselves how they ‘care for the poor’, but they want to nanny them, says David Robertson. There is a new religion … More The Religion of Human Rights is Anti- Democratic – Article in Scotsman

When Yes means No – A Tale of Three Referendums – Part 1 – The Fantasy

“Supporters of Scottish Independence should vote No if there is another Independence Referendum” That statement seems an oxymoron.  Surely if you support Scotland being an independent country, then you should vote Yes in another independence referendum?  This argument is not just a semantic political one, it is a tale about Scotland today and about how … More When Yes means No – A Tale of Three Referendums – Part 1 – The Fantasy

The sun is shining full tilt on ambitious Dundee

This Article about Dundee was in the Scotsman on Friday. Scotland is one of the most beautiful countries in the world but sometimes we Scots can do ourselves down by being a wee bit parochial. I had some American friends who flew into Edinburgh airport, on their way to stay with me in Dundee. To their amazement … More The sun is shining full tilt on ambitious Dundee

Its Time for Nicola Sturgeon to Call A National Day of Prayer

This was published in the Scotsman today – you can read the original Here The Headline was somewhat bizarrely – “When Jesus Christ was conscripted for the War Effort” – which was not what I was saying….Here is the complete text of what I originally wrote… It’s Time for Nicola Sturgeon to Call a National Day … More Its Time for Nicola Sturgeon to Call A National Day of Prayer

Scotland – the Most Tolerant Nation in the World?

The Manic Street Preachers – If you Tolerate this then your Children will be Next Earlier this month The Scotsman and The Courier both carried articles which boasted about Scotland becoming a more ‘tolerant’ nation.   The Scotsman even ran an editorial which was as good an example of hubristic self-congratulation as one could wish for.  I … More Scotland – the Most Tolerant Nation in the World?

We Need Reason and Revelation to Reach Truth – Scotsman Article

This article is published in The Scotsman Today David Robertson: We need reason and revelation to reach truth.  In these post-Brexit times we have a new doctrine for the chattering classes to talk about post-truth politics. The ‘post-truth’ idea should be taken with a pinch of salt, says David Robertson We’ve had the politics of … More We Need Reason and Revelation to Reach Truth – Scotsman Article

The Dangerous Democratic Deficit – Scotsman Article – June 9th 2016

Last month I had the privilege of being a guest of the directors of the Tate at a dinner in London marking the opening of a new exhibition entitled “Painting with Light – Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Modern Age.” I was invited as Moderator of the Free Church because we have … More The Dangerous Democratic Deficit – Scotsman Article – June 9th 2016

LGBTI Discussion more like a Rally than a Debate – Scotman Article

Here is the Solas article in todays Scotsman Somewhat surprised to see the positive comments afterwards! You can get the background to this here – Gender law plan ‘recipe for child abuse’ says church leader – Scotland on Sunday  and Here LGBTI discussion more like a rally than a debate Nicola Sturgeon and Patrick Harvey have differing views … More LGBTI Discussion more like a Rally than a Debate – Scotman Article