Where are atheists and agnostics who want to quit drugs or alcohol meant to go when a fundamental part of AA and NA meetings and their 12 step programme require a belief in God - such as humbly asking him to remove the darkness from within etc?? ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿคทโ€โ™‚๏ธ

There are secular groups that do the same thing, with about the same success rate.

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So what are your thoughts on those controversial Liam Neeson comments about how he once - regrettably with hindsight - went looking for a smackdown with any random black guy after his friend was rap*d by a black man? ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿคฆโ€โ™‚๏ธ Will the left ever see his words in the context they were meant in? ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿคฃ

I'm on the left. I see his words as an admission of fault and growth. The reaction is weird.

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I've noticed you seeking out Bible-Thumpers on Twitter and giving them blasts of Atheistic logic. But I'm not sure to what end. Isn't that a bit like picking a fight with the weakest person in the room? Also, do you think they are likely to change their minds?

Different people require different approaches. For some a brutal approach that forces them to defend their beliefs (and fail) can make a change. It's more about planting doubt and the people watching, than the person then and there in the moment. Debate also keeps the mind sharp.

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In light of Gillette's new advertising campaign encouraging men to take a stand against toxic masculinity, do you have any practical advice on how I can 'be the best a man can be' and call my fellow men out on their/our shit๐Ÿ’ฉy behaviour, preferably without getting punched in the face? ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿคทโ€โ™‚๏ธ

Unless you're absolutely certain what they're doing genuinely is shitty behaviour. That advert was... not good.

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