I am a militant atheist: Daniel Radcliffe

London: Despite being raised in a Christian-Jewish household, ‘Harry Potter’ star Daniel Radcliffe says he is a militant atheist. The 22-year-old actor believes it is important to separate religion and education because he thinks sex lessons are important, reported a website.

"I`m not religious, I`m an atheist, and a militant atheist when religion starts impacting on legislation. We need sex education in schools. Schools have to talk to kids from a young age about relationships, gay and straight. In Britain it`s better, more of a conversation is being had," Radcliffe said.

The actor also said that he continues to have a vested interest in politics, but having supported the Liberal Democrat party in the last UK election, he now thinks he is more of a Labour follower, because he believes they stand up for more left-wing values.

"I will probably be going to Labour. From what I`ve seen of Ed Miliband I really like him and he speaks for what I believe in. I think he`s genuine, genuinely left wing and will act as such if he gets in," he added.

PTI

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. You can find out more by clicking this link

Close