1 MAY 1992, page 22

Sir: John Patten, Arguing For The Social Use- Fulness Of

a belief in damnation, thinks that it is 'self-evident that we are born with a sense of good and evil'. I can find no evi- dence, of any kind, for his assertion. The human......

Rugby Special

Sir: I am sorry that Watkins fi/s has to depend on visits from his father before he can watch the rugby (Diary, 25 April) but I cannot accept that it is due to the deterio-......

What A Liberty

Sir: The leading article on Hayek (28 March) was a generous tribute to a great thinker. The sneering letter of Mr Charles Fyffe (17 April) should not be allowed to pass without......

Truth Will Out

Sir: John Simpson is absolutely right about the BBC. How can anyone claim that their coverage of the general election campaign was biased against the Tories when it was their......

Wealthy And Wise

Sir: Dominic Lawson (Diary, 18 April) writes that he knew of only one other per- son (besides Michael Trend) who guessed — or rather estimated — exactly the extent of the......

Late Night Foul-up

Sir: Your television critic, Martyn Harris, seems to have been confused by watching too much television. In his column of 21 March he reviewed Nicholas Craig's Masterclass and......

Sir: Soon After A Breakfast Reading Of John Patten's Piece,

I took the number 52 bus down the Cowley Road to Oxford City Centre. I was going to a Good Friday Church Service to commemorate Christ's Crucifixion. From the bus window I......