Monthly Archive: May, 2013

keeping a clear perspective on the world

There’s a lot of fear floating around the world today. But then, there’s always been a lot of fear. Before Islam was bulldozed down the fundamentalist route by western foreign policy, there were… Continue reading

killing bad people

Makagutu is my best blogging buddy. His blog is fast-flowing stream of thought-provoking posts and fascinating comments. But I was more than a little surprised to find one such comment indicating carefully considered support for… Continue reading

why do deities need supernatural tricks?

Let’s pretend we’ve never been exposed to the notion of deities and the supernatural. Let’s imagine we’ve lived our lives considering only the straightforward natural world around us, where we can see, smell,… Continue reading

violet’s bible interpretations part 3

Today’s bible study will look at how Christians are told their god God views women. The Bible is written by men for men, and many of the authors like to be clear to… Continue reading

how to tell a story

Listen my friends! Behold, a teacher went out to teach. And as he taught, some of his students were playing with their iphones and didn’t hear a word he was saying. Other students… Continue reading

violet’s bible interpretations part 2

As part of this series, we’ll be randomly meandering through Christianity’s divinely inspired holy book, getting a flavour of what the god God and his same god, son god Jesus are meant to… Continue reading

violet’s bible interpretations part 1

This is a new series designed to celebrate some of the words to be found in the religious book of Christianity followers. They believe their book, the Bible, has been inspired by an… Continue reading

superbug religion’s supremely divine species

When I create my new superbug religion that spreads through the world like an unstoppable tsunami of obvious correct, I may consider the inclusion of a supremely divine species. It would be passe,… Continue reading

cutting losses

It’s immensely difficult to balance valuing life with a pragmatic approach to death. I suspect that most people’s perspective on this shifts dramatically throughout their lives, influenced by age, circumstance and experiences with… Continue reading

the crushing weight of responsibility

I’m a bit confused about parenthood. Parents usually make a choice to have children. Parents usually knowingly provide all the code that makes the physical body of their offspring. Parents are usually responsible… Continue reading