Tag Archive: opinion

freedom of speech

I had an interesting experience today over at Why Evolution is True. I should say that I don’t know much about the site, apart from reading a handful posts that express furious disapproval at… Continue reading

british mps vote to drop bombs

I appeal to colleagues on all sides to make sure that we do not ignore the lessons of Afghanistan, ignore the lessons of Iraq, ignore the lessons of Libya. Let’s not repeat the… Continue reading

the importance of feedback

You, ma’am are a scoffer who delights in mocking faith and the faithful, not an intellectual who is not the least bit interested in changing minds or learning. One look at your blog… Continue reading

comment of the month – responsibility for refugees

The invasion of of Iraq happened with the pretext of the 9/11, but that fact has been more likely to increase, than to decrease terrorism. The bloody handed dictator Saddam had none what… Continue reading

introducing the victims of PC

Offending is the unavoidable byproduct of honest conversation. (Tildeb) For those of you who haven’t noticed, we live in a much smaller world. It’s a world where everyone has a voice and everyone… Continue reading

what are our options?

There are lots of conversations about how to deal with the growth of Islamism and ISIL, especially in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris. People seem to be polarised around the… Continue reading

the danger of secondary sources

When I was a Christian, I relied on secondary and even tertiary sources to inform much of my approach to understanding what life is about. I relied on the writings of people from… Continue reading

living in the gap

Feminism and vegetarianism have so much in common in the ways they are misunderstood. Feminism is often viewed as a fight against men. It isn’t. It’s a struggle to change the direction of… Continue reading

bad labelling and poor exclusions

Roughseas has a really interestingly contentious post over at her spot. She brings up so many issues in one little post. And I disagree with her on almost every point. I don’t write about… Continue reading

christianity: a security blank with thorns

When my 3-year-old asked some probing questions about death recently, it occurred to me that if I was a Christian, the answers could tumble more freely from my mouth. “Grandpa’s gone to live in heaven… Continue reading