Tag Archive: syria

we are cursed and doomed

Replicas of an arch in the 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel, among the last remaining parts of an ancient Palmyra, Syria, structure demolished by the Islamic State, will be erected in London and New… 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

what’s wrong with this picture?

The British government will vote tomorrow on whether to start murdering people in Syria, in a bid to stop the spread of terrorism and the Islamic State. Previous attempts by Britain and their… 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

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

christians play russian roulette with syrian refugees

Quiner’s Diner published an interestingly xenophobic graphic the other day in their post “The Refugee Dilemma“. A picture of a gun loaded with one bullet, and the words “refugee roulette”. I agree that… Continue reading

breaking news: bible translation errors discovered

You heard it here first folks! All English versions of the Bible have been mistranslated. This accounts for some Christians around the world getting conflicting advice from their personal discussions with the god… Continue reading

thoughts on syria (not all mine)

I’m struggling to get to grips with what’s going in Syria. I can’t bear to read or watch much of the news coverage, not only because it’s disturbing, but because of the impending… Continue reading

superbug religion and iPads

Not so long ago, Life on the Frogstar did an excellent post warning all us rational thinkers about the potential rise of a superbug religion, impervious to logic, that may sweep through the… Continue reading