A Life Worth Living – Finding Meaning in a Meaningless World. Is the title of a theme the good pastor, David Robertson plans to discuss during a series of lunchtime lectures/talks at a local Cathedral in Sydney. As people are encouraged to bring sandwiches and wotnot this seems like a sure-fire way to give oneself … More Oh, for god’s sake! A Meaningless World?
From Wikipedia The murder of Samuel Paty, a French middle-school teacher, took place on 16 October 2020 in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, a suburb of Paris. Paty was killed and beheaded in an act of Islamist terrorism. The perpetrator, Abdoullakh Abouyedovich Anzorov, an 18-year-old Muslim Russian-born refugee of Chechen descent, killed and beheaded Paty with a knife. Anzorov was shot and killed by police minutes later. His motive … More Islam is … fill in the blank.
Some people consider this is being civilised. Just look at the happy smiling faces.
Nan has a post up titled What say you? about the banning of religious symbols. Here is my take. The Agony Aunt Column. Dear Aunty Jane: Topic. Religious Symbols and their effects on my sensitivity. As a young lad, growing up in a village in England, part of my paper round (route) took me … More Oh for gods’ sake! For Nan
Text from a recent podcast I listened to over at David Robertson’s Third Space site between a Dr. Sameh Maurice and Robert Martin on the Power of Prayer. Dr. Maurice:’We have seen signs, wonders miracles , people raised from the dead … Robert Martin: ”You’ve seen people raised from the dead?” Dr. Maurice: ”Yeah, yeah … More Oh, for gods’ sake!
I’ll be perfectly honest, I do not understand the intricacies of US politics over and above the bare bones of Republican vs Democrat. Red tie and Blue tie. Therefore, it has always intrigued me why the Republican Party seems to be labelled as representing Christian Values whereas the Democrats are portrayed (by certain Republicans) as … More God Bless Ermerica … ye haw!
Introduced to bolster state secularism, Bill 21 prevents judges, police officers, teachers and public servants holding some other positions from wearing (religious) symbols such as the kippah, turban, or hijab while at work. Is it OK for public servants to wear religious symbols? https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-48588604 Well …. is it? Meanwhile …. Ark
A post about disability included a paragraph about a Christian and former drug addict who approached a blind person on the train and asked for permission to pray that his sight may be restored. The Christian claimed that praying to his god was directly responsible for his own ”healing” This prompted my response. I’ll give … More Oh, for gods’ sake.
One can never get tired of this. ”This kind of faith is really the perfection of narcissism. God loves me, dontcha know? He cured me of my eczema. He made me feel so good while singing in church. And just when we had given up hope we managed to find a banker … More Religion. What’s the Harm
Mel Wild says: October 23, 2018 at 8:42 am What kind of evidence? *Material? Natural? Because only accepting natural or material evidence to say there is nothing beyond the natural world is precisely the circular thinking Hart is talking about. *Seriously, is there any other type of evidence outside of these two parameters? How can … More The Wild side of life. ”Hello? Is that you, God…?”
While Christians and Muslims seem diametrically opposed in many of their religious views there are some striking similarities between members of these two faiths. Surprisingly, however, it is not certain aspects of their doctrines – their theillogical literature – that are the more noticeable of these two sworn enemas. For the answer, one has to … More Oh for gods’ sake! Say what?