Potiphar12's Blog
An Octogenarian in the modern world

Archive for July 2013

PROBLEM FOR OUR VICAR

July 24, 2013

Today brings a leaflet from the local vicar – nicely presented in bright colours – well done! He sees a few forces hindering his work. ONE – “Growth in atheism and the strident denial of the existence of God”. TWO – “A gathering storm of pluralism, influenced by eastern philosophies”. THREE – “A visual age […]

ORGANISATIONS AND THEIR FAILURES

July 18, 2013

The UK media are giving extensive coverage to problems in our National Health Service. Failures have been uncovered and fingers are being pointed. The problem is so complex that assigning blame to a single person, or group, or practice or event would be a simplification. Yet, there are lessons to be learnt (or re-learnt) about […]

OUT THERE OR IN THE MIND?

July 7, 2013

My blogging, reading and, writing are moving towards the mystic and the supernatural.  That’s odd for a person whose life span falls in a time when science is king, religion has been ‘disproved’ and no reality is recognised except that what we can sense for ourselves, or with the instruments  science has provided (like the telescope). Yet exclusive reliance on […]