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An Octogenarian in the modern world

Posts Tagged ‘Change

TWO THOUGHTS ABOUT RELIGION

March 19, 2014

The Daily Telegraph of Monday 17th March has two interesting pieces about religion. One reports statements made by the author Philip Pullman whose main argument is that extremist religious views provoke evil behaviour. That is 100% true. But some of the reported comments are more questionable. In describing one excess he is reported as saying, […]

SCIENCE, SORCERY AND RELIGION

December 26, 2013

I am interested in “the unknown” and like to speculate on the ¬†ways that knowledge is handled by Science and Sorcery and Religion Their devotees have different views about what constitutes knowledge and where it comes from and what you should do with it. I am going to present this as a story, inventing as […]

VISION

April 14, 2013

This title avoids¬†using the word-of-the- week – “Thatcher”. I recognise her quality but find it rather sick-making to have a whole week of idolatry. It makes us (the Brits) look like a nation of voyeurs. What she did had to be done sooner or later, and few people would have had the courage to see […]