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An Octogenarian in the modern world

Posts Tagged ‘Langland

ARCHBISHOP AGAIN

October 27, 2013

Archbishop Welby is in the press again, saying that keeping within the law does not of itself make your behaviour moral. I agree with that, as argued in my last post. It still leaves some difficult decisions. The A-B has mentioned the Daily Mail piece about Ed Milliband’s Dad. He thinks it was wrong. So do I. […]

PRINCIPLES AND PRESCRIPTIONS

October 24, 2013

There was a report recently in the Daily Telegraph about a speech made by The Archbishop of Canterbury, saying that “economic recovery is not enough.” He went on to say that society needs to be more caring and should reflect Christian values. Well done, Archbishop. It’s great that somebody should make the point that Christian values […]

MILLIBAND AND MAIL

October 5, 2013

The conflict between Ed Milliband and The Daily Mail/Mail on Sunday has been news in the UK most of this past week. Public opinion is mostly pro-Milliband because it seems cheap and dishonest to dig up his fathers views and imply that Ed might follow them if he got into power. I feel that way myself, and, anyway, […]

CONTRIBUTING

August 26, 2013

I have done several posts on things that interest me, like philosophy, religion, etc, and speculation about whatever is ‘OUT THERE’. None of them are going to change anything in any way or add to what better men have thought and written centuries ago. A few of the things that have given me pleasure might be […]

RELIGION UNDER ATTACK IN 14th CENTURY

October 24, 2012

I have just read the interview with Russell Blackford published on Rational Hub. (Most of it, anyway.)  Questions of Morality and Religion and the secular approach of Atheism are relevant today, when stories of misdoing in high places dominate the news. I liked this paragraph from Russell Blackford. ” Basically, my view is that moral […]