Why Christmas is Important

Friday, 22 December 2006

IS IT CHRISTMAS trees, gifts, snow, decorations, Santa Claus, Reindeer…

Or, three magicians on camels (with gold, frankincense and myrrh) follow a star to a stable where a virgin gives birth leaning against a column amidst straw and animals.

  • Is Christmas too commercial? Has it lost its meaning? What is the real meaning of Christmas? Has it any value — and has it any value for non-Christians?

These are good and important questions — and they need answered once and for all!

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Why Intervals are Important

Thursday, 5 January 2006

[Painting showing chiaroscuro]CONTRAST is how the mind works: it has to have a context, a framework of references.

Everything is referred to something else, everything is compared with something else. Or to put it another way, impartiality is impossible.

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