Who or What is God?

Tuesday, 27 February 2007

[Picture of Charlton Heston as Moses]WRITING about God is always going to be controversial, that’s a given, but everybody seems to be doing it on the web, so I thought I would contribute to the debate in my own small way.

I ask you to consider God from a whole new point of view. Try it and see what you think. First of all unburden yourself for the time being of your prejudices and beliefs, just for the sake of argument. Read the rest of this entry »

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[Picture of Two Ku Kux Klansmen]RACISM, segregation, apartheid, exclusivity, equal opportunity, élite… these words (and many others) strike fear into the hearts of modern folk. Why? Read the rest of this entry »

How To Fly

Friday, 29 December 2006

[Picture of the Wright Brothers’ Flying Machine 1908]“TWO Wrongs do not make a Right, but two Wrights made the first aeroplane”.

This is fun, but it is also very true; negativity so easily breeds. If someone does something bad to you, then it is natural to want to return the badness — or even to spread the badness by being bad to someone else (for example, if someone kicks you and so you kick the dog). This sort of thing just ruins things for everyone, and no good ever comes from it. Read the rest of this entry »

How To Get To Heaven Part 3

Saturday, 11 November 2006

[Picture of ad for TV show: “My Name is Earl”]Some years ago I published a long essay called ‘How To Get To Heaven’ on the web, but when I migrated it to this blog, I split it into two posts, fiddled with the formatting, did some light editing, added pictures and generally tried to make it less daunting to the reader. I also promised to write a third post. This is it.

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