Is it okay for a teacher to moonlight as a prostitute? – 22 Sep 2008 – Your Views – NZ Herald Blog An Auckland primary school teacher is moonlighting as a prostitute, throwing her school bosses into a quandary over her future. The woman, a mother of two children in her 30s, is new to […]
Not PC: Curing South Auckland What I mean by this last is *real values for living life on this earth*. In one way it’s the most difficult of the six points to achieve (and in another it’s the easiest: all we have to do is encourage youngsters to think), yet it is by far the […]
This article is an iMonk classic. Read the whole thing. internetmonk.com » The Missing Voice of the Christian Counter-Culture I don’t hear the kinds of voices that shined the light of God on the darkness of racism, that opposed the Vietnam war with a Christian conscience or that awoke to the realities of poverty and […]
Extract from, Christianity For Skeptics, Dr. Steve Kumar, Life Foundation, Auckland, 1987. Chapter 1: DOES GOD EXIST? “The question of our time is not communism versus individualism, not Europe versus America, not even the West versus the East: it is whether men can bear to live without God.” -American historian, Will Durant “The mathematical precision […]
Check out the biting political cartoons at sinfest.net … here’s a snippet.
Robert L. Borosage: Gut Check Time: Will Congress Stand up to Wall Street? It's gut check time. The attempt by Treasury Secretary Paulson to put a gun to the head of Congress and terrify them into forking over a $700 billion blank check to the Bush administration in 48 hours has failed. Now what? Most […]
An extract from Lee Smolin, ‘The Life of the Cosmos‘ [Oxford University Press, (c) 1997.] Lee Smolin is Professor of Physics at the Center for Gravitational Physics and Geometry at the Pennsylvania State University. FOURTEEN : PHILOSOPHY, RELIGION, AND COSMOLOGY Since at least the seventeenth century, the writings of Western philosophers and scientists have rung […]