Recently got into a ridiculous argument with “Stuart” on The Standard. I think he was a rabid National supporter, who thought everything was awesome. So these were some links to demonstrate the non awesomeness of our corporatised world.
From the Daily Mirror: Viking warriors have begun to arrive in York in preparation for the end of the world. ‘Norsemen’ from across the UK and further afield are converging on the historic Yorkshire town as Ragnarok, the final bloody battle predicted in Norse mythology approaches on February 22. Believers say that when the fateful […]
Wonkette: New Zealand Prime Minister claims he’s not a lizard person, which is exactly what lizard people would say Some of the weirder comments: # Key said, “I have no more comment on this matter. Now I have some basking to do.” # As Key turned to walk from the podium, he caught an errant […]
A lecture entitled “Seven Days that Divide the World” by John Lennox, Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University, at the Union Club in New York City on January 31, 2013. Dr. Lennox explores a method for reading and interpreting the first chapters of Genesis without discounting either science or Scripture. “Why didn’t I ever have […]
This list goes beyond the usual rudeness and inconsideration into actual danger where I have felt pretty lucky not to have an accident. 1. Nearly Squashed Vodafone Employee Exiting a Carpark on Halsey St. : entering the stream of traffic, WTF a pedestrian running across the busy road right in front of me HIT THE […]
Rich Mullins — Peace (A Communion Blessing From St. Joseph’s Square) Though we’re strangers, still I love you I love you more than your mask And you know you have to trust this to be true And I know that’s much to ask But lay down your fears, come and join this feast He has […]
Rodney Stark, in his paper Atheism, faith, and the social scientific study of religion (read the full text in google books) outlines an interesting phenomenon from Enlightenment thinkers, still observed in current popular discourse: The social “scientific” study of religion originated in atheism and the basic theses pursued today, especially by psychologists and anthropologists, are […]