The Handmaid’s Tale – An American Dystopia?

This article was published first in Christian Today – you can get the original here ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ is ugly and anti-Christian. We have a better story to tell David Robertson Tue 12 Dec 2017 9:41 GMT The Handmaid’s Tale is a superbly filmed and acted version of Margaret Attwood’s 1985 novel and has won five Emmys … More The Handmaid’s Tale – An American Dystopia?

Ravi Zacharias Allegations – A Christian Response – Article on Premier Christianity

This article is published on Premier Christianity  Ravi Zacharias allegations: 3 ways Christians should respond By: David Robertson | 8th December 2017 Is Ravi Zacharias the latest Christian celebrity to fall? David Robertson looks at the accusations   He is one of the best-known Christian evangelists in the world. He speaks before kings, political and cultural leaders and … More Ravi Zacharias Allegations – A Christian Response – Article on Premier Christianity

The Saturday Review 1 – Murder on the Orient Express; BBC Vietnam War; From Reform to Renewal

The Saturday Review – 2nd December 2017  Each Saturday I hope to publish a ‘review’ page – looking at films, books and TV shows that I’ve read or seen. Anything that needs a more in depth analysis will get individual reviews. The purpose of these is to provide recommendations or as I always do, look … More The Saturday Review 1 – Murder on the Orient Express; BBC Vietnam War; From Reform to Renewal

LED 17 – How the Media Distorts the Truth; Transmania; Religious Freedom; Canadian Free Speech; Ban Beauty and the Beast; The EU and Dundee City of Culture; Euthansia; Carl Trueman

  How Social Media and the Press Distort the Truth – When Barack Obama made good use of the Internet and social media to get elected it was lauded. When Donald Trump did the same, it was condemned as Russian interference, post-truth, fake news.  We are living in an increasingly polarized culture, facilitated by social … More LED 17 – How the Media Distorts the Truth; Transmania; Religious Freedom; Canadian Free Speech; Ban Beauty and the Beast; The EU and Dundee City of Culture; Euthansia; Carl Trueman

LED 15 – Scottish Government Trans Madness – Jordan Peterson – The Moral Panic – Expensive Piano Lessons – Walter Magaya – Blame it on Brexit – Jesus and the Jedi in Dundee –

This weeks Light Engaging Darkness.  I apologise for there being none last week – this was due to illness…. The Scottish Government’s Trans Madness  The Scottish government has told teachers they should allow primary pupils who wish to switch gender identity in schools to do so without seeking parents’ consent. So reported The Times yesterday. … More LED 15 – Scottish Government Trans Madness – Jordan Peterson – The Moral Panic – Expensive Piano Lessons – Walter Magaya – Blame it on Brexit – Jesus and the Jedi in Dundee –

The Texas Christian Massacre and Atheist Hate Speech

 This article was first published on Premier Christianity under the heading  The Texas Christian Massacre and the Man who Committed It.   David Robertson says there’s a double standard in the way we judge the motives of those who commit evil.   26 people dead. 24 seriously wounded. Yet another US gun massacre. They are … More The Texas Christian Massacre and Atheist Hate Speech

LED 14 – University Special…. Felix Ngole – White Science – University of Texas Behaviour Intervention Team – Brexit – TeachFirst – Black Atheist Ontology – Pregnant Men

Light Engaging Darkness 14  University Special… What is happening to our Universities in the UK and the US is to say the least disturbing. In many cases they are ceasing to be Universities (looking at a wide range of subjects, with a wide range of views) and are in the process of becoming commercial centres … More LED 14 – University Special…. Felix Ngole – White Science – University of Texas Behaviour Intervention Team – Brexit – TeachFirst – Black Atheist Ontology – Pregnant Men