This weeks Quantum ranges from a Ukrainian Comedian to The Cure! In a case of real life imitating art we look at the extraordinary story of the Ukrainian comedian who might become president. And we continue to expand your vocabulary as the destruction of our language continues. Do you know what Theybies and Childism are? Mark Powell from Australia tells us about the mother bearing … Continue reading Quantum 36 – Ukraine; Canada; Puritanism; The Secular Inquisition; BBC Questiontime; New Zealand; Unplanned;Melvyn Bragg; Anti-Science; The Cure; Robin Aitken
This week we range all over the world and a variety of subjects; We begin with an extraordinary claim that Israel was responsible for the New Zealand Mosque shootings. This leads us to question what is Islamaphobia? This of course brings in Jordan Peterson, whose books were banned by a New Zealand bookchain, which continued to sell Mein Kampf! We mention Peterson and Cambridge – Letter … Continue reading Quantum 35 – Israel and the NZ Mosque; Islamaphobia and Jordan Peterson; The Church in China; Chinese AI; The Mueller Inquiry and Jesse Smollett; The EU and the Internet; The Dutch and the Elderly; Transgender Beer; Scott Walker; Ricky Gervais; and more….
One of the advantages of ‘lying on a bed of sickness’ is that I have the time to listen to radio, sermons, catch up on books I have been meaning to read. It also helps me read up on some stories in the media in greater depth. One such is the Birmingham schools row – which is a fascinating and revealing insight into our culture. … Continue reading Why Christians Should Support the Birmingham Muslims
Dear Vice Chancellor, I am writing to you in regard to your letter explaining why Cambridge University withdrew its invitation of a fellowship to Jordan Peterson. Many thanks for setting out your thinking so clearly. I am glad that you made it clear that the withdrawal was not for academic reasons, thus refuting those who argue that it was because Peterson was not academically qualified … Continue reading Letter to the Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge – re Jordan Peterson
Welcome to Quantum no. 34 Cyclone in Mozambique – Zimbabwe and Malawi – https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-47637166 New Zealand Mosque Shootings – Dutch and African killings. https://theweeflea.com/2019/03/18/christchurch-commentaries/ Nicola Sturgeon – https://twitter.com/radioclydenews/status/1106580389877989376?s=12 https://www.christianpost.com/news/at-least-32-christians-killed-as-mob-burns-homes-church-in-nigeria.html Brendan O’Neil – https://twitter.com/spikedonline/status/1107982933338583040?s=12 Erodgan – https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/03/20/turkeys-president-sparks-diplomatic-row-warning-anti-muslim/?hootPostID=000b4a33c965356d65acfc4c0990327c Brexit https://theweeflea.com/2019/03/21/the-who-bercow-the-snp-socialists-greeks-the-swiss-dentists-historians-and-christ-on-brexit-confusion/ Iranian Christian Refused Asylum https://archbishopcranmer.com/home-office-refuses-asylum-to-iranian-christian-convert-quoting-violence-in-the-bible-as-evidence-of-bogus-claim/ British Journalist Questioned for Misgendering https://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2019/03/the-journalist-investigated-by-police-for-using-the-wrong-pronouns/ British MP condemns parents who don’t want LGBT indoctrination https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-appoints-first-national-adviser-for-lgbt-health https://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/17514173.oxford-lgbt-leader-questioning-students-sexuality-is-abuse/ 7) Out of the Ashes … Continue reading Quantum 34; East African Cyclone; Mosque Shootings; Nigerian Slaughter; Utrecht; Islamaphobia; Brexit; Iranian Refugee Christian; Misgendering; LGBT Indoctrination; Afghanistan Cricket; John Stott
It’s always wise advice, that when a horrific tragedy occurs one should refrain from commenting. Not least because in the midst of an emotive situation we don’t know the full circumstances and more importantly to make room for grief, mourning and respect. But we live in a 24 hour news cycle society – we live in a world where it seems as though every politician, … Continue reading Christchurch Commentaries
Tom Watson, the normally sensible sounding deputy leader of the Labour party, has come out with a call for YouTube to follow Instagram and Facebook in banning Tommy Robinson, the political activist and former founder of the English Defence League. Watson thinks that Robinson should be banned or else governments should set up ” a powerful and independent regulator of the unaccountable, irresponsible social media … Continue reading Tom Watson or Tommy Robinson – Who is the Greater Threat?
This week we cover a range of subjects and questions: The United Methodists defend biblical teaching – thanks to our African brothers and sisters. India and Pakistan fight over Kashmir and terrorism; The Politicians prepare to ditch Brexit Why should take back Samima Begum but will struggle to do so. Listen to the whole cast on the link underneath. We also look at: The … Continue reading Quantum 31 – United Methodists; India and Pakistan; Brexit; The ISIS bride; Justin Smollett; George Pell; Gender; Abortion; The Monkees; Sir James MacMillan
This weeks Quantum looks at some of the issues of the week. Subscribe on Podbean or Itunes – or listen to the whole thing here. China as predicted threatens Taiwan and continues its remarkable growth in technological power with its landing on the dark side of the moon. Of course we could not resist including this! Meanwhile in Europe the Yellow Vest movement continues. The … Continue reading Quantum 24: China and the Dark Side of the Moon; The Yellow Vests; Trans; Soubry and Nazis; : Rahaf; Billy Connolly; The Iolaire
A New Years Message for the Church and Society… New Year is as good a time as any to think about new beginnings. As we reflect on the past year and look forward to 2019, whether at an individual, community or government level, many of us would love to start anew again. Renewal is a great idea. And so is re-formation. I would love to … Continue reading All Things New – A New Years Message for Church and Society (the January Record Editorial)