Quantum 60 The Israeli elections are deadlocked.. Qantas CEO Alan Joyce says he will continue to speak about social issues, whilst drawing his $26 million salary…. Richard Dawkins is back with his new book for teenagers…. I thought it was a foetus?! Government appoints new envoy for freedom of religion – but there is a problem… We also mention the EU Empire – Did We … Continue reading Quantum 60 – The One with Israel, Dawkins, Qantas, Freedom, EU Empire, Social Constuctionist, Pride at Proms, Hong Kong Anthem, Extinction Rebellion, Plant Prayer
Five years ago yesterday I voted for Scotland to become an independent country – when the result was announced I remember it being a grey and dreary day in Edinburgh – weather that reflected my mood at the time. I made the mistake of believing what our politicians had said – this would be a ‘once in a generation’ opportunity and so I thought our … Continue reading Did We Dodge a Bullet? The Scottish Referendum 5 Years On.
This weeks article in Christian Today – you can read the original here , The BBC and the Tower of Babel Genesis 11 tells us the fascinating story of the tower of Babel. Humanity was setting itself up against God and as part of that decided to build a skyscraper. God’s means of frustrating this is revealing – “Come, let us go down and confuse … Continue reading The BBC and the Tower of Babel
This weeks Quantum – This week we look at Mugabe – Abortion in Northern Ireland with a Labour MP insisting that the people should not be consulted..and the shameful treatment of SNP MP, Dr Lisa Cameron. We continue to look at Brexit and Speaker Bercow… Margaret Attwood’s follow up to A Handmaid’s Tale has been published… Meanwhile in the real dystopia a Finnish politician is … Continue reading Quantum 59 – The one with Mugabe; Northern Ireland Abortion; Lisa Cameron; Bercow; Fireman Sam; Attwood; Finland; Gender Neutral Penguin; 100 Genders, Jarrid Wilson; Benny Hinn and Emmaeus
Pete Wishart SNP MP could hardly contain his joy…. He was of course referring to this: If you are an anti-Brexit believer then you will of course be delighted that the judicary are on your side. If you are part of the Scottish sub-sect of that faith you will be even more delighted that it was a Scottish court that handed down this verdict – … Continue reading Heroes of the People – The Politicisation of the Judiciary
I am sitting in Glasgow airport heading back for Sydney, thankful for a wonderful visit to the Shetland Bible Week , but sorrowful to be leaving family and friends in a country which is now governed by a parliament led by incompetent, dishonest, clowns. If anyone thinks these words are too harsh – just have a look at last night’s pantomime in the UK parliament…orchestrated and … Continue reading “A Fertile Land Inhabited by Cowards”
All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players: They have their exits and their entrances…. Shakespeare – As You Like It. I have enormous respect for politicians. After all I once wanted to be one. They have a difficult and often thankless task. Those in the media and the general public who regard our political leaders as worthy only of … Continue reading Brexit – Bercow’s Coup and Britain’s Destruction
(This weeks article in Christian Today – you can read the original here) What can the Church do about Brexit? (Photo: Reuters) Returning to the UK to speak at the Shetland Bible conference has been an encouraging and depressing experience. The encouragement comes from the many faithful Christians in this beautiful most northerly part of the United Kingdom. The discouragement comes from the collective hysteria … Continue reading What can the Church do about Brexit?
Quantum 58 This is probably my favourite Quantum so far….the producer has done a great job! It’s also the first I have done from Shetland…so we start with this.. We look at the election result in Shetland and the resultant political spin. Police in Scotland are to become policepersons and wear ‘gender neutral’ uniforms. The police in Scotland are becoming a PC laughing stock. … Continue reading Quantum 58 – The one with Shetland, PolicePersons; Brexit; Hong Kong; Argentina; Ebola; Vicars ‘marry’; Gay Gene Theory; Chick-Fil-A; Female Engineers; Brendan O’Neill; Gervais; Stormzy and Ed
These are the videos of the forum we held at The Edge in Sydney Harbour, in the shadow of the Opera House. It was a good night….with Justine Toh and Sam Chan helping enormously. I would encourage you especially to hear Scott Monk’s opening talk…you can get all the info and videos here Here is the video of my talk: And this is the … Continue reading The Edge – Get a Grip: Who can you trust in a fake news world?