Quantum 15 – US Elections; Micheilin; Christmas; Remembrance Sunday; Israel; Finland and Child Sex; IFES in Barcelona; the Sexist Homophobic Snowman

  Welcome to Quantum no.15….this week features comment and music – Christmas music, new Scottish hymns and Portuguese Christians singing about The Revolution!  Listen here – https://www.podbean.com/media/player/zzy4p-9ea99f?from=yiiadmin&download=1&version=1&vjs=1&skin=1&auto=0&share=1&fonts=Helvetica&download=1&rtl=0   US Elections – https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-46120373 Michelin Tyre Factory – https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-46097215 Christmas –  https://theweeflea.com/2018/11/06/shop-now-the-nightmare-begins/ Remembrance Sunday – New Scottish Hymns – https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-45978590 It’s a Mad, Mad World https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-46119393 https://yournewswire.com/finnish-court-sex-children/ https://electronicintifada.net/blogs/asa-winstanley/first-uk-university-divest-israeli-apartheid-leeds It’s a Gospel World – IFES in Barcelona –       … Continue reading Quantum 15 – US Elections; Micheilin; Christmas; Remembrance Sunday; Israel; Finland and Child Sex; IFES in Barcelona; the Sexist Homophobic Snowman

Quantum 14 – Asia Bibi; Defaming Mohammed; Sinead O’Connor; Pittsburg Massacre; Red Dead Redemption; Brazilian President; Presbyterian Church of Ireland; The Chief Mammie; John Anderson

You can support The Quantum of the Wee Flea fundraiser by clicking the link  Patron.podbean.com/theweeflea  We are half way to our monthly target already!     LISTEN HERE https://www.podbean.com/media/player/3dern-9de5df?from=yiiadmin&download=1&version=1 Asia Bibi – https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/31/asia-bibi-verdict-pakistan-court-overturns-blasphemy-death-sentence?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other Defamation of Mohammed – https://www.theosthinktank.co.uk/comment/2018/10/26/q-have-european-judges-just-banned-defamation-of-the-prophet-muhammad-a-no https://www.commentarymagazine.com/foreign-policy/europe/the-day-free-speech-died-in-europe/ Sinead O’Connor – https://www.spectator.com.au/2018/10/ten-things-sinead-oconnor-will-learn-from-her-new-religion/ Pittsburgh Massacre https://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/wall-street-journal/we-jews-punch-above-our-weight-but-we-also-attract-evil-people/news-story/57a5b57242bc0f8a12784eef5668f6e0?utm_source=The%20Australian&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=editorial&utm_content=TodaySHeadlines  Charlotte Chapel – Red Dead Redemption 2 https://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/fabulous/3397843/edinburgh-church-red-dead-redemption-2-poster/?fbclid=IwAR2AmCyds5Bn9LnOwv-u6Tf2H6LMC4SedgDB9RVdmuVovTtsxrbttd7mons Brazilian President. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/28/world/americas/jair-bolsonaro-brazil-election.html?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nytimes&login=email&auth=login-email Northern Ireland – and taking the Church to Court The Chief Mammie – https://www.facebook.com/BeReasonableScotland/videos/vb.34292308613 … Continue reading Quantum 14 – Asia Bibi; Defaming Mohammed; Sinead O’Connor; Pittsburg Massacre; Red Dead Redemption; Brazilian President; Presbyterian Church of Ireland; The Chief Mammie; John Anderson

Quantum 13 – Gender Definition; Abortion; State Pimps; Yemen; Explaining Brexit; White History; Eugene Peterson; Harry and Meghan

You can support Quantum here – thanks to all who have already helped….https://patron.podbean.com/theweeflea Welcome to Quantum 13. LISTEN HERE https://www.podbean.com/media/player/km64w-9d6619?from=yiiadmin&download=1&version=1 1) Sex definition US –  https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/21/us/politics/transgender-trump-administration-sex-definition.html?nl=top-stories&nlid=57717561ries&ref=headline Australia – Tasmania – https://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/state-politics/tasmania-on-verge-of-removing-gender-from-birth-certificates/news-story/22e558f7dea37b3d2723036f9e628ee2?utm_source=The%20Australian&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=editorial&utm_content=TodaySHeadlines UK – https://theweeflea.com/2018/10/23/two-messages-two-different-kingdoms-one-answer/ https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/10/12/bbc-will-have-gay-characters-shows-combat-heteronormative-culture/ 2) Abortion….Diana Johnson. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ce8Xe3eWCww&feature=youtu.be Death from illegal abortion – https://www.lifesitenews.com/opinion/think-10k-women-died-from-illegal-abortions-before-roe-think-again?utm_content=buffer43c0d&utm_medium=WCDM+Buffer&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=WCDM Queensland – https://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2018-10-17/abortion-legal-in-queensland-after-historic-vote/10382538?fbclid=IwAR2YmIV4hsWn-3afNXFQ4VGZSJuUbL_avI3AC37ZdTN0mFrE7Bx_ZKUJitY&pfmredir=sm 3) State Pimps–   https://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2018/10/how-was-the-pimping-out-of-an-autistic-girl-allowed-to-happen/?utm_source=Adestra&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Evening%20Blend%2018102018&utm_campaign=Evening_Blend 4) Yemen – 5) Brexit – https://theweeflea.com/2018/10/25/the-great-deception-part-6-the-rocky-road-to-rome/ 6)  History is too white – 7) Eugene Peterson –https://www.premierchristianity.com/Blog/Remembering-Eugene-Peterson-The-man-behind-The-Message 8) Harry and Meghan – https://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/nation/duke-and-duchess-of-sussex-separate-for-70km-crossing-to-queenslands-fraser-island/news-story/d835cb0b4624cd741d2e358aed477d4b?utm_source=The%20Australian&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=editorial&utm_content=TodaySHeadlines … Continue reading Quantum 13 – Gender Definition; Abortion; State Pimps; Yemen; Explaining Brexit; White History; Eugene Peterson; Harry and Meghan

Cakes and Crimes – In the Market with Janet Parshall

Monday Janet and I discussed a number of topics – mostly from the latest Quantum  CreationFest, Ashers, Hate Crimes,  and more….including the origins of Country music, bluegrass and Gospel! “Hour 1: Cakes and Crimes Today we cover a variety of topics with our Dundee, Scotland pastor/blogger friend. From hate crimes to Christian bakers, we will discuss several issues of importance that challenge us to build … Continue reading Cakes and Crimes – In the Market with Janet Parshall

Quantum 12 – Andrew Brunson; Ashers; Socialism and Climate Change; Cambridge Uni; Bavarian Elections; Hate Crime; The Church of Scotland in Shetland

LISTEN HERE https://theweeflea.podbean.com/mf/play/dsvtpe/Quantum_12_final.mp3 https://www.podbean.com/media/player/qyudd-9cbd73?from=yiiadmin&download=1&version=1 1) Andrew Brunson – https://www.facebook.com/FoxNews/videos/vb.15704546335/685752688463078/?type=2&theater 2) Ashers. https://www.christiantoday.com/article/ashers-bakery-the-500k-cost-of-this-supreme-court-case-isnt-the-only-price-to-pay/130666.htm 3) Is Socialism the only way to beat climate change – https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0000pwx 4) University declines Rememberance Service – https://metro.co.uk/2018/10/12/cambridge-students-reject-remembrance-day-as-imperialist-propaganda-8030829/ 5) Bavarian Elections – https://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/bavarian-voters-punish-merkel-allies/news-story/e29776e0710b0a1477df10c0aa54e971?utm_source=The%20Australian&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=editorial&utm_content=TodaySHeadlines 6) More hate crimes – https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/review-of-uk-hate-crime-law-to-consider-misogyny-and-ageism/ar-BBOqZxe?li=BBoPWjQ&ocid=mailsignout https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/oct/16/review-of-uk-hate-law-to-consider-misogyny-and-ageism?CMP=share_btn_tw 7) The Decline of the Church of Scotland – https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0000q1f   Quantum 11 | The Wee Flea Podcast – CAP; Grievance Studies; The Tartan Taliban; Children’s Gay Love Letters; … Continue reading Quantum 12 – Andrew Brunson; Ashers; Socialism and Climate Change; Cambridge Uni; Bavarian Elections; Hate Crime; The Church of Scotland in Shetland

An Important Film – Transgender Regrets

I am currently involved with the Scottish Government concerning their proposed Gender Recognition Bill.  One fascinating proposal is that if you officially change you can only do so once.  Apparently you are free to change – but not to change back.  The Trans activists are doing their best to suppress the stories of Trans people with regrets so I thought I would post this film … Continue reading An Important Film – Transgender Regrets

CrossPolitic and Keller the Cultural Communist

On Sunday I had the joy of being interviewed on the CrossPolitic programme – You can watch the whole programme here – (my part begins around the 26 minute mark).   I throughly enjoyed talking to these guys (although drinking malt from a mug is almost beyond the pale!)  and hope it is the beginning of a fruitful relationship, but I suspect that they might … Continue reading CrossPolitic and Keller the Cultural Communist

The Rise of Civic Christianity and the Collapse of the Church – The October Record Editorial

This is the editorial from the October Record – just out now.  The Rise of Civic Christianity and the Collapse of the Church It’s a somewhat strange paradox. As the church seems to be in decline, the number of religious items in the news increases and the clergy are everywhere. Tom Nairn’s quip that Scotland wouldn’t be free until the last Church of Scotland minister … Continue reading The Rise of Civic Christianity and the Collapse of the Church – The October Record Editorial

A Personal Interview with Nancy Guthrie

One of the last things we did in Sydney was have lunch with a number of friends, 20 stories up in the centre of the city.  Nancy and David Guthrie were there – and Nancy took the opportunity to interview me for her podcast, Help Me Teach the Bible    She is a lovely person and a BRILLIANT interviewer.  She managed to get me to talk … Continue reading A Personal Interview with Nancy Guthrie