The Greatest Gift – Mark Zuckerberg and the Real Messiah

This is the Solas article that appeared in the Scotsman yesterday.  Enjoy… Mark Zuckerberg’s plan to give away his Facebook fortune is not all that it seems, writes David Robertson The Messiah has come! He is bringing great gifts. “A world without suffering from disease… People will be connected so that we have access to every idea, person and opportunity. All people will be of equal value. … Continue reading The Greatest Gift – Mark Zuckerberg and the Real Messiah

If Joey Barton were Prime Minister?

I was asked by Premier Christianity to respond to an article by the footballer turned philosopher, Joey Barton, in The Independent on why he would ‘privatise’ religion. You can read my article here – http://www.premierchristianity.com/Blog/Dear-Joey-please-don-t-give-up-your-day-job the words are below… Dear Joey, please don’t give up your day job Feb 2015 If he were Prime Minister footballer Joey Barton would call on religion to be ‘privatised’ … Continue reading If Joey Barton were Prime Minister?

A Letter to George Osbourne

Today I received a most extraordinary letter from the Chancellor, George Osbourne. Here is my response: Dear George, Thanks for the personalised letter I received yesterday warning me that my house was in danger from the Labour party. Forgive the familiarity but you were so kind as to call me David, ( I guess whats sauce for the young Dundonian is sauce for the Old … Continue reading A Letter to George Osbourne

The Benefits of Christianity to the Nation – letter in Scotsman – pub 19th Nov 2013

The debate continues. This letter was in response to Robert Canning of Secular Scotland who had claimed that secularism was neutral and Christianity offered no positive good. Dear Editor, IN THE ongoing debate about the role of Christianity in education, Robert Canning (Letters, 18 November) makes the category error of assuming that secularism is neutral as regards religion, philosophy and ethos. Every school needs to operate on … Continue reading The Benefits of Christianity to the Nation – letter in Scotsman – pub 19th Nov 2013