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?
Dear Twitter, Thanks for your note telling me that I was banned. I must admit it was a bit of a shock. This is what you told me: We’re writing to let you know that your account features will remain locked or limited for the allotted time due to violations of the Twitter Rules, specifically our hateful conduct policy. We do not allow people to … Continue reading Dear Twitter – Why Have You Banned Me?
This was published as the Saturday essay in todays Scottish Daily Mail. It is wonderful to be able to testify in such a public secular forum to the good news of Jesus Christ…May the Lord use it for his glory. The text is below. Good News, Great Joy for Scotland Scotland is a divided society – in many ways. The more we speak about unity … Continue reading A Profound Message in Bitterly Divided Times – Christmas Saturday Essay in The Daily Mail
Delighted that this has appeared in the centre of the Mail on Sunday – they asked me to do it on Friday and as far as I can see have printed it as I sent it to them – besides their own editorial. Very thankful for the Lord providing such opportunities. Forum for debate? If you’re a Christian, Twitter is the new … Continue reading Article in the Mail on Sunday – Discrimination against Christians
It seems that the New Year has begun the way that the Old Year ended….a flurry of angry and arrogant tweets and messages from what I term the NFA’s (New Fundamentalist Atheists). Anyone who has ever engaged with them will know exactly what I am talking about. It seems that the angriest (and most irrational) are those that come from the US. In … Continue reading Arguing with Atheists – Is there any Point?
The Dawkins Rants For those who demand proof of how emotive, irrational, prejudiced and hate filled the New Atheist Fundamentalism is, I offer the following as exhibit A. Richard Dawkins tweeted the following this morning: How dare you force your dopey unsubstantiated superstitions on innocent children too young to resist? How DARE you? To which I responded: And how dare you force your irrational dehumanising … Continue reading The Dawkins Rants