Dr. Laura Schlessinger is a radio personality who dispenses advice to people who call in to her radio show. Recently, she said that, as an observant Orthodox Jew, homosexuality is an abomination according to Leviticus 18:22 and cannot be condoned under any circumstance. The following is an open letter to Dr. Laura penned by a […]
Trainspotters spot trains. Plane spotters spot planes. Cloud spotters spot clouds…. difference of course being you sometimes need a lot of imagination to make a cloud look like anything other than a white fluffy thing in the sky. Not this lot!
Everyone knows the original: Recently in a T-shirt shop in Notting Hill I came across some interesting variations on the theme: And a recent edition that I just had to put on here. Awesome.
Surely the greatest tennis player that has walked this earth, and graced its courts. If you want to read a perspective on just how amazing he is as a player and contributor to his sport, I cannot recommend David Foster Wallace’s article “Roger Federer as a Religious Experience” more highly. Click here to read […]
Two interesting (though not entirely uncontroversial) stories of accidental (?) use of religious symbolism in model architecture. 1. The Burj al Arab (Dubai) Construction of the Burj al Arab (or just ‘the Burj’ to most), began in 1994, with the building being designed to look like the sail of a dhow, the boats on the back of […]
Creation v. Evolution. Its one of those odd topics which you would have thought logic and science would long have brought to a definitive conclusion in favour of the latter. There are, however, still people (in fact people of great influence) who argue that creation is a theory which stands up to scientific challenge. Schools in some […]
What to make of this! The Advertising Standard’s Authority recently published its annual data on the complaints they receive for advertising through the year. The British Humanists Association must have been a little disappointed that their deliberate attempt at bus-side controversy only achieved 6th place, with a total of 392 complaints. On the other hand the Christian Party must […]