I was extremely annoyed this evening to see a Newsnight report in which one lady announced that there are two managers to every nurse in the NHS and how can it possibly take 100 people to run a hospital. From her non-existent experience of working in a hospital, she told the world that you can run a hospital on far fewer people if they are the right staff.
I was just chatting with a good friend, with whom I have had many theological discussions. But it all boils down to the advice he gave me (I’m sure he wouldn’t mind me sharing his wo..
I watched this video with interest, especially given the work I did at Oxford three and a half years ago, entitled ‘The idols of death and the God of life’ . Â Perhaps I should have emailed it to ..
The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likel..
I am currently watching an excellent series on the BBC called The Story of Science . Â The third episode, which I have just watched, is called ‘How we got here’. It of course raises all the red her..
I have long disliked the central place that ‘chance’ has in modern scientific theories, particularly the ‘random’ mutations that drive evolution forward. As a Christian I don’t..
After my recent post about journalism, I was surprised to read this . It was made worse by the Daily Mail (of course). The Mail’s article says: But now, to the horror of the purists, the gam..
Compare these two press reports very carefully. The first report is the original, from the Telegraph, the second was reported subsequently by V3. The company interviewed 1,317..
I wish these posters weren’t hoaxes.. it would certainly make the election more interesting. I never thought I’d enjoy something done by The Grauniad ..!
I use a couple of movie review sites to get a flavour for a particular film, and I’m starting to think they are actually quite pointless. Most of them allow you to rate a film out of..