Apr 2010

Does God need chance?

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 lik..

Apr 2010

Seriously, journalists?

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 game’s makers..

Apr 2010

Service for Burglars?!

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 people – 57 ..

Apr 2010

Gordon Brown. Tough Guy.

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 ..!

Mar 2010

Movie Reviews

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 5 or 10 stars..
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Feb 2010

The Message for the Broken

Jesus’ teaching consistently attracted the irreligious while offending the Bible-believing, religious people of his day. However, in the main, our churches today do not have this effect. The kind ..

Feb 2010

Computer Games

Computer games don’t affect kids, I mean if Pac Man affected us as kids, we’d all be running around in darkened rooms, munching pills and listening to repetitive music. Marcus Brigstocke

Feb 2010

Nick Griffin and Haiti

I was rather appalled to find some comments by Nick Griffin about Haiti on the BBC website . They’re from a couple of weeks ago, and apparently he published them on his Twitter site. Mr Griffin’s orig..

Jan 2010

TV Intelligence

Don’t you wish there was a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence? There’s one marked ‘Brightness,’ but it doesn’t work. Marcus Brigstocke
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May 2009

Amazing Art

Now often I find art stupid, rubbish, pretentious, etc etc - I’m sure it’s because I don’t understand it. This this is stupendously good - I genuinely couldn’t believe my eyes the first time I saw it...
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