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 likely to b..
I am currently watching an excellent series on the BBC called The Story of Science . The third episode, which I have just watched, is called ‘How we got here’. It of course raises all the red herrings..
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..
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..
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 ..
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 5 or 10 stars..
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 ..
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
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..