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Apr 2009
17

Unscientific Questions

I watched an excellent programme on BBC One last night, called the Narnia Code. One of the points of the documentary was that CS Lewis preferred a medieval understanding of the universe to the modern ..

Feb 2009
3

Calvin on Ceremony

Writing on John 4.20, Calvin writes that error lies in ‘the confusing of different ages’: Later generations devote themselves to the examples of the fathers, not thinking that a different law of actio..

Jan 2009
16

English..

I don’t have an English accent because this is what English sounds like when spoken properly. Jimmy Carr
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Jan 2009
2

‘Africa Needs God’

I nearly fell off my chair when I read this article by Matthew Parris. This is how he ends his article: To the rural African mind, this is an explanation of why one would not climb the mountain. It’s...

Aug 2008
13

Freedom

Man is tormented by no greater anxiety than to find someone quickly to whom he can hand over that great gift of freedom with which the ill-fated creature is born. Fyodor Dostoevsky

Jul 2008
24

The Resurrection

“Do you want to believe in the living Christ?” says Barth. “We may believe in him only if we believe in his corporeal resurrection. This is the content of the New Testament. We are always free to reje..

May 2008
22

Boxing

To me, boxing is like a ballet, except there’s no music, no choreography, and the dancers hit each other. Jack Handey
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May 2008
12

Babel Fish

The following extract is from the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy , by Douglas Adams, concerning the Babel Fish : Now it is such a bizarrely improbable coincidence that anything so mind-bogglingly us..

Apr 2008
21

Computer viruses

I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We’ve created life in our own image..

Apr 2008
11

Computers

Computers make it easier to do a lot of things, but most of the things they make it easier to do don’t need to be done. Andy Rooney
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