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May 5, 2023, 10:50 PM
Voter Suppression: A Warning from Britain
Image by Tanya from Pixabay The notorious 'Judicial Reforms' threat means that Benjamin Netanyahu and his coalition partners can never be trusted again. Among other things, voter suppression would undoubtedly have been near the top of the list of his preferred measures to enact...
Jun 24, 2021, 12:12 AM
Thank God: Has The Battle of Armageddon Already Happened?
It is now not far off 2000 years since St John's long, lonely exile on the Isle of Patmos... I really think there could be real peace for every people group and faith in the Holy Land soon, even though...
May 25, 2021, 5:33 PM
Antisemitic eternality & the myth of ‘progress’
Evil no longer hides behind the midnight gloom of its hypocrisy, for he proudly struts by day, in the deadening hubris of the noontide heat. Like Lilliputian pre-Cambrian sharklets whose only exceptional characteristic is their remarkable capacity to smell blood,...
May 25, 2021, 12:11 AM
Conspiracy theories: Calling out, calling in; classism
If someone asked you to think of a well-known conspiracy theory, which would be the first one that came to mind? Well, there are plenty of silly ideas floating around the cybersphere nowadays. And sad to say, the rise of the...
May 19, 2021, 4:46 AM
Bibi Completely Misunderstood the Meaning of These Archaeological Treasures
What's in a name? Well quite a lot, according to the leader of Israel! And while Netanyahu cannot be consider the holiest Name of Names in Israel, he does have considerable power. And it's no surprise that the Israeli PM was quite...
May 7, 2021, 7:37 AM
Bolshie Bolsonaro: Ironic Ode to Nimrod of Brazil
Jolly Jair Bolsonaro, the Elmer Fudd of our times, may think he's a 'mighty hunter before the Lord,' but all poor Nimrod has managed to net is a totally abysmal reputation across the globe for his shockingly bad COVID-19...
Apr 19, 2021, 11:11 PM
Godwin in Cambridge VI: Why Do Some Scientists Fight Pro-Cure Autism Patients?
Autism has a highly unusual status among medical diagnoses, in terms of having an eminently funded activist lobby that is opposed to the very idea of pro-cure research. In such a context, it is not surprising that some scientists...
Apr 12, 2021, 7:47 AM
Atheist fundamentalism’s bitter & desperate, just like the religious kind
Are you now, or have you ever been, a member of a superstitious, irrational, morally and intellectually indefensible belief system? The Ultra-Rationalists want to know! As do the Ultra-Irrationalists: in fact, often enough, they're precisely the very same people! And if you're...
Apr 8, 2021, 9:29 PM
The Tory power grab affects all religions. Compromise is not an option
This spring is what did it for me. For a long time, I laughed them out of town. The Guardian, Labour, Momentum, Lib Dems, Byline Times... All this about a fascist coup. It's often felt to me (as no doubt for so many,...
Apr 5, 2021, 9:14 AM
Good Drop Bad Drop? Global Religious Demographics Suggest Secularism Has Peaked!
Us philosophers and bards do love our little spritzing contests, don't we? Well, what better a Titanic tussle upon which to frivolously feast our ever-curious inner-eyes and intellects, than two of the most flamboyantly theatrical philosophical demolition men of the...
Dr Jonathan Thomas Ferguson is an alumnus of the University of Leeds and King's College London. He is interested in interfaith dialogue, international relations, the Apocalypse of Hope and spiritual matters generally.