Tag Archives: Religion

We Were the World

It was 1985. Big hair, big ties and big budgets. Boomers were trading flower power for buying power, VW busses for BMWs, scruffy jeans for three piece suits. Then Africa happened. This is a story of changing times and shifting … Continue reading

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Environtology: Sacred Earth, Profane People

These days it is not uncommon for environmentalism to be described as a religion. Even without analysing such a statement, it rings true to many people. Why? Some might assume that because the environmental arena is fraught with emotion and … Continue reading

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Relatively Speaking

Profound truths are often to be found in paradox. This is why Pope Benedict XVI’s attack on “the dictatorship of relativism” is a stoke of brilliance that will simultaneously strengthen Christianity and ease religious strife worldwide. Called “fighting words” by … Continue reading

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Two Rants on The West and Islam

Rant # 1 OK Western World, let’s admit that when it comes to understanding the world of Islam, we suck. We don’t get it. And we don’t care that we don’t get it. We do, however, have well developed stereotypes … Continue reading

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