“Don’t Mention Religion, Mister Fawlty – They’re Nuns!”

Religion

Reading Time: 6 minutes Another day, another fracas because I have misunderstood religion and offended others. In suggesting that the subjective interpretation of the Holy Scriptures by men of faith who have a political agenda instead of a Holy Bible or Quran, I have been accused of “religion bashing?”, or words to that effect. Religion is untouchable, it seems  – […]

Tunisian Women Divided Over Inheritance Law Reform

Reading Time: 5 minutes President Beji Caid Essebsi of Tunisia is proposing a radical change in the Islamic law on inheritance which, at present, is based on the Quran. According to the Islamic scriptures, men should inherit twice as much as women. Allah commands you regarding your children. For the male a share equivalent of two females – Quran […]

Planet Of The Apes…Men In A Post #MeToo World

Reading Time: 5 minutes Just as I thought that the oppression, harassment, and exploitation of women, were part of the male genome, I came across a “non-profit” organisation that claims to be able to cure most men from being fondling creatures in underground trains, hotel rapists, and housewife-beaters, in the space of 48 hours. The Mankind Project, responsible for […]

Sarah Jeong – Fake Racist, Fake Newspaper Editor?

Reading Time: 3 minutes   In the same way that Winnie the Pooh illogically blames the size of Rabbit’s door, for not being able to get through it, Sarah Jeong – a Korean/American lawyer, journalist, and a lot of other things – blames racist tweets…for the fact that she sent out racist tweets. Even though I don’t follow her logic, […]

Heat And The Willows – Stressing Your Local Oak Tree

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Reading Time: 4 minutes And just as the Brits thought that, after Brexit, cooperation with the EU over the environment didn’t concern them anymore. With temperatures soaring in the high thirties, forest fires raging left, right, and centre, this is really not the time to start acting as a bully in the classroom. It’s time to forget about perceived […]

God And Gender Identity: What IS God’s Perception Of Dignity?

Reading Time: 4 minutes By accident, I came across a document that relates the adoption of a resolution concerning human sexual identity, by the Kansas Republican Party. The resolution focused particularly on the rights of transgender individuals. The resolution was submitted on February 17th, 2018, by Eric Teetsel, a delegate for the third district, and was adopted. The actual […]