Hasn’t Israel Folau been punished enough?

The question in the title is rhetorical. The answer appears to be an emphatic NO. If you want to see what the modern face of fascism looks like, then read this article. When it comes to persecuting their ideological opponents, the swastika of the Gestapo is being supplanted by the rainbow of the gaystapo. No […]

Jesus, friend of racist bigots.

Yesterday the scripture reading in the service was of The Good Samaritan – a parable so overly-familiar that its power and shock are somewhat lost. Here is my take on it, originally posted 2 years ago but even more pertinent now than ever… Recently I was involved in a version of “The Moral Maze” – […]

The demand for bigots exceeds the supply

The promotion of the grievance industry has got to have been one of the most pernicious, socially divisive movements of my lifetime. The ever expanding snare of “hate” legislation has had exactly the opposite effect of the one intended, but precisely the effect that so many of us predicted. Rather than bringing about tolerance & […]

Twitter’s outrageous meddling in British democracy – spiked

Britain’s chattering classes have been fretting over Silicon Valley’s alleged stranglehold over political life. Letting their imaginations run far ahead of the evidence… And yet now, amid all this hyperbole, we have a real and clear instance of Silicon Valley meddling in British politics and these people have suddenly gone very quiet. https://www.spiked-online.com/2019/04/30/twitters-outrageous-meddling-in-british-democracy/

Bad People Banned From Facebook

“Hurrah. Good riddance.” I’m sure many people will say. It’s necessary to say so in order to signal that you are one of the “good guys”, someone who only posts “love speech”. Such people are short sighted fools. You can’t defeat ideologies by cutting out the tongues who espouse them but by changing minds & […]