a conversation…with god

So, why do you hate the world so much? I thought it to be a wonderful gift. Oh god the world…as in the earth Is divine, beautiful, scary and spectacular. But… You made it so that I must eat life to live And I must live with this group called humanity. Humanity? Your brothers and…

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And Jesus Wept

According to a recent Pew Research Center poll, American Evangelicals are most likely to favor reducing funding for the following items in the federal budget: Aid to the world’s poor Unemployment Environment Health care Scientific research Aid to U.S. poor I came across this just now on my usual Sunday morning tag surfing habit at…

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Why Julian Assange Matters

Hilary Clinton has pledged to enhance America’s civilian power overseas, drawing from experts not only in the State Department but across the federal government. She’s reforming US democracy apparently. That was the headline anyway. When I read the headline this past week I expected to see a mention of an increase in honesty and integrity…

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Assassinate those you don’t like???

Some Americans have suggested that Julian Assange should be assassinated. Americans. Not Chinese. Not North Koreans. Not Iranians. Americans. Assasinated…as in murdered. As in having his life snuffed out As in being executed As in being dead. I for one am stunned.  ——————————————————————————————————————————- As an adit: Sarah Palin wants Julian Assange hunted as a terrorist!…

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Can we define God?

I wrote a piece a short time ago entitled ‘Why Ethic Exists Separate to Christianity’. In it I argue that it is inherent in the human being to strive towards positive behavior whether Christianity existed or no. And I received some questions. “If we’re all striving for flourishing, who or what defines flourishing?” The thing…

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Thank-you for Calling God

Thank-you for calling God. Your call is important to us. Currently all Gods operators are busy with other calls  Please select from the following options: Press [1]      To reject any religion bar yours    Press [2]     To burn all religious texts bar your own Press [3]     To bring pestilence down upon people of your choice    Press [4]     To…

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…and yet

  http://octarin.wordpress.com/2010/08/13/disconnected/  I read this blog this morning and felt inspired by the clear articulation of the sense of pessimism. There are truths in what is written here. Indeed it resonates to so many feelings I’ve had and stories I’ve heard and yet…  “me feeling disconnected from everything and everyone, hence the title of the post.”…

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