Monthly Archives: October 2015

Death by Stoning

Two young men killed by stoning by “supporters” of ISIS; previously men were thrown off the roofs of buildings. These ISIS people really desperately need to exorcise something from their psyches. Years ago, when I saw photos of an Iranian … Continue reading

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Germs Greer about Transgender

Germs Greer was about to give a talk at Cardiff Uni but has come in for a lot of criticism about her views. Her own thesis in Female Eunuch is complex: basically it says women in a patriarchal society feel … Continue reading

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Homosexual Ambiguity

A so-called brother Damon in the UK has taken to writing and distributing pamphlets that equate homosexuality with pedophilia and describe Aids as God’s punishment of gay people. Clearly he has not watched a person dying with KS and the … Continue reading

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vegan

Some of my friends are vegetarian, and I admire their principled stance; I particularly admire that they can tolerate breaking bread with me when my plate has animal flesh on it. If the positions were reversed it would be intolerable. … Continue reading

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Dorothy Sayers

One of the trio of the then contemporary detective fiction writers, with Ngaio Marsg and Agatha Christie. Sayers was a graduate of Oxford, a Gemini, and inventor of the Lord Peter Wimsey character. I began to read her novels again; … Continue reading

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health and sociopathy

I saw a doco about the 1970’s tonight; it featured both Jim Jones and Bundy. You could not gauge the magnetism of the former that enabled him to draw people into his church. There was, in fact, a steely nastiness … Continue reading

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the spirituality of sexuality

Picture William Blake in his garden, sunbathing nude with his wife and her sister, with both of whom, in his own words, he enjoyed “the lineaments of gratified desire”. He arrived at this state of achieved grace by a logical … Continue reading

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