Business Committees & Farmers

First up, my disclaimer: I’m not suggesting at any point in this post that farmers are better than business men, or anything like that. This is a very simple metaphor, which I will explain now. For the purposes of this post, the business committee is a picture of a lot of talk. It’s a group…

Response to an Aetheist – II

I assume at this point that you’ve read Response to an Aetheist I. If you haven’t you might want to go back and read that before you continue here. So with that, let’s look at the remaining arguments and views from Ricky Gervais, Why I’m an Aetheist.

Response to an aetheist – I

I read an article the other day, Ricky Gervais, Why I’m an Aetheist. I can’t verify whether Ricky Gervais actually wrote the post, but regardless, I can recommend it. It’s been a long time since I’ve read a calm and balanced proclamation of “non-faith”. Usually people spew a lot of anger and bible verses taken…

Out with the old, in with the new

I’m reading the book of Jeremiah at the moment. Oh boy, what a lot to take in. A short synopsis: Israel has turned away from God and he sends the Assyrians to invade and destroy the land and take the people away as slaves. It has the potential to be a very depressing read –…

The Face of Jesus

I read an article recently called “The real Face of Jesus”, in Popular Mechanics of all places. It was about a British medical artist, Richard Neave, who created a culturally and historically accurate portrait of Jesus. Interesting read. It does make me wonder why we picture Jesus a certain way. Do we have a need…