An Email From The Cornwall Alliance

You might (and should) all remember The Green Dragon campaign, a group of conservative pastors, politicians, religious activists, scientists and special interest groups (read corporate companies with vested interest in profiteering) who call any and all “green” or environmental movements “anti-american”, “anti-Christian” and “from Satan”? Well when I was preparing the blog piece “Resisting...

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From the Mailbox – “Human Nature, Yes or No?”

My twitter friend Inchoneb submitted the following question via my feedback form: “Human Nature”. Yea or nay. It’s a pretty open ended question, but I think I have a few things to say about it. When talking about human nature I think the very first and foremost thing we need to realise is that we are all animals. Humans are great apes, and therefore have the same propensity for nature within us. Humanity is not removed from...

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From the Mailbox – “Ezekiel 23″

My friend Monica left this request in my mailbox: Since we have discussed personally about many topics in the bible, and you have found reasonable explanations for some topics, here’s a tough one: – Ezekiel 23 has some really strange verses that I would like you to explore, with the help of your vast and knowledgeable audience. Well I was only familiar with one section of this verse, the one which reads: “There she lusted after...

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From the mailbox – “Sexism in atheism”

I recently received this request in my mailbox, and it’s particularly poignant given the furor within the atheist community over the past week or so regarding misogyny and sexism. The request was from my FaceBook friend Teresa Folds and reads: I would be interested to see a man address the sexism within the Atheist community. That is something that I don’t see many Atheist men do. Just a suggestion. =) Well, I thought I’d...

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From the Mailbox – More messages from my blogstalker!

I seem to  have attracted the attention of this well-wisher-in-Jesus. She seems to think she can convert me somehow. This is the same author who wrote me the messages on this blog post.  Well let’s look at what she wrote me most recently (spelling mistakes are not mine): Good morning Martin I hope all is well with you. Here is my message today for you. Last year as you would remember 33 miners were buried alive in a mine in Chile. ...

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From the Mailbox – Hard Not to Be Pessimistic

Recently I recceived this correspondence in my mailbox from my Twitter friend @mysickbones. It was in relation to my post “I WON A TICKET!” where I asked people if they had any questions for the speakers at Think Inc, but I thought I’d try and tackle this one myself, since it’s a topic I often find myself faced with: I’d be fascinated to know if (all / some / none of) the contributors at Think Inc believe that...

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