Today, 26th January, is 'Australia Day' in Australia. A national public holiday. I quote from Wikipedia: "Australia Day is the official national day of Australia. Celebrated annually on 26 January, it marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at Sydney Cove by … [Read more...] about Australia Day 2018
I don't watch many videos online because of the time involved, however this 10 minute one caught my eye. Whether or not one agrees with him, Pat Condell is an extremely clever thinker with excellent oratory and public speaking skills. This video is about the criminal migrant element in Europe. I shared this with you today partly because the video is an excellent … [Read more...] about Commentary On A Highly Evocative Contemporary Thinking Issue
Hate and religion are often (usually it seems) synonymous. Modern life shows us that. Nothing new there though; it's been like this for centuries. Here we read of how Christianity was heavily involved in he deaths of 20 million people in China during the 19th century: Internally, the Taiping Rebellion (1851–1864) - a quasi-Christian religious movement led by … [Read more...] about Another Word For Religion Is Often Hate. We Need More Spirituality.