Category: Religion

The Conflict of Interests

On Foot

Jimmy Wales was at the recent Pontifical Academy of Sciences meeting held at the Vatican towards the end of April in 2012 and he was quoted by the Catholic News Service as praising the Pope John XXIII’s encyclical “Pacem in…

The Charity of Avarice ?

It’s my view that the ostentatious Christian religions would have been obsolete in Europe decades, if not centuries, ago if it wasn’t for an incredible array of taxes and government grants and funding. It’s a mixed blessing because I like…

The profits of the null hypothesis.

Twisted Log - Sweden

The null hypothesis has a useful property – it can never be proven.  Test results either reject or fail to reject the null hypothesis, they never prove the hypothesis. The science of statistics allows companies to test products and make…

Things they haven’t told you on Purpose.

I now know that the problem of deciding your purpose in life can be remarkably easy to resolve. The problem becomes much clearer when you cut through the fog of nonsense that religion, specifically, and society, in general, uses to…

This is how to spend a penny.

There has been a slow pattern of media articles on raising the profile of the costs of the Church of England. As you might imagine with the slow decay of church attendance, the opportunities for additional income over and above…

Blinded by the light ?

The Pope’s Easter message is one that we are “groping in the darkness, unable to distinguish good from evil” which is remarkably coming from someone who resides in palaces that glitter with baubles of such incredible opulence; we must wonder…