Monthly Archives: August 2013

Nothing is what you think it is

It used to be a commonly-used phrase: “If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, then it’s a duck”. ¬†For anyone, seeking to make sense of anything remotely mallard-ish, then it was difficult … Continue reading

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Secularism: steady as we go

My friend David Robertson (author of ‘The Dawkins Letters‘) regularly posts on atheist and humanist websites. ¬†Unfailingly courteous and constructive, he demonstrates a remarkable ability to weather what is frequently the storm of ad-hominems which is the almost inevitable response. … Continue reading

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Fantasy Football Faith

It would be disingenuous of me not to confess that I have always struggled with Dan Brown’s clunky, formulaic and relentlessly anti-Catholic potboilers, leading me to a state of near stupefaction when I realised the sheer volume of sales achieved … Continue reading

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