The pandemic and the meaning of life

August 26th, 2020

Man wearing mask

The Covid pandemic has affected all of us, and has shaken many foundations. What are we learning about ourselves, our culture and the meaning we give life?

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Would you like to live forever?

August 10th, 2020

Sunrise

Would you like to live forever? Silly question? Could eternal life be boring or impossible? Or could it be wonderful? And is it possible?

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Money can’t buy health or happiness?

July 25th, 2020

Smiling woman

Are wealthier people happier or healthier? What actually makes people happy? Which countries are the best to live in? Check out some statistics.

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Whatever happened to my tennis shoe?
(An NDE story)

July 12th, 2020

Who is right about near death experiences (NDEs), the true believers or the sceptics? Or neither?

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Strange thoughts about brains: a casual conversation

June 27th, 2020

Girl and boy

It was just a short conversation over coffee….. …. when the conversation turned to brains. “My neurobiology lecture this morning was pretty challenging. It was about theories of how the brain does logical reasoning. They still don’t really understand it. Left me wondering about how the brain can think logically at all.” “What do you […]

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Pythagorus and God

June 18th, 2020

Humans can use the Pythagorus Theorem to set out accurate right angles. You may be surprised to know that one philosopher sees this ability as being a pointer to naturalism not being true.

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Blowing in the wind

June 1st, 2020

Joan Baez and Bob Dylan, Civil Rights March, Washington, DC, 28 Aug 1963

Race riots in the sixties drew a supportive response from young whites. Will it happen again? Will christians stand on the side of compassion and justice? Will it make a difference? The answer is blowing in the wind.

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If there’s a God, why doesn’t he answer our prayers?

May 18th, 2020

Praying for healing

People pray but they don’t seem to get answers, except coincidentally. Doesn’t this show there’s no God there to answer them?

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The Bible: impossible to take seriously?

May 5th, 2020

Battle in the Old Testament

Sceptics often find it difficult to take the Bible seriously because of awful or silly things, or inconsistencies. Is this a reason to disbelieve in God? Or is there is another way to look at it? We need to start be examining what the Bible is, and isn’t.

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Christianity: too weird to be true!?

April 27th, 2020

This is the 4th post in the series, 6 reasons to disbelieve in God? Is christian belief just too weird to be true, as many people feel?

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A list of all blog posts, in reverse chronological order, is on the Blog archive page.