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Religion, the ultimate taboo subject?

Thinking people generally resent being presented with take-it-or-leave-it dogmatic certainties, especially when it comes to the “Ultimate Questions” of humanity’s origins and purpose. That being the case, why did I choose to present a pro-religion argument in my last post in so unqualified and in-your-face manner? It was not, contrary to certain rather spiteful suggestions […]

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Religious belief is more logical than atheism

“When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth”. These words were put by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle into the mouth of his most-celebrated creation, Sherlock Holmes, and for me they provide a useful way of approaching the deepest mystery of all — is our universe and all that is […]

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Feminism gone crazy

Sometimes, reality satirises itself. I would like to share the following advertisement for Bronco toilet paper (“It’s a healthy sign when there’s a Bronco in the house”) that appeared in the Women’s Weekly issue of September 12 1959: “To the men in your life … some things are very important. Men liked being looked after […]