Category Archives: Religion

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Our world may be a giant hologram

How do we experience reality?   To quote the Matrix,  “If real is what you can feel, smell, taste and see, then ‘real’ is simply electrical signals interpreted by your brain”. Given access to or the creation of the correct technology,  the brain could be stimulated in such a way as to render a reality that […]

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Social Activists Call For Ban On Church Wine

Buckfast Abbey in Devon is world famous for it’s wine production. The brew was first produced in 1890s by the Benedictine monks at at the Abbey using a recipe brought to the UK  from France, as indeed is the wine base used today. The wine was originally sold in small quantities by the Abbey itself, as a […]

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Thank the Maker!

A Church in the City of London , UK has tried to attract workers by offering blessings to their cell phones and laptops. The Reverend David Parrott yesterday gave his maiden blessing over cellphones , iPods and laptops at St. Lawrence Jewry church in London’s financial centre. “We decided to have the service with a […]

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Irish Blasphemy Law

Today sees more headscratching as the introduction of Ireland’s new Blasphemy Law , which was passed in July 2009 by a single vote , comes into operation. It reads , in a nutshell: “publishing or uttering matter that is grossly abusive or insulting in relation to matters sacred by any religion, thereby intentionally causing outrage […]

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Science Center sued for rejecting anti-evolution film

The Los Angeles Times is reporting that the California Science Center is about to be sued by the American Freedom Alliance, which is a non-political, non-partisan movement which promotes, defends and upholds Western values and ideals.  (Translation, Western Values = a Christian worldview which aligns itself to Creationism and Intelligent Design) The AFA had planned […]

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Midnight Mass Getting Earlier

Has Health and Safety finally forced churches to abandon one of its oldest and best loved traditions? Churches in the UK have always started services around 11pm so that they continue into Christmas Day to mark the arrival of Jesus into the world. However in recent years many have begun to move Midnight Mass services […]