Further to my article about what folly really is, here’s a fascinating article about the important difference between scepticism and doubt.
Sometimes I find myself reading about how Christians have a hard time in Britain or elsewhere, or about how militant Islam is not always kind to other faiths.
Here’s some interesting balance to the arguments. A recent study shows that it’s not easy being religious in the UK – that the UK is not top of the list of those countries who allow freedom of religion.
Saw Olly Hicks in the paper today. He met Prince Harry on completion of a kayaking expedition from Holland to the UK in memory of an escape from the Nazi’s 41 years ago. Olly was the only British member to complete the journey….
A discussion about why human beings do things they know will not work – folly – looking at the Eurozone Greece crisis. BBC article.
“OF COURSE they say nice things these days,” says a Lebanese woman, a sophisticated Sunni Muslim in her 50s, gliding between English, French and Arabic. “They know who they’re talking to.”
My thoughts and prayers are with those who have been affected by the recent riots in the UK.
Here’s a couple of interesting videos as an alternative to those of the events themselves.
Hackney woman slams rioters.
24th April 2010 Nick Clegg, leader of the Liberal Democrats, predicts further riots if the Conservatives get in to power.