Why won’t god heal amputees?
This is an interesting question that it is easy to dismiss. Along with 9 other often overlooked questions regarding faith, a blog asking this question made ‘most interesting blog’ on Myspace today, attracting over 30,000 views.
Sometimes I will attempt to challenge your perception of things. Sometimes I will ask you to forget about your morals and deeply ingrained opinions and to look at something objectively. And sometimes I will be linking to media that some people may find outlandish.
In preparation for this, here are two introductory snippets from someone who I consider to be fairly stimulating. Whilst I don’t agree with what he says in all of his videos, and whilst the way he voices his opinions can be a little questionable, he’s someone that I will be linking to on here in my quest to get you to think.
You would think that loitering around my computer until gone twelve night after night would be a good indicator that work is getting done. The fact that I’ve acheived little of any real consequence over the past week, therefore, is somewhat alarming. I am a prolific procrastinator, you see. Whatever I plan, something more pressing […]
We alter of choice of language to infer our opinions and perceptions. Sometimes this is subtle and effective, such as in politics and the opinionated media: freedom fighters and martyrs are terrorists, deeply religious non-christians are fanatics, legislation is bureaucracy. Sometimes this is a little less subtle; for example, my former Business Studies would set […]
‘Treat others as you would like to be treated’ – a classic rule that was told to a class of 28 starry-eyed innocents 4 years ago in one of my year’s initial RE lessons. It’s tacky, it’s cheesy, but it’s also a tactful way of saying ‘stop being so conceited you egotistical little fuck’. But […]
Have you ever noticed that when you’re tired, you’re often also unhappy? Or that when you’re unhappy you just want to sleep? I wake up at 7.30 every weekday morning. I can’t get around that – it is the absolute latest that I can get up and only be very slightly late to school. I […]