Extremist = bad Fundamentalist = bad Moderate = good These three things are held true by most people when it comes to religion. The extremist kills, the fundamentalist hates and the moderate is nice and warm and fluffy. So, why do I want to be an extremist? Why do I want to be a fundamentalist? … Continue reading Why I want to be an extremist and a fundamentalist
It's one of those New Testament stories which many people who aren't particularly familiar with the Bible know. Acts 9 tells us how Saul of Tarsus, a Pharisee who had been zealously persecuting the Followers of The Way (soon to be called Christians), was travelling to Damascus when he was blinded by a bright … Continue reading People are people
The logic is this: God wants us all to obey him, so you can either obey him or face being killed by those who do. That isn't the God I worship. God will shower you with all types of riches and hedonistic delights in the next life if you give all of that kind of … Continue reading Their god is not my God
As I write this it's 1.40am and I can't sleep. So, as you do, I decided to do a little bit of light reading to while away the sleepless hours. In this case I read the jolly tale of bloodshed and genocide which is the book of Joshua. Well, I actually only read the first … Continue reading Late night, big picture.
First off, I have a qualifying statement. I do not live in East London. In fact, I don't live anywhere with a high Muslim population at all. I live in an overwhelmingly white area in central Scotland which does have a fair amount of eastern European immigrants (who are a normal part of the community), … Continue reading Britain Equal. Racists last.
(Please excuse some of the language used in this post. Anything offensive is a direct quote from others.) So, back to Halal meat. It turns out that, on top of Subway's recent announcement, Pizza Express put Halal meat into all of their restaurants without telling anyone!!! (Despite the fact that they actually did tell everyone!) … Continue reading No to extremism