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Denying our Baseness

True, we must eat, we must have water. Sometimes we really need to work hard for our meals. Normally, people understand these truths. God told Adam he would have to work the ground in order for it to produce. 334 more words

From The Pastor

Media, reader’s choice and sensationalism

Let it be a news story or otherwise, writers write to put in the picture of various stories. Such stories can entertain, inform, upset or enliven the audience. 287 more words


Cognitive Reappraisal

Voluptuous nurses’ kitten heels and costumes appeal;
They echo down the halls, rebounding off the walls—
Click,                   click,                   cleavage.

The doctor’s forgotten to trim the URLs… 179 more words

The Media And The Mob

Source: Western Journalism

Those of us who admit that we were not there, and do not know what happened when Michael Brown was shot by a policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, seem to be in the minority. 282 more words

Propaganda, Fraud, And Outright Lies

Rubbish in, Garbage Out?

Extraordinary claims require extraordinary press releases?

You have probably read a headline in the past few weeks stating that NASA has verified that an infamous, seemingly reactionless propulsion drive does in fact produce force.

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Scientific Literacy

News break (and Goddess Breakfast break)...

I usually don’t read the newspaper, or watch the news, or follow any news-based websites. I get my snippets of current affairs from the news breaks on triple j on my way to and from work or in glimpses of updates if I so happen to be watching the actual TV. 532 more words


Another way of using Facebook

I have spent plenty hours in my life on Facebook, and I presume, so have you. At the same time, I am a professing Christian… 608 more words