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One of the Worst -Isms

One of my favorite Christmas movies is the original Miracle on 34th Street. Alfred, our favorite janitor/Santa Claus impersonator, while lamenting the consumeristic bent of Christmas in a department store, quips, “There’s a lot of bad -isms floatin’ around this world, but one of the worst is commercialism. 714 more words

Public Theology

F1: a money-making scheme or a 'real' sport?

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As many of you might know, I’m a huge fan of motorsport, more specifically Formula One. I’ve grown up watching Formula One with my siblings from a very young age, so I’d say I have kind of managed to understand the ins and outs of the sport. 852 more words


The Man who sold The World

I found North America for sale at a car boot sale. In a box together with some old CDs and a one armed tiny-tears doll. The old man selling it said he would chuck in a pair of cowboy boots (size seven and a half) and a moth-eaten kiss-me-quick hat, all for a fiver. 336 more words


Zest For Life

A beautiful family walk serenely towards a perfect horizon where a wonderful new day dawns. A soft disembodied voice fills the sky:

“Zest, everything you’ve ever wanted. 279 more words


The Sound of Silence: Commentary

“The Sound of Silence” can be interpreted as a bitter satire towards the materialistic tendency of the people in the modern world. People have forgotten the real meaning and value of life. 134 more words