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Colorless Green Ideas Sleep Furiously

Colorless green ideas sleep furiously,” was composed in the 1950s by Noam Chomsky, as an example of a sentence which was grammatically correct, and yet unlikely ever to have been spoken. 2,238 more words

Innate Deceiver

Food for Thought-Over My Lacanian Sink

While washing dishes,
Over my Lacanian sink,
I heard
The Big Other calling,
From across the big nothing,
Asking if I’d like to replace,
One other with Another, 13 more words

Food For Thought

Fact, Fiction, or Neither: exploring ancient and modern parables with youth

A few months ago I asked our teenagers what things they wanted to explore at youth group. One of those topics was parables. I had never really used parables before in teaching. 860 more words

Virgin Birth

Don’t let anyone tell you that modern science proves that virgin birth is impossible.  It proves the very opposite. We now know that with the right technological intervention it is possible for a woman who has never had sex to give birth. 887 more words

Bertrand Russell

Of course I'm happy - I've got hundreds of pictures to prove it

I have admired Peter Rollin’s work for some time having come across it during my time in Cairo. His critique of what passes for ‘Christianity’ and ‘Religion’ is both challenging and engaging. 70 more words

The Desired Life

Tricks of the Light Festival, Belfast: April 14-17

Tricksters are transgressive figures that tarry with the gods. They play hazardous games that shake up heaven for the sake of earth. They’re harbingers of disruption, mischievous figures who carry chaos into the heart of any system that oppresses and justifies the status quo. 247 more words

Events

#44. Food for Thought

Sometimes I just look through my iTunes library and find a title that I want, whether or not the song is well-known whatsoever. I’m sure some of you have been introduced to some… 375 more words