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Culture, Society and Religion Part Two

“A religion is a system of symbols which acts to establish powerful, pervasive, and long-lasting moods in men by formulating conceptions of a general order of existence and clothing those conceptions with such an aura of factuality that the moods and motivations seem uniquely realistic.”

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Social Theory

Inequality: How To Think Like A Christian

I heard on the radio the other week, a discussion about the ‘flat lining’ of wages, the growing insecurity of work life and the rising inequality in society. 785 more words

Lying is immoral

Complete optimism is naivity and every fraudster requires that his victims be optimistic. In my country today, there is religious ecstacy and people are so optimisic that they deny the existence of many problems. 106 more words


What Does It Take To Be A Parish Priest Today?

In retirement I have been thinking about what it takes to be a parish priest. Over the years my picture has changed. As a young person, there were a number of clergy who were helpful to me, and it was the 60s and 70s where the human potential movement was big. 689 more words

Interview - Richard Wade (Part 2)

Hello, friends. I just got back from March for our Lives Milwaukee. What a brilliant display of courage and character here in my home state and around the world today! 2,254 more words

Food Preferences As Symbolic of Psychological Divisions: A Christian Take

There was a by-election for the federal seat of Batman last weekend. During the campaign, commentators mentioned the difference between the north of the electorate, which is more traditional Labor territory, and the south of the electorate, which is becoming more ‘green’. 722 more words

The Pantheist Apocalypse

Last night I had a religious moment. Mother Nature appeared in my dream and I had disturbing visions of the Pantheist Apocalypse, also called the “Great Rebirth”. 115 more words