Lenten Reflection on Gaza by Revd Munther Issac

The day before Christmas, Reverend Dr Munther Isaac, pastor of the Lutheran Christmas Church in Bethlehem, delivered his Christmas Sermon, Christ Under the Rubble. This month, he travelled to the UK to take part in the Vigil for Gaza. While there, he addressed attendees at the Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church in London with another reflection.

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How to Disagree in Discussions and Debates

Is it possible to have healthy, polite and respectful debates? Can we have productive discussions and an exchange of ideas, opinions and differing beliefs which would lead to people learning from each other? I decided to look further into this topic and see if the experts have any advice or suggestions.

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Everyone Must Do the Same Thing to Stay Safe

Post by David Bell 

A slogan seemingly developed by a febrile aardvark grazing on mushrooms keeps popping up in public health and politics as if it had meaning. Besides serving as proof that confused aardvarks can still outwit many humans, it also helps clarify whether someone talking about pandemics is profit-driven or out of their depth. There are a few variations on the wording, originally coined as:

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Open Thread – February 2024

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Documentary: The Great Taking

This documentary is produced by David Rogers Webb. It is based on his book with the same name and makes us aware of what is taking place in the privately controlled Central Banks and their preparations for the financial collapse that is to come.

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10 Questions and Answers About Gaza

This article, written by Simon Elmer, was published in the OffGuardian in early December. It is in two parts and comprises 10 questions with detailed answers.

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It Has Arrived. The New Year. 2024

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Open Thread – January 2024

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Bethlehem Nativity: Christ Under the Rubble

Last week, the city and church leaders in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, made the decision to cancel all Christmas festivities this year. This was to mourn the Palestinians killed in Gaza – over 20,000 men, women and children.

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The Birth of Our Saviour

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Digital ID Bill 2023 and the Digital ID

Considering the major impact of this bill in our lives, if it gets through, I am putting this up as a post.

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Thomas Sowell Discusses Social Justice Fallacies

Thomas Sowell is an American economist, social commentator and the author of around 40 books. He is 93 years old.

Sowell grew up in Harlem, New York. After serving in the United States Marine Corps, he went on to receive an undergraduate degree form Harvard, a master’s degree from Columbia and a doctorate from the University of Chicago. He has taught at a number of universities and is now the Senior Fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution.

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New Ways for Selling More Vaccines

Post by Richard Kelly

The Grattan (‘We change the nation – for good’) Institute, has released a shallow, disingenuous report calling for the government to spend lots of money, because vaccination rates are not high enough, according to them.

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Open Thread – December 2023

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An Attitude of Gratitude

In a few days, it will be Thanksgiving Day in the US. It is the American national holiday that is celebrated, each year, on the fourth Thursday in November. The day commemorates the original autumn harvest meal (1621) shared by the Plymouth Pilgrims with the Wampanoag Indians.

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