An idle brain is the devil’s workshop
-H.G. Bohn, 1855
‘Ho-ho-ho’ are the three words Santa Claus employ as he laughingly greets his mother, aunt and sister at the same time. Of course, a “ho” is not a very flattering description of any female, let alone when speaking of your own family. But Christmas is such a celebration where profanity is prettily disguised and the imagination of children not so subtly captured. Continue reading
When we look back in time and investigate the origins of civilisation, religion soon becomes very central and for very good reasons. Faith is a central constituant in any social group and the amount of values and beliefs that religion provides for was and still is is the building brick of the nation states modern society has grown into.
Waking up to conspiracy is partly consistant of shedding belief and replacing it with knowledge that better fits what we really observe about the society we live in. Continue reading
And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness
– Genesis 1:26 (KJV)
One of the most powerful stories from the Bible is surely the creation myth that explains how God created the world and all the creatures within. It is clear humans have a distinct place in this creation and that the origin there is Adam. There is a long-standing debate since Roman times of whether there was other men living outside of Eden at the time but it logically follows there must have been more men than God’s chosen couple for the biblical text to be coherent Continue reading