EACH ENTRY HAS NOW BEEN MADE INTO A LINK – JUST CLICK ON IT TO ACCESS THE ARTICLE/POST NB no links provided for some later Posts which are numbered. Instead use index to get Post number of desired topic (e.g. Exxon is no.635) and scroll to find it.     A Aarti Abortion -Papal […]

“You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its ZING, how will it be made salty? It then has no further use than to be thrown out and stomped on.” Matthew 5:13 (Scholars’ Version) Thinking aloud about religion: a personal polemic by Peter Turner We believe Jesus was a real flesh and […]

After the printing press was invented by Gutenberg in 1440, the bible was mass-produced for the first time. Typographical errors now got wider circulation than ever before, like in the so-called Wicked Bible which committed the most unfortunate typo in history: thou shalt commit adultery.   Source: Inglebart, L.E. “Press Freedoms: A descriptive calendar of […]

It’s all too easy to poke fun at an institution, especially one like the church; and it’s all too easy to lapse into sneering at the people involved. I hope I never do that. To redress the balance a bit here’s a true tale of a mishap on my recent holiday in South East Asia. […]

As a retired teacher from London, England,  I am fortunate enough to have the time and money to visit South East Asia for a couple of months every year. My wife and I rent cars or motorbikes or use public transport and visit remote mountain areas and coastal plains far from the usual tourist haunts. […]

…my stereotypes are being shattered one by one. I’m starting my annual 2 month Asian vacation in the People’s Republic of China, and enjoying every minute of it. Beijing is definitely a holiday destination I can recommend and I shall certainly be coming back again. Dangerously thick smog and a daytime temperature of -8C was […]

Summary: “In Project Violet the London police are monitoring  child abuse by  religious families. Children are being punished in extreme life-threatening ways both for bad behaviour and as scapegoats for the problems that the adults in the family have. Exorcisms are performed to rid kids of evil spirits.” Zingcreed is a Christian-atheist polemical blog and […]

Condemned to death, from the Stations of the Cross by Maximino Cerezo Barredo Concluding the Just Jesus, No God! series of Zingcreed posts.

Summary: “This Old Testament Wisdom book could lay claim to being the most atheistic book in the bible. The writer, known as the Proclaimer or Qoheleth, tells us that life is ‘all vanities’, and that the only sensible things to do are eat, drink and enjoy yourself, while you still can, as death comes to […]