Archbishop Jonathan Blake

The Most Reverend Jonathan Blake, Presiding Archbishop of the Open Episcopal Church B.A. (Hons), Dip. Pastoral Studies. Bishop's Haven, 105 Danson Crescent Welling DA16 2AS U.K. Mobile: 07767 687711 www.bishopjonathanblake.com bishopjonathanblake@ntlworld.com www.openepiscopalchurch.org www.twitter.com/bishopjonathan The Church is a member of The International Council of Community churches and the World Council of Churches. Married and a proud Dad.

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Gassed in Tehran, seized in Kabul, helped Mother Teresa, almost murdered, raised £300,000, ordained 1981, street sleeper, pilgrim to Auschwitz, Kenya + Pakistan 4 peace, began 1st inter-faith NHS chapel, wrote text on Parliament, arrested, relinquished his 12 year Anglican post 2 be independent, baptised 1000's in homes, on Mt Snowdon + in circus ring, did wedding underwater, wrote ‘For God’s Sake Don’t Go To Church’, nailed 95 Theses to Canterbury cathedral, arrested, co-founded the Society for Independent Ministry, was consecrated a bishop, co-founded the Open Episcopal Church, did 1st gay wedding on prime time TV, sued Associated Newspapers 4 defamation, co-consecrated 1st women bishops 4 England. Wales + Scotland, accommodated the homeless, took Mass 2 sex workers + posted it, elected Archbishop, arrested 4 taking kids on roof, not charged, founded ‘When No One’s Watching', became an ICV, did Jade Goody's wedding , invited 2 Downing St, wrote 'That Old Devil Called God Again', arrested 4 times campaigning against child abuse, had harassment conviction quashed on appeal, appealing a conviction for breaches of restraining order 2 stop a paedophile

Friday, January 31, 2014

KNOX DRUGS ON THE HEAD

This situation is a stark warning to every young person that choosing to take any substance that obliterates or erodes your memory of events renders you highly vulnerable, even to 28 years in prison, for something you might or might not have done - trouble is - you can't quite remember......

SEXPLOITATION

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/crime/article3991706.ece

FLOODED UK CITIZENS

Flooded UK citizens with the Red Cross, the Fire Service, the Army, the Government, insurance companies and all other facilities besides, spare a thought for the desperate plight of the tens of thousands of poor people devastated by floods who have none of these aids.

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MOVE OVER SHARM EL SHEIKH - HOLIDAY INSTEAD IN GARBAGE CITY...

Wake up rich world. Stop tanning yourselves at Sharm el Sheikh and holiday in 'Garbage city' instead - a cause of all the unrest......

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A REASON FOR THE WORLD'S WARS

Rich world wake up!

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SHAMEFUL EDUCATION FOR RICH BEXLEY'S CHILDREN

BUSINESS ACADEMY BEXLEY   34%

ERITH SCHOOL    43%

TRINITY CHURCH OF ENGLAND  54%

CLEEVE PARK   50%

WELLING    51%

CHILD ABUSE

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A REASON BEHIND AL-QAEDA

A reason behind Al-Qaeda

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WILL WE INVADE TURKEY NOW?

So is news that jihadist camps have been found in Turkey, the precursor to it being argued that we need to bomb and invade Southern Turkey now?

Please can we learn that chasing Al Qaeda with armaments is a fool's game that squanders our young and betrays our civilisation. 

We must roll out a wholly new, humanitarian and development based foreign policy.

BE TERRIFIED ABOUT SELLAFIELD

Get terrified whenever Government says about Sellafield that “There is no risk to the general public or workforce.”

SO CALLED 'HONOUR' CRIMES

Honour crimes, FGM and circumcision are all allowed to fall beneath the radar because of misguided 'politically correct' policies that are terrified of stepping on multi-racial toes.

You can't just blame the police.

Such duplicity begins from the very top.

TURNING A BLIND EYE TO THE ABUSE OF BOYS

The moment you concede that mutilating a child is sanctionable, because of cultural or religious reasons,  you open a door that leads logically,at its most extreme end, to child sacrifice.

Unless there is a united campaign protecting the physical integrity of a child from the cutting frenzy of opinionated adults then we collude with the abuse of some for the sake of others.

This is intolerable in a modern society that purports to follow safeguarding procedures.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

LEARN TO LOVE YOURSELF THAT YOU CAN LOVE OTHERS

We are frantic, looking for someone to say we are OK, to appreciate us, say they like us, approve of us, make us feel special, choose us, set us apart.

We see forlorn faces desperate for love.

We watch crazy choices being made where people tolerate abusive situations just in hope of a shred of belonging.

It is a dead end. A road to no where. A recipe for misery and insecurity.

Stop now please.

Say to yourself. I am OK. I appreciate myself. I like myself and approve of myself. I am special. I choose myself. I set myself apart. I love myself. I belong to myself.

This is the beginning of a new life.

This is the holy grail of discovering your own identity. This is the only real moment you can honestly enter into relationship with others.

For from this personal strength and affirmation, from this inner confidence and self resourcing, you can for the first time make yourself available to others as you choose and allow others to draw close to you.

It's not because you need them, or are looking to gain from them or feed from them or steal their love, but because you are a complete person able to safely engage with others and bless them and be blessed by them.

STOP PROGRAMMING KIDS

Exam boards and schools should stop setting out to programme children as though they were machines.

Give me a happy contented fulfilled all rounded child any day rather than a pursued pressurised one, bearing a bag full of high grades.

A family should choose when it goes on holiday, not the state, not an exam board and not a school.

Bexley is so concerned to educate its children, it offers them schools as low as 37% GCSE grades. 

Living in Lanzarote all year would probably do the child more good than that!

THE TIMES - AGAINST FGM BUT FAILS TO MENTION CIRCUMCISION

This brilliant article is immediately undermined by its failure to include male circumcision as equally heinous.

Both acts are a 'dismal relic of barbarism'.

The Times must campaign for the end to the physical violation of both boys and girls, if its arguments are to be consistent and effective.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/leaders/article3990950.ece

FARCICAL JUSTICE RE KNOX

Farcical plot lines in this very Italian soap opera.

THE GREATEST 'JOINT' ON OFFER

When will 'depressed' people learn that the greatest 'joint' on offer is the exhilaration of cherishing their children. 

I have worked in mental institutions and I have supported the severely depressed. My comment is not directed at those clinically identified to be at risk, hence in part the use of inverted commas. It is to those who coin a 'depressed' diagnosis all too easily and who jump to swallow, almost as a trophy, as many anti-depressants as the doc will provide or resort to drugs or alcohol instead of facing as adults the reality of life. The article states Gemma's  recent dependency was triggered by the loss of a boyfriend. Children are eternal jewels. Boy/girl friends come and go.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article3990528.ece

SELFISH PARENTS SMOKING IN CHILD CARRYING CARS

We need to rescue children from thoughtless parents who endanger their children's health by selfishly inflicting their smoke on them, in a confined space from which the children cannot escape.

It amounts to a form of torture. It often induces in them feelings of nausea, stinging eyes, irritated nasal passages and headaches.

It makes their clothes stink. 

The chilling part is that I have taken funerals for adult children that have died of cancer who have predeceased their chain smoking parents. 

NOT AS LUCKY AS YOU SCARLETT JOHANNSON

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A TSUNAMI OF BLOOD

Turkey sends tanks into Syria.

A tsunami of blood as men play their vile war games.

A 'NEW' MODERN ETHIC

‘What are you going to do for a living? You’ve got to get a job, you’ve got to get back out into the world. You can’t be on disability benefit and stay at home for ever. You’ve got to pull yourself together.”

Ketie Piper's mother's wise words to her daughter after the acid attack.

Please - let this be the 'new' modern ethic.

STOP COMMODIFYING KIDS

Families, children and holidays come first.

School a definite second. 

We need to stop the current trend of commodifying children.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

ISLANDS OF PEACE

We are alone, identified by skin, islands moving in the sea of humanity.

 In a world of turbulence, the possibility of creating our own paradisaical isle, to which others can visit and find hearts welcomed and spirits inspired.

Then the chance to bring that heaven to others through thoughtful engagement and compassionate service.

JEWISH RACISM AND PREJUDICE

 A vivid personal example of the ugly and intractable side of religious prejudice and racism, in this case Jewish, that lurks behind and prevents every attempt to create peace and pursue just relations in the middle east.

STANDARDS OF DETENTION AT THE BEXLEYHEATH CUSTODY SUITE

ICV's discover regularly during our spot check visits that detainees have not been given food, or at times even drink. At times a detainee may not have drunk or eaten for the 24 hours of their detention.

At times they are cold without a blanket.

Their lights have not been dimmed to allow them to sleep overnight.

They are rarely given access to a wash basin and almost never a shower.

They may have been in 24 hours but not given access to the exercise yard or reading material.

They are often confused as to what is happening to them.

Juveniles receive largely the same treatment as adults, despite PACE directing special measures.

Detainees on regular medication are often denied access to their regular prescriptions.

Detainees with mental health or emotional issues are often left anxious and vulnerable in their cells.

Warnings are often given that requesting a solicitor may mean a delay in processing the detainee that acts as a deterrent to them asking to see one.

A leaflet about rights and entitlements, though given, is often left by the detainee at the front desk because of their stress at what is happening to them and the police do not ensure they take it into their cells with them.

Detainees are at times restrained even strip searched by force without any attempt to seek their compliance first.

Detainees are routinely handcuffed irrespective of the charge.

Custody staff say that they are too busy to be able to provide all the entitlements. However I have witnessed on a number of occasions custody staff playing games on their smart phones rather than ensuring the well being of detainees.

These are unacceptable standards for our custody suites in 2014.

POLICE MISLEAD ABOUT ELEVEN YEAR OLD'S DETENTION

The police claim that the eleven year old was 'in detention rooms specially designated for young people or vulnerable adults.' This is wholly misleading. When the police were asked at the ICV's meeting on Monday evening about whether the cell ,the eleven year old was kept in, was in anyway different to an adult cell, they agreed it wasn't..Treat an eleven year old in this manner and you will create a career criminal hostile to authority as well as being complicit in the abuse of a child.

The PACE rules, governing the treatment of juveniles in detention, were contravened as they regularly are in Bexleyheath custody.

At the same meeting, concern was expressed at how a juvenile had not been provided food.


The lack of provision of basic entitlements to detainees is an ongoing problem in Bexleyheath and despite years of pressure by the ICV panel upon the police to improve, there are still glaring omissions.

http://www.bexleytimes.co.uk/news/bishop_criticises_inhumane_treatment_of_11_year_old_boy_at_bexleyheath_police_station_1_3256801

TOMORROW WE WILL BECOME AS GODS

 We are entering vital new territory.

 In time we will be able to grow and design human life. 

We will prevent the ageing process and control the boundaries of death.

 We will have to pass laws requiring people to voluntarily end their lives and be able to create an app by which each person's composite of knowledge and personality are stored for eternity and made available to offer continuing comment and advice. 

We are bursting into territory that religion had preserved for 'God', to demonstrate the paucity of our religious concepts.

 In tomorrows world we will be required to finally come of age and accept the mantle of divine responsibility and administer the 'sacred' realm of life and death. 

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/science/article3989509.ece

NOT ANOTHER RIVER TRAGEDY IN YORK

Please, not another river tragedy in York. The local authorities must act to prevent these entirely avoidable young deaths.

FOR GOD'S SAKE DON'T GO TO CHURCH

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Gods-Sake-Dont-Go-Church-ebook/dp/B00HF8EE84/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1391005020&sr=8-1&keywords=for+gods+sake+dont+go+to+church

MAKENZIE WETHINGTON - AN INEXPLICABLE BIRTHDAY GIFT.

A solo first jump at 16? Inexplicable!

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/americas/article3989091.ece

HOW CAN WE BE SO INHUMAN

 How can we be so inhuman? Hundreds? Do we realise the suffering of the Syrian refugees?

When will we turn away from war and violence?

Deeply disturbing image:

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OUR GLORIOUS LEGACY?

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/asia/afghanistan/article3988788.ece

A ZERO TOLERANCE OF VIOLENCE

 TV story lines showing relationship violence have the effect of sanctioning it as an available option to impressionable viewers. 

Violence is also role modelled by the police in their quick and often unnecessary use of restraint techniques, including their automatic handcuffing on arrest.

 Add to this our involvement in conflicts around the globe and images of violence are all too readily available. 

We need to move towards a zero tolerance of violence.

THE UGLINESS OF COSMETIC PLASTIC SURGERY

 Give me wrinkles, facial features, extremes of form and unusual contours, give me please only what is real, not the plastic, artificial, manufactured boredom of bland perfection, that is nothing of the sort.

 Beauty is found through intimate engagement with what is real. Disturbance, insanity and ugliness alone are on offer in the trickery of cosmetic plastic surgeons.

POLICE TRY TO SILENCE CONCERN AT THEIR TREATMENT OF 11 YEAR OLDS

The Police raise complaint against my whistle blowing of their treatment of eleven year olds in custody against the PACE regulations.

Is this transparent policing?

Does this imbue confidence among the public about what is happening in custody?

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

YOU DON'T NEED PERMISSION

Remember - you don't need permission to be, to exist, to earn your right to have a place on earth.

You are a beloved child of the universe.

You don't have to find authority to act, to contribute, to collect the soil of the earth and begin to shape destiny.

This is your birthright.

This is the invitation already given at your first breath.

 The universe is watching you.

 Today, tomorrow, this moment, the next, reach out and help change life for the better, bring your unique touch to help and to heal and thank you.

 Thank you for you. xx

AMERICAN LED TV AND OUR SEX AND RELATIONSHIP OBSESSED YOUTH CULTURE

Our modern relationship pushing culture fuelled by American TV with its constant boy/girl friend themes is a crisis for our young.

 Youngsters begin romance chatter at ever earlier ages and yet are so ill equipped to deal with the immense emotional energies involved.

Much better if we could re-awaken the more traditional approach of exhausting the young with constant physical as well as mental challenges, leaving them little time for 'dating' and the dangers of our sex obsessed music and media culture.

AAAH! NO CROISSANT IN BED THEN FOR A WHILE FOR HOLLANDE

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/europe/article3988260.ece

FARAGE OUSTS BARMY OPINIONS...

 Farage, stockbroker's son :-  anti Europe, pro banker bonuses and the owning of hand guns - that's three barmy opinions - so he's out.....

UKRAINE AND YANUKOVYCH

 I am sure the UK is working out how to assist in this delicate situation. 

Even now the offer of special visas are being prepared so that Yanukovych and his oligarch associates can bring their wealth to the UK and buy a few football clubs and offer political donations and be feted in high places.

LET THE ROYALS BE SELF FUNDED

The Queen is a remarkable person, yet so much privilege and hobnobbing is concealed behind the monarchy.

Let all the royals, except the monarch,  be self funding, their and other landed estates profitable in their own right or relinquished, sold and used for public benefit, except Buckingham Palace, while ever it brings the nation benefit.

A HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL?

 We can build edifices of stone to lament the past but are unable to recognise our complicity with the holocausts of our day. 

During the war we chose not to bomb the railway lines leading to the death camps. 

Today we choose to allow the waves to consume refugees off Lampedusa, chemicals to consume Syria's children, land mines and cluster bombs to main the poor and Palestinian school children to be scorched by incoming missiles.

 Will we be erecting edifices for them in the future or should we search our consciences in the present and set about building a different world together?

POPE'S BLOOD STOLEN

The making of saints and relics is the business of mighty men invading even heaven and death with their megalomaniacal  belief that they can control all things, while police officers, hounds and the faithful twitch in conformity.

Anyway as 'God' employs 'Satan', the 'Satanists' were probably on a job to try and rid the church of its corruption.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/europe/article3987697.ece

Monday, January 27, 2014

THE GIFT OF A SMILE

When you wake unto the new day, resolve to give a gift to someone unexpectedly; a free, unpurchased gift - a simple, yet profound expression of love... a bridge from your mysterious world to theirs, with no strings attached, no expectations or vested interests - the pure gift of a smile.

 Let it hang momentarily between you.

Pause perhaps to receive back the first flicker of awakened light and then move on to bless another likewise and spread sun beams where you tread......

THE HIJAB, MIPSTERZ AND THE NAKED RAMBLER

Interesting perhaps to profile this matter with the Naked Rambler. 

Developed complex society is on close inspection such a mess of tangled inconsistencies and hypocrisies.

 We were born naked. 

The hijab is meant to preserve modesty and protect a person from sexual advances. 

However, what is  clear from anyone who has visited a naturist beach or watched the naked rambler, is that nudity removes sexual attraction.

 It is the act of covering and concealing that ignites interest and triggers fantasies. 

The hijab increases sexual desire and making it a fashion icon with attitude only intensifies this process. 

Our obsession with clothes represents our desire to gain control over others, commercially, culturally, politically or sexually. 

The Naked Rambler challenges and mocks all these power games and so we have only one response - we imprison him.

OUR SUSCEPTIBILITY TO BEING PROGRAMMED TO COMMIT INHUMAN ACTS

Kim Jong Un's devastating actions reveal how easily human beings are controlled and deceived. 

While we may not be implicated in the same barbaric acts today, though many were during the World Wars, each one of us is manipulated continually by others, often to our or other people's detriment. 

The challenge of North Korea's dystopian regime is to shake the complacency of the developed world and to make us urgently examine our human susceptibility to being programmed, even to commit acts of the greatest inhumanity.

Sunday, January 26, 2014

WILL YOU LIVE WELL

A new week beckons.

 On waking, look at your hands.

What good will they do today?

Hold your heart.

Who will you love today?

Touch your lips.

Will your words be wise and kind today?

Look to the sky.

Will you be grateful to be alive and will you live well this unique day given as a gift to you?

THE NEED FOR SEXUAL INFORMATION

This country remains unfortunately repressed and inconsistent abut sexual matters.

Children should be provided with sexual information routinely and naturally throughout their education, from primary school onwards. 

Respect between the genders, the significance of sexual activity emotionally, psychologically and physically and the dangers of false and deviant presentations of sexuality all need to be addressed in an age appropriate manner.

The lack of public accountability in Academy schools is a growing scandal.

THE POOR CAN GO TO HELL BUT WELCOME MR/MS MONEY BAGS

The country that has everything wants more.

 Poor migrants, refugees from Syria, asylum seekers, the trafficked and the boat people can all go to hell, but please Mr and Ms Money Bags, the door is open wide.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/money/investment/article3986830.ece

GP'S MUST CAMPAIGN AGAINST FGM AND CIRCUMCISION

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/crime/article3985708.ece

Saturday, January 25, 2014

THE RICH SUPPORTING THE RICH

Not interested in regalia, gold, silver, church ware at all, and no 'holier than thou' attitude. We are all sinners, myself well included. Can't stomach though the cant of rich people supporting rich people and ignoring their misdemeanors while grinding poorer sinners under their feet.

IS THIS NOT CHILD ABUSE CAITLIN MORAN

 So it's not child abuse to reveal the intimacies of your 9 year old daughter Caitlin?

 No, of course not. You are getting richer and more powerful by the article. 

Remember though please, from your background,  the drugged, fostered and imprisoned 11 year old in Bexleyheath police station this week, not in Paris certainly, but desperately in need of an article.

HIP CURVES AND BRIMMING BREASTS

The tabloid Daily Telegraph had its page 3 photo of Nigella on its leader page today, all hip curves and brimming breasts.

RIDDING THE HOME OF KIDS

In pursuit of selfishness, society finds the messy impact of kids expendable...

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/families/article3982855.ece

Cherishing children is our last chance to preserve what is pure and good.

COCAINE CHARGES FOR BENEFITS STREET

Six people charged for cocaine offences on Benefits Street but Nigella walks away untouched.......biased justice is no justice.

RIVERS OF BLOOD

 Rivers of blood collide together  in the UN sponsored Syrian peace talks and drown the participants in the suffering.

BEWARE THE ALPHA CURSE

In Churches around the country advertising hoardings are appearing alluring people to attend the brainwashing market based recruitment drive named the 'Alpha Course'.

Avoid it at all costs. You endanger your life, your marriage, your family and your future by exposing yourselves to a life limiting, blinkered and prejudiced message that promises the world but delivers delusion and dust.

CONTAMINATING THE MESSAGE OF JESUS

The heart of Jesus sought to welcome people.

We have contaminated this message, offering welcome and hospitality to believers and negatively naming others as 'non believers'.

We have turned the message of inclusive love, into a message of delineation, identity, inclusion and rejection.

MODERN STATE SANCTIONED CHILD ABUSE

Safeguarding  officers, policies, practices, police checks, child protection units are everywhere.

However, in Bexleyheath Police Station on Thursday, behind the iron door of a bolted cell, in a small cold room, with no window was the small slight figure of an eleven year old boy.

'He's been picked up this morning and brought in with his brother for alleged theft.' I was told, 'He's ADHD. He's on medication for it. So is his brother. We've put them in different cells.'

When I entered the cell of the eleven year old, he looked pitiful and forlorn.

'Are you frightened?' I asked.

'I'm OK', he said, although his eyes and expression told a different story.

'I've been in a cell before,' he continued, 'you get used to it'.

'Do your Mum or Dad know your here?  I asked.

'I'm fostered.' he said.

Young people should not be placed in locked cells according to PACE. The police claim publicly that they are not. I find repeatedly that they are.

'It's budget cuts,' the police say, 'lack of staff and resources. We haven't any choice.'

So there you have it.

A diminutive eleven year old, diagnosed and drugged by society, taken from his family, in the care of the local authority,  farmed out to strangers, banged up in a cold police cell.

A clear example of child abuse. And no one is doing anything about it. Not a safeguarding officer in sight.

OUTRAGING PUBLIC DECENCY

Instead of the state persecuting Stephen Gough for his natural and harmless nudity, perhaps it should be attending to the fashion industry and the deliberate designing of clothes to draw attention to the sexual areas, to make a sexual statement and to provoke a sexual response. Even contaminating children's clothes in the same manner.

Perhaps the state should be concerned when a child passes a newspaper stand or opens the Sun or eats fish and chips on page 3 and is presented with commercially driven and sanctioned nudity.

Stephen Gough's nudity is stripped of such sexuality. It is innocent and poses deep and disturbing questions about the ignorance and hypocrisy of our prejudices that we visit randomly on others to their detriment.


THE NAKED RAMBLER

It is an outrage that the state should continue to abuse, harass and imprison Stephen Gough, the naked rambler. 

It is a disgrace that the state should deprive his children of their father and even deprive them of their visiting rights to him in prison.

 It is an indictment of our so called 'free and tolerant' society of which we should all be ashamed.

 Allow the man to present himself in society in the skin with which he was born. 

Adults and children alike see naked dogs, sheep, cows and horses, they see the genitalia of animals and pets, they can see a horse with a very large and long erect penis and see horses and other animals mating, but the state finds that a man walking naked and doing nothing sexually explicit, outrages public decency and so hounds him, incarcerates him and stretches the law to justify its inhuman treatment of him.

In God's name and humanity's name - leave the man alone.

Friday, January 24, 2014

THE EVER MORE LUDICROUS FARAGE

...suggesting handguns should be legal.....http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/politics/article3985635.ece

THE PROBLEM WITH CHURCHES

The problem with churches is that they fragment God's world. Instead of uniting the whole human family, they fracture it into cliques and sub groups, all vying for power and recognition, all wanting status and buildings, all claiming to know God's will and way, all arguing that their approach is right and their beliefs correct.

Oh please, can't we just be one human family?

A CHOICE TO EXPLOIT OR RESPECT

There is always a first. However, the first has the choice  - to build a fortress to guard their spoils or to share them, to send out plundering parties to denude the resources of other nations or to work co-cooperatively ensuring that development is equitably experienced and knowledge/experience shared. It is the choice between exploitation and respectful living.

MORE CONVICTIONS NEEDED FOR CIRCUMCISION TOO

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/law/article3983206.ece

MIKE HANCOCK

Are the Home Office, concerned about sham marriages, going to investigate Mike Hancock?

SHAM MARRIAGES

If you allow such extremes of wealth and poverty to develop, it is unsurprising that every method possible will be used by the poor to gain access to the advantages of the rich. 

RAPE BY VILLAGE ELDERS

The rich world is horrified at the rape by Indian village elders while it tucks into its caviar dinners and refuses to share its plundered bounty.

Including rich world Indians, exploring space and enjoying bilionaire lifestyles, playing macho power seeking games, while so many have no proper access to food, sanitation, clean water, education and healthcare, who are trapped in a time warp, living primitive lives and following primitive practices. 

This is the idiocy that should preoccupy our thoughts.

WE LOCK UP 11 YEAR OLDS DO WE

I opened the cell door yesterday at the local police station to find an eleven year old boy inside......

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

WOULD WE WANT GOD TO READ THE BIBLE?

Perhaps the advice issued by the Church of England regarding Social Media,  should have been heeded by the writers of the Bible, especially the question...'Would I want God to read this?'......

GIVE ME A REAL BREAST

Give me reality every day rather than airbrushed pretence, the profound pleasure of caressing a real breast rather than an implant, the arousing scent of human sweat rather than the latest celebrity perfume, and all the imperfections of two intimate lovers, rather than the manikins of fashion mags. 

MILLIONAIRES CONTEMPLATE WATER CANONS

Cameron and Osborne will be considering urgently the police request to be able to use water canons,  from their millionaire perspectives.

ANTON CASEY STRIPS US ALL OF OUR DIGNITY

Apologies like this count for nothing, except giving further proof of the self interested nature of the issuer.

He has revealed his true thoughts on Facebook, a further indictment of banker Porsche driven culture that jests as it sets out to strip us all of our dignity.

UKRAINE PASSES A LAW AND MURDERS

Ukraine 'passes a law' restricting non violent protest and then murders the protesters.....


TWITTER'S AND OUR RACISM

Money, power and influence are not interested in moral issues.

This illustrates the fact amply. Unfortunately facilties like Twitter  reveal the ugly truth that many people are disinterested in moral issues also and take every chance to vent their poison anonymously.

Our species is capable of great good but it harbours too the potential for gross wrong. 

We should act swiftly to remove the anonymity of people's posts and thus ensure they remain accountable for what they write.

THE TRAGEDY OF SPARGO-MABBS

We are told that the parents are 'committed Christians', that the father is a reader at a church, known for its evangelical message and that the pupil that has tragically died attended a Church of England school.

I wonder how many times the parents, the preachers, the church and the Church of England school tackled the subject of drugs with Daniel.

It is too often the case that religion, with its head in the clouds, and its mission to divert its followers away from everyday life, becomes a deadly distraction that prevents a person from being able to handle the very real threats and opportunities that present themselves daily.

My deepest sympathy for the grieving family.

RENNARD AND THE TALE OF THE SLIPPERY FISH

A vivid reminder that the men, who in the main create our laws and occupy the corridors of power, ensure that it is as hard to catch a slippery tongue, hand and pelvis as it is a slippery fish. 

GOUGH - THE NAKED RAMBLER

Gough represents the battle ground between innocent natural unpretentious freedom and the ugly conceited intrusive power of the state machine. 

 I am afraid that while I believe in 'common decency' there is nothing decent about society imprisoning a man for over 6 years, whose only act is to present himself in the skin in which he was born.

See the trickery employed by the state. A man walking naked, as he was born, is whisked away and consumed into prolonged incarceration because he won't do as teacher says.

Such abuse makes a mockery of the courts and their so called justice. 

There is so much less offence in a naked human being than in the garments of vanity that adorn the wealthy as they sweep past the street sleepers and poor of our world. 

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

BEXLEY'S ABUSE OF CHILDREN

TO BEXLEY ADMISSIONS

I understand from the material to which you have referred that unless I provide you information about my son's schooling,  you can proceed down a paper trail of warnings, orders and even prosecution should you wish to waste Bexley's time and money instead of building enough grammar school places to accommodate grade A pupils and money to improve the cattle market alternatives on offer.

My son got 0.4% under the randomly set pass threshold and though a grade A student, instead of being offered a school gaining 100% GSCE grades, you offered him one gaining 37% instead.

My responsibility is, I understand, to inform you that my son attends school. I think it is apparent that our outrage at Bexley's abuse of my son would indicate that we take education seriously and in not wanting him to be further abused at Welling school would have made alternative provision within the law, which we have done.

I will be willing to meet your representatives at Magistrates Court in due course should you so wish, but it would be rather a waste of everyone's time, as when the court discovers my son attends school, I believe no offence will have been committed, unless you can advise me otherwise. It would on the other hand provide me with the opportunity to speak against Bexley's child abuse and advertise how its educational system is failing so many Bexley children.

I hope your department understands that some parents won't take quietly the distress your policy causes their children and I hope further that serious consideration is being given to local educational reform.

THE POLICE WANT TO CENSOR MY BLOG

To the Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime.

I am worried that the the work of the ICV's is being politicised by the police.

The fact is that every ICV has their own personal opinions.

One of our ICV's has a son in the police force. One would assume this makes him biased towards the police. However, the police are not raising this as a concern.

I think the police are trying to exert a form of hidden censorship over the views and comments of the public. I blog and comment regularly as a public figure and my style is robust and hard hitting, covering a wide array of subjects. The requirement the police are raising, is that I need to curb my comments when dealing with police matters to ensure I don't appear biased or inclined against them. However, if they have acted inappropriately it is necessary to speak critically and to be being asked not to, appears concerning.

You stated that my work as an ICV has been appreciated, has brought about positive changes, has offered a new perspective and that looking at the record of my work, no bias is detected.

If my contribution as an ICV has been productive and there is no formal complaint about my work and no evidence to support a complaint, then I do not believe the managers or the police have an area of legitimate issue to act upon to dismiss me for expressing criticisms of the police.

I think it would be inappropriate for me to begin editing a site that has been in existence pre-dating my ICV appointment, www.whennooneswatching.org and inappropriate for me to edit a blog that carries my genuine reflections on past and current events. 

We live in a free society, where the one legitimate means of protest is the power of free speech which underpins democracy and ensures public accountability.

It would not be proper for me to submit to an attempt to stifle that liberty, particularly when coming from the very organisation, whose treatment of detainees, I have a public role in monitoring.

Removing me, because of such a pressure, is tantamount to demonstrating that the ICV system is a facility to appease the public, yet influenced and contained by the police.

I am sorry about this, but having agreed to compromise on the first site, it was clear, with your email, that more was at stake and I had to reflect further. I will await my fate.

Thank you again for your patience and consideration the other day. Having interacted with many 'officials' in may time, I thought your manner and handling of a sensitive issue was exemplary.

CORRIE'S 'SUICIDE'

We do not choose to suffer debilitating illness.

When it strikes us, we must be allowed to choose where, when and how we wish to die.


The necessary drugs must be available to purchase and any family or friends present must not 

be liable to prosecution.

BENEFITS STREET

The Royal family, many of the House of Lords and most of the children of the wealthy also live on benefits; they are just sourced differently. 

The capacity of the wealthy to do very little, particularly those who have inherited their wealth, exceeds the occupants of Benefits Street.

YOU CAN'T TRUST THE NHS OR ANY INSTITUTION...

Time to realise that every institution is out for itself, to cover its back, to conceal malpractice and to further its interests at everyone's cost, except itself - even the NHS, the church, the police, the judiciary, investigative journalists, government, watchdogs and ombudspeople etc.

Once we grasp this, we will explore less toxic methods of arranging society.

SWEEP THE ELYSEE CLEAN

Sweep the Elysee clean of these troublesome women. I want sex and croissants wherever and whenever, with no strings attached.... So it seems Hollande is musing....

CHINA - THE LOOMING TERROR

As the wealthy nations scramble over themselves to befriend China, with its burgeoning economic potential, the world needs to heed the looming terror of power and wealth mixed with unaccountable state governance.

Monday, January 20, 2014

LOOKING FOR GOD?

Don't look for God in a church.....nor in the Bible......nor in the Mass......nor in prayer.......nor in doctrines......

.look for God in the eyes of a child, in the cherishing of two spouses, in the compassion of a nurse, in the brave service of an aid worker, in the rising sun of a new day, in the opportunity to do good, in the invitation to love....

RUNAWAY'S ROMANCE

Makes a welcome change to hear about peer group romance at schools more often in the news for the sexual abuse of their pupils by the staff.

The parents chose to hole the young lovers up in a boarding school.

The school is an elitist establishment, many of which have abused their pupils. 

Three cheers for the kid's imagination and resolve. A good preparation for life where they will encounter many who seek to snuff out dreams and imprison free spirits.

THE UK POLICE

Millions of pounds stashed and more hidden, regular briefings at the Masons, dishonesty and corruption rife, lies and subterfuge against public figures - a brief introduction to the UK police....

SEXIST FARAGE

Farage supports pure ancient sexism at work.

Who would vote for this? 

Farage supports men who have sex and then expect women to take all the consequences. 

Instead vote for the politicians who understand that two people are involved in bringing a child into the world, and two people are responsible for their care.

His comments unfortunately identify the woman as the one needing to take the career jeopardising break. 

That is the issue at play.

In a liberated enlightened work force and society men and women would share the child caring 'break' and both careers would be affected, thus negating Farage's gender distinction.

EUTHANASIA

Society must permit people to make the best personal arrangements for their death, so they can die with dignity.

It is unacceptable that journeys have to be taken to Dignitas and that accompanying family members face the threat of prosecution. 

A person should be able to choose to die in their own home, or other chosen location, with the necessary drugs being made available to them. 

Compassion and respect for the suffering will achieve in time the necessary legislative change.

Sunday, January 19, 2014

CHILD ABUSE BY THE RICH IS OVERLOOKED

The Social Services only classify 'abuse' as taking place in poor families.

 The abuse of sending children to creches, away to private school, on holidays with nannies, never being home for them because the parents have high flying careers and the kids are raised by the au pairs, pressurising them into music lessons, high exam grades, professional careers etc, surrounding them with smoke, alcohol, cannabis, cocaine and the deadening influence of wealth -

 - all this abuse is overlooked. 

OUR CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

BUMPER YEAR 2013 - We raised £2156 for SAVE THE CHILDREN because of our CHRISTMAS LIGHTS.

THE SINGING STARTS AT 4.30 P.M. ON CHRISTMAS EVE

CRECHE PROVISION - MODERN DAY CHILD ABUSE?

It is heartbreaking watching tiny babies and toddlers being dropped off by harassed parents in the darkness at 6 a.m. in the morning, seeing them languish all day in an alien environment and be collected in the darkness again at 7 p.m. or later in the evening.

Little vulnerable unique lives treated like commodities stored in a warehouse. This is modern day child abuse.

BIAS AT THE SUNDAY TIMES?

FGM is outrageous. So is circumcision. Why is The Sunday Times not reporting about the mutilation of boys as well as girls?

MODERN DAY ABUSE AGAINST CHILDREN

 The media now begin to investigate and publish what has been known for years, that adults preyed upon children in the past with public immunity. When will they be willing to expose modern day abuses -  like the police and prison service abusing children in custody, the social services tearing children from their families only to have them abused in care homes and inappropriate and regularly changing foster placements, teachers coercing children into academic centered education irrespective of their individual needs and personalities, government sentencing parents for taking family holidays in term time, the music, fashion and advertising industries exploiting the young grooming them with constant sexual imagery. The abuse continues today...

SOME ARE RELIGIOUS - OTHERS ARE FULLY HUMAN

Some people go to church, others are the church.

Some people say their prayers, others live their prayers.

Some people talk about God, others are God's love.

Some people receive the Mass/Holy Communion, others take food to the hungry.

 Some people are religious, others are fully human.

Saturday, January 18, 2014

ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH'S HUSH HUSH POLICY OVER SEX ABUSE

All hush hush, without involving the police or the media, without making honest public statements revealing names and circumstances, the Roman Catholic church manoeuvres to conceal its depravity.

DAVID SILVESTER REVEALS THE POISONOUS INFLUENCE OF RELIGION

Again the toxic influence of religion is revealed.

Another 'earnest Christian' injects his poison into society.

We must grasp the reality that our moral development will continue to be impeded as long as we expose public life, politics and education to religion.

FIRST C of E WOMEN BISHOP?

The Church of England is a dying institution, desperately back tracking on its entrenched prejudices, attempting to avoid extinction.

Tired message, compromised clerics, homophobic policies, corrupt investments, closing churches, failing congregations....

'God's presence' has nothing to do with organised religion which is about power, wealth, politics and men mainly, vying for supremacy over others.

THE DANGEROUS TEACHING OF JESUS

Why would we want our children exposed to Jesus's teaching that we gouge out our eyes and sever our limbs?

Friday, January 17, 2014

YOU ARE NOT ALONE...

From our islands of solitude we reach out to others, to connect with them, to touch the fingertips of their lives with our presence.

'You are not alone' we whisper.....

ED MILLIBAND'S GREAT PLANS FOR THE BANKS AND THE POOR

Don't panic Ed, I'm sure your plans will still make more of the advantaged richer and you will be able to grease your ideas well enough to make them palatable, over endless dinners in preferential places.

However, don't think any of us are misled into thinking that all you politicians, with all your edgy ideas, are just looking for a way to swallow power and privilege at our expense. 

After all, we know you are concerned for the poor, you live in a 1.6 million pound house after all.....

CREATIONISM

The teaching of creationism is a modern day evil permitted by weak government,  under the thrall of the established church and multi-faith politics.

Religious influence has to be eradicated from our secular education, or watch the fundamentalists and suicide bombers of the future in training.

HOLLANDE

No prurience.

 A head of state cannot concentrate on affairs of State when trammeled with affairs of the heart.

 Neither can he, with any integrity, administer justice, when demonstrating callous disregard towards his own personal commitments and being driven by passion rather than probity.

A man indulging in the potency of office and demeaning the liaisons of a previous dispensation, reveal a man, at his age, unworthy of high office.

CLARKSON'S APOLOGY

Society is not helped by insincere apologies.

Clarkson has catapulted to fame through representing, in part,  base aspects of the male drive, all of which may offend the PC brigade, some of which are repugnant, but some of which provide the raw energy behind the  many male achievements that have benefited humankind.

No one is assisted by expressions of lame regret that are squeezed out through institutional pressure.

HOLLANDE'S HEART AND LOINS

 It is not possible for a man to handle the affairs of State when trammeled with the affairs of the heart and the loins.

US ACTS INHUMANELY IN EXECUTING MCGUIRE

Is this the land of 'the free' or a place where humans are treated like guinea pigs and the State is allowed to torture inhumanely?

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/americas/article3978225.ece

Thursday, January 16, 2014

SILKEN LIGHT

Amid the cacophony, a baby sighs.

Within the barrage of words, a bird sings.

Beneath the most furrowed brow, two eyes to focus on sky, star and silken light. 

Fingers to caress.

A heart to love. 

What more, 

what more......