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 with 5 children.

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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, October 24, 2014

THE LGA ONLY NUDGES THE TERM TIME HOLIDAY SCANDAL

The LGA is only looking after its own and its proposals do not go far enough. Parents should unite and call for national days of action, when they withhold their children from school in protest until the previous 10 day in term holiday allowance is restored. The State must not be allowed to usurp family holidays, children's happiness and their educational and recreational travel experiences. Parents should not have to be placed, by the State, in the demeaning position of having to beg, lie or be fined and imprisoned by heads, educationalists and politicians, wagging their rich self important fingers at parents across the land, instructing them when they can and can't holiday. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/education/article4246336.ece http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/59196 https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/reverse-the-changes-to-school-term-time-family-holiday-rules

BOB GELDOF AND CHILDREN KIDNAPPED BY MOTHERS AND THE COURTS

Geldof is correct. The family courts are a disgrace, entrenching prejudice and sexist led decisions into the experience of so many children, wrenched from their fathers, through the applications of vindictive and embittered women. In so many cases, the father is best suited to provide the majority of care and yet family courts incline to the mother, even when her care plan involves farming out the children to childminders. Judges, social workers and 'expert' witnesses, who blight children with biased decisions remain unaccountable behind screens of secrecy. Even so called 'Guardians ad Litem', far from being children's advocates, become instead collaborators with the systemic discrimination against Dads. The default position should be that children spend 50% of time with each parent and nothing should erode that principle, but for situations where there is reliable evidence of abuse. The dirty tricks launched by malicious mothers, pretending threat and hinting at abuse should be exposed and penalised. The time has come for the family court system to stop being a further stick with which to victimise fathers and their 'kidnapped' children. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/celebrity/article4246113.ece

WILLIAM POOLEY- LOVE'S KNIGHT IN SHINING ARMOUR

William Pooley - an inspiration and a shining light. May the young feast on his example. May his understated grace be our food and our drink. May his courage elevate our aspirations. May his ordinariness craft a revitalised goodness within us all. May he and similar exemplars be our hero celebrities that we never place under artificial lights or bestow upon them honorific awards, to allow the pure stream of their goodness to flow unabated and undiverted. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2735215/BEL-MOONEY-Brave-British-nurse-fights-Ebola-selfless-hero-lift-hearts.html

Thursday, October 23, 2014

THE ROT IS NOT IN RENEE ZELLWEGER'S NECK AND FACE

We don't need to lift the floorboards to find evidence of the rot in the league of moribund rich nations, only to attend to Zellweger's face and neck. So many column inches and prized as the most read article of the day. Can we can recline and relax that all is well with our culture? http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/article4244736.ece

THE UTRERA FAMILY BURN THEIR FATHER IN ATTEMPT TO THWART ESTEBAN MARCHENA GARCIA

Esteban Marchena García's case illustrates the calumny and Machiavellian tactics to which the rich and powerful are willing to stoop to conceal the truth and protect their advantage. We live in an age when the slaves, we the rich, have impregnated and despoiled are rising up against us and claiming their rightful inheritance. Our similar acts of scheming, as we flail around covering our tracks and trying to secure our riches, will be exposed in the court of history. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/europe/article4244604.ece

THE WOOLF IN SHEEP'S CLOTHING

It is the very institutional nepotism exhibited here that is the Woolf in sheep's clothing. It compromises so much of our public life, undermines confidence in official reports and creates fiascos such as the Bloody Sunday and Hillsborough need for multiple Inquiries before the truth emerges. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/leaders/article4244713.ece

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

JESUS BEHEADED 800 PEOPLE

More stoking of the 'vile Islamic savages' propaganda fuelled approach by our manipulative media, while we read so little, for instance, about the Christian atrocities taking place across the world. Shall we start with Jesus Castillo, a Christian who beheaded 800 people. Enlightened modern Muslims approach their faith very much as enlightened modern Christians.However, there are enough of the other, in both camps, to spawn abusive acts. Pointing at the barbarism of another community while overlooking one's own, is a well trodden path leading nowhere. Throughout history the Christian world has invoked the authority of the almighty, from the Crusades to prayers for our Armed Services, whatever the dubiety of their task. The reporting of international events is biased in our favour and this leads to the blinkered compliance with Christian abuses, that their under reporting exhibits. The question that haunts Christianity is how its culture could have given rise to the Crusades, to the Inquisition, to burning at the stake, to two world wars, to the holocaust and to an economic advantage that has created a splintered and unjust world, heavy in suffering. Such barbarity in approach has been largely camouflaged now behind military actions sanctioned through various dubious legal channels or not and the neat corridors of power, banking and trade. The explicit nature of Islamic fanatical barbarity appears in sharp contrast to our more 'officially' applied aggression. However adding the casualties consequential to our actions and the casualties of our decadent culture, would I suggest leave more blood on our white gloved Christian hands and ironically Jewish hands also. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/middleeast/article4243508.ece http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/mexico-drug-cartel-hitman-beheaded-dismembered-800-victims-1436191

THE CHRISTIAN 14 YEAR OLD BEHEADER

In Mexico, "The Cloak", a 14 year old 'Christian' boy beheads four people, 'Christians' shoot babies in the head, slaughter 2000 children, harvest their organs and murder students and we have been told so little about it, whereas the 'Muslim' atrocities are plastered everywhere. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/americas/article4243429.ece

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

HOW TO DISPOSE OF ANGER AND PARTNERS PISTORIOUS STYLE

A role model for the developed world. Carry a gun, fire it in a crowded restaurant, fire it from your car in anger, contact your ex on Valentine's Day, and later that night blast your present all over the bathroom wall and all for just under a year inside. It's the new economy, but only for those with means. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/africa/article4242991.ece

RAISMAN, TABAKOW AND FIDYKA ARE ONE STEP AHEAD OF JESUS

Geoffrey Raisman and Pawel Tabakow are managing to achieve what Jesus and all the faith healers of the world have failed to do. Darek Fidyka is being healed by the 'miracle' of modern science. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/science/article4242734.ece

CHRISTOPHE DE MARGERIE - THE BIG MOUSTACHE EXECUTIVE FELLED BY THE PROLETARIAT

How the mighty are slain. Big Moustache Chief Executive brought down by the alcoholic proletariat. A driver, labouring in tedium to clear the snow with drunken lurches, so that a financial ruler of the planet could sky dance in his private jet. An overlooked nobody, toppling the great who was busily sucking up his oil cocktails while partying in Iran and Iraq, as the bombs exploded and the poor bled and Total's share price rose along with Christophe de Margerie's bank balance. No one had factored in the unpredictable nuisance of the little man, with his vodka bottle, who could only dream of private jets, super yachts and Annabel's, who just happened to get in the way. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/europe/article4242909.ece

NO NUDES SO NO NIQABS

Either permit nakedness and niqabs or neither. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/europe/article4242506.ece

THE POOCH POPE

So when is the Pope not the Pope but a tail wagged pooch of a crusty system creaking in contradiction and anachronism. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/faith/article4240997.ece

Friday, October 17, 2014

GOOD LUCK JONATHAN PLAYS RESCUER

When wealthy politicians and generals are complicit with Boko Haram and are even funding them, this whole affair is rank with corruption and child abuse. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/africa/article4239906.ece

EXILE JIHADISTS HAMMOND RATHER THAN LIFE IMPRISONMENT

The prospect of young impressionable 'jihadists' being imprisoned for life in the UK is unattractive. If found guilty of such offences, they should be offered the choice between imprisonment or being stripped of their citizenship and exiled, with the option for periodic review. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/crime/article4239146.ece

FORTUNA LOFFREDO, ANTONIO GIGLIO, NAPLES AND OUR DYSTOPIC CULTURE

Western society must face up to its dystopic underbelly. While ever we allow sex, money and power to be prime social motivators, the disease of deviancy and abuse will flourish. It is not enough to verbally castigate these miscreants, we must attend to our values and culture. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/europe/article4238788.ece

BLANDFORD, SPENCER-CHURCHILL AND THE COCAINE HIGHWAY

Jamie Blandford's world fell apart when he was 4. By adolescence he had watched women come and go from his Father's bed. Raised amid the distortion of extreme wealth, disconnection from responsibility, lack of employment and emotional fracture. his descent into dissolution casts a broad culpability. Low writes that John George Vanderbilt Henry Spencer-Churchill was everything a Duke should be. If so, we might do well to have less of them. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article4238549.ece

PAEDOPHILIC BARNARDOS

When are we going to expose and blame the paedophilic fashion, music, magazine and media industries for procuring the young for sex? If we are embarking on a review of the previous collusion that public bodies and adults entertained in regard to children's sexual exploitation, shouldn't we also be tackling the existing cultural grooming of the young to become sexualised for the gratification and profit of adult predators. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/crime/article4238974.ece

Thursday, October 16, 2014

GRISHAM, FINNEGAN, FREUD AND MADELEY - VICTIMS OF THE LYNCH MOB

I am afraid there are two socially acceptable lynch mobs at large, one the social media trolls and the other, the politically correct brigade. Both groups prevent open rational discussion and debate about essential present issues. Watching such as Lord Freud cornered into insincere apology to appease the baying crowd or Finnegan and Madeley criminally hounded or Grisham pilloried are all perturbing. Society has a choice, either to revert to populist ignorance or to be mature enough to handle the scrutiny required of sensitive issues to be able to respond to them appropriately. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/arts/books/article4238305.ece

THE QUEEN WALKS AMID BLOODIED BEAUTY

It is disquieting to be overawed at the beauty of the sight of the ceramic poppies so disconnected from the battlefield blood and barbarity. Such disrelation is perilous for impressionable minds allured with visions of armed service glory.

  http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/royalfamily/article4238486.ece

GUIA SONCINI, I Mariti delle Altre, ADULTERY AND THE WRECKING ROAD

Soncini describes failed relationships and the dishonest manner in which an unfaithful partner manipulates them or adulterous couples manage them. Both are the road to inferior experiences of love. The ultimate human fulfillment is to experience intimate love in a secure lifelong monogamous relationship. Settling for anything less is to short change yourself and others. Relationships that have hit the doldrums can be revitalised, but those that have truly hit the absolute 'brain dead' and 'flatlining' state would do better finding the courage to divorce and continue the search, than making sport out of lies and wrecking so much in the process. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/article4237770.ece

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

BOB, PEACHES AND THE GELDOF NEED FOR SALVATION

It's time for the Geldof family to walk away from the media and the public eye, that has laid waste their beloved and their dreams and left them with broken hearts. Celebrity is a modern disease perversely sought after by the young, whose lives and aspirations are honed well by the money makers, only to be discarded when they have outlived their usefulness. The X factor has become the most abusive example of this and should be removed from our screens. Watching the judges crocodile tears as they boost egos, only later to obliterate them, is nauseating. The riches of life and the greatest success is to walk down a street and not be recognised, is to sing in the park and have the birds alone as your audience, is to live unvaunted among the everyday mundanities of this glorious existence. I wish the Geldof family the salvation of ordinariness. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/celebrity/article4237742.ece

POOR SEXUALLY ABUSED AND DOMINATED LADY GAGA

Poor Lady Gaga, who uses sex to sell her commodity, gripes about the ugly world of sexual exploitation and who uses the power of her ruthless personality, bleats about dominators. Being so poor, we should contribute to a fund so she can receive counselling perhaps.... http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/arts/music/article4236685.ece

BORIS'S BAN ON SMOKING IN PARKS

North Korean ideas.

  http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/politics/article4237020.ece

IN TOW TO BONO AND HIS RICH CRONIES

Are people really waking up to the fact they are pawns controlled by the rich super race? http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article4237463.ece

BETTER £2 A WEEK THAN DEATH LORD FREUD

The hornets have been stirred by the free speech that is censored in our tightly controlled democracy. Ed Milliband and the politically correct would far prefer depressed disabled droves despairing at home on death inducing benefits rather than gainfully employed, fulfilled and purposefully about their lives on a small wage. It is the political correctness that achieves the opposite of its intent. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/politics/article4237405.ece

MAGGIE DE BLOCK - THE PERFECT HEALTH ROLE MODEL

Only Europe would fail to block such an appointment. Perhaps Bernie Ecclestone might be considered to be Minister for Moral Affairs, and Peter Sutcliffe, a Police and Crime Commissioner? http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/europe/article4237404.ece

ANTHONY BANBURY SCOLDS THE WORLD FOR THE EBOLA PARTY

Yes Anthony Banbury, since 1976, while it was the poor dying and the rich were immune, we let Ebola party. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/health/news/article4237342.ece

BABIES IN FACEBOOK AND APPLE WOMBS

I predict in tomorrow's technological and economically driven world, that women will also gestate their babies in artificial wombs, to ensure no career interruption.

 http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/americas/article4236958.ece

FLANAGAN AND THE DUCHESS EMBRACE

Congratulations to Richard Flanagan and the Duchess of Cornwall for ignoring royal hooey. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/arts/books/fiction/article4236906.ece

DATING NAKED AND SEXY HIJABS

Naked dating series will provide a new income stream for the cosmetic surgeons who will be asked to modify every part of a person's body, although everyday nakedness is the best suppressant for sexual desire. It is when we conceal that we inflame passion and deceive, hence the irrationality of the hijab. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/medianews/article4236798.ece

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

MARC DUBOIS AND FLIGHT 447 AS ICARUS, PLUMMET FROM THE SKY

So amour-propre killed 228 people. Why do we allow ourselves to be destroyed by, and to destroy with, sex, drink and pleasure? Even, it seems, at 58 and beyond, we remain susceptible. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/article4235595.ece

FIRST THE MADONNA AND NOW ANNABELLE

First it was the Madonna, then Chucky and now Annabelle. When will these icons stop causing mayhem? When will we put our need for dolls behind us? http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/europe/article4236489.ece

FURTIVE GAY SEX BEHIND THE ALTAR

Homosexual practices are rife among catholic priests, as they are in Islamic and more traditional societies, that enforce an unnatural separation of the genders. God is happy apparently, with furtive gay sex behind the altar, as long as it is not celebrated in front of it.

  http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/faith/article4236766.ece

THE EBOLA HORNSWOGGLE

It has to be the greatest artifice in history. The authorities hornswoggling the great British public by mounting an unprecedented defence against a lethal infectious agent with nothing more than a thermometer! http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/health/article4236524.ece

TONY ABBOTT SHIRT FRONTS PUTIN CROCODILE DUNDEE STYLE!

Refreshing to hear political forays, Crocodile Dundee style - cuts to the chase more clearly perhaps than all NATO's posturing..... http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/australia-newzealand/article4236195.ece

JEFF STELLING CAPITULATES

Jeff Stelling ought not to be cowed by the vile words of trolling ranters. If he had 415,000 followers and can only cope with their sugary adulation, then he is in danger of riding the celebrity phantom express that leads to perdition. He should have stayed and used the power of language to quell any troll insurgency. Words must not be allowed to defeat us. The greatest defence of one's son, is not to quit, but to engage linguistically with an imbecilic tweeter. I deplore the anonymity of social media that allows unrestrained and unaccountable comment. The only antidote in such a free environment, is to remain undeterred at the postings of the unbalanced, whoever they may target and whatever they may say, and to offer suitable ripostes. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article4236435.ece

MOSES JESUS AND MUHAMMAD

It is time for Moses, Jesus and Muhammad ( peace be upon them ) and their followers, to embrace as friends and help build a united world, free of bigotry and division. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/politics/article4236317.ece

KIM JONG UN - GLOWING?

Now there looks a healthy fellow. Obviously thriving on totalitarianism.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/asia/article4236079.ece

FLOWER MUST BE PROSECUTED

Tears cannot wash away the absolute requirement for there to be a prosecution. Otherwise League will be classified as a thug sport, wholly unsuitable to be broadcast or watched by the young. Sponsors will have to withdraw or be sullied by collusion with violence. Society will have to pick up the consequence of an act of televised unrestrained brutal violence not being brought before a court. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/sport/rugbyleague/article4235750.ece

FEMALE ABUSE

While ever we tolerate male deities, predominantly male religious, political, business and social leaders and cultures that entrap women into domesticity, the bulk of chore war tasks, inequality with regards to education, employment, income and access to family assets, hijab imprisonment or sexually explicit exposure, female abuse will continue in its many ugly forms. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/asia/article4235546.ece

Monday, October 13, 2014

EBOLA - WE ARE BEING DUPED

Too little, too late. The public must realise, the authorities rarely tell the truth. They act expediently rather than honestly. They drug the masses with strategic bulletins to placate their concerns and maintain their compliance. Our only real protection - extensive research and individual, family and community, self initiated, careful precautionary planning. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/health/article4235899.ece

NICK GARGAN, THE IPCC, SUE MOUNTSTEVENS AND A GOOD NIGHT'S SLEEP

Confidence is high. A Chief Constable, complained about by the police, is investigated by the police and will have his fatedecided by the police and crime commissioner. Well, at least we can sleep at night, knowing all will be well.

 http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article4235355.ece

ROGER STONE'S LEADEN FALL

The public are tired of being bullied by 'leaders' in every walk of life, who abuse their position. Yet why are we so susceptible to our need to be led that we kowtow to them and allow their worst to compromise our happiness. Roger Stone, it seems, joins that long line of historical figures, who have feigned greatness while offering meretricious public service. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article4235887.ece

ERDOGAN SMOKES OUT THE TRUTH

NATO descends into farce. The US led allies are branded mercenaries. The UK's high moral intervention is exposed as a publicity stunt. Meanwhile Putin enjoys the race. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/middleeast/article4235390.ece

ED SHEERAN'S FILLING THOSE PEWS

18,000 hysterical human beings searching for the thrill that evades them in their own lives and short changes them through another's, listening to sleepy eyed life songs and dependency triggered sermonettes. The pews of the arena were throbbing, not with quality, but with milked cash, falling into the pockets of the music fleecers. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/arts/music/livereviews/article4235252.ece

40,000 A MONTH READING MY BLOG - PASS IT ON

My blog now receiving nearly 40,000 page views a month. 5000 friends on Facebook. @ 3500 reading my Tweets during the week - CUTTING EDGE COMMENT FROM A FREE AND OPEN MIND

BEN FLOWER'S ASSAULT ON HOHAIA

He must be prosecuted. Otherwise the sort of macho violent sporting image recently exposed in America's NFL football league, will spread its pernicious influence. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/sport/rugbyleague/article4235284.ece

ISRAEL SHOULD GIVE AID TO GAZA

Time for Israel to join in pledging significant amounts of money to Gaza in the search for peace.

 http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/middleeast/article4234671.ece

ALLOWED TO WATCH ISIS BRUTALITY BUT NOT LISTEN TO THEIR ARGUMENT

 Ah,  we can watch this but we are not allowed to view Cantlie's videos?

MONACO'S MEGAYACHTS AND THEIR POOR OWNERS

One can be thankful for all the employment provided for those who provide such follies for the wealthy. Grateful too that the greatest elixir of life is a good day's work, and the greatest wealth, loved ones and the appreciation of simple things. In this regard, the superyacht brigade are destined to know a profound poverty.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/article4233435.ece

THE DEVIL'S APPRENTICE

We have learnt how the love of money alone creates egotists, liars, the ruthless, the artificial and the succubi of society.

 http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/arts/tv-radio/article4233369.ece

CLOSING CHRISTIAN JIHADIST SCHOOLS

The closure of Christian jihadist training schools can only be a good thing. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/education/article4234791.ece

OUR DEMOCRACY PREVENTS ACCESS TO CANTLIE VIDEOS

No transcript and no access to the video - and they call this a democracy! http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/middleeast/article4234930.ece

Friday, October 10, 2014

CARSWELL, FARAGE AND THE PERILS OF BED HOPPING

 Those who jump into bed too quickly with others are often in for a nasty surprise.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/politics/article4232907.ece

PALESTINE AND GUTO BEBB'S GAZA IDYLL

I wonder whether Guto Bebb, who is resisting Palestine being recognised,  would think the same if he lived there with his wife and children? Aberconwy is a far cry from the blood drenched bombed out streets of Gaza.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/politics/article4232255.ece

ZAW LIN AND WIN ZAW - TRUST NO ONE

 The sad human reality, that where you have money, power and advantage at stake,  we can trust no one and as they are always at stake, we must question everything, always.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/asia/article4232180.ece

MALALA - THE REASON WHY COALITION BOMBING IS WRONG

Indigenous protest, home grown understanding, grounded intervention, cultural affinity, some of the best human qualities, rich world appropriate intervention in providing medical knowledge and provision, a message of conciliation, respect and cooperation, yet rooted in values and beliefs distinct from our own, and not a bomb or bullet required, except the courage to receive one and remain undeterred, rising as sure as the bearer of light.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/europe/article4232728.ece

TURKEY, KOBANI, THE KURDS AND ASSAD

 We meddle like amateurs. Our journalists feed us trite commentary. Our gut feelings are stoked at the expense of serious analysis. Vile double dealing spiced with ruthless self interest drive our interventions. We milk this depredated region of blood, including our own, with no regard for history or consequence.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/middleeast/article4232212.ece

ABU UBAIDAH - A TEN YEAR OLD JESUS?

Child abuse - coalition munitions ravaging the lives of countless children across the middle east ,who once, before western journalists stirred the pot of discontent, before arms industry moguls grew fat on the blood of the poor and before we put oil and self interest before philanthropy, were living out their ordinary childhood lives.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/middleeast/article4232176.ece

Thursday, October 09, 2014

IPCC FAILS THOMAS ORCHARD

 IPCC - Inept Powerless Collusive Corrupt

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/crime/article4231800.ece

WITCHCRAFT

 Unfortunately for as long as the British Establishment institutionalises Christianity, there is no rational bulwark to prevent fantastical delusional thinking and practices blighting our nation and culture. Evangelicalism, fundamentalism and Pentecostalism are rife, all presenting abusive approaches to children and the public. The present Archbishop of Canterbury is an evangelical. I was horrified to witness ministers from a Church of England mission church using a hospital chapel and a hospital mortuary to 'do battle with the devil' in order to 'try and bring back to life' a child that had been dead for two days. It is chilling to speak with apparently 'ordinary' people and find they are living in fear of both God and the Devil. Children must be protected from this nonsense and ridding our schools and our public national life of religious observances and broadcasting is an essential first step.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/crime/article4231286.ece


Wednesday, October 08, 2014

DOMINIQUE DESSEIGNE AND RACHIDA DATI'S LIAISON

 If you are 70, a tycoon, a gambler and a reprobate it seems,  you can deposit your sperm wherever and care not if an exquisite unique life has been created, particularly when you had made clear it was just the sex you wanted.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/europe/article4230790.ece

ANNI DEWANI'S ENTRAPMENT AT THE HANDS OF A MONSTER

 The debauched trail of carnality that wealth and an absence of conscience permitted. How utterly tragic that Anni fell into the hands of such a monstrous individual and was destroyed in his egomaniacal grip.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/africa/article4231383.ece

THE CLICKTIVIST CON

 Clicktivists are still the manipulated by organisations and celebrities. Joe/Jane public has no chance of getting a petition off the ground alone. Your issue has to be sexy or topical enough to gain the attention of the many and then all the cogs click into place and the campaigning juggernaut rolls. Of course those involved in commodifying pressure groups earn well. It is the public that remain mocked, thinking they have achieved great things, when in fact they have merely been herded well by those who have found a good way of earning a living out of the socially concerned and taken advantage of by celebrities wanting to boost their humane credentials.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/article4231094.ece

ALICE THOMSON AND THE EMASCULATED MALE

 In this topsy turvy transitory season of our cultural evolution, men are increasingly feminised at the hands of female agent provocateurs and women are increasingly masculinised at the hands of such as E.L James, the rapacious media and capitalist agenda and the brutal even ruthless feminism that is satisfied only when it stands astride the cowering emasculated male.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/columnists/article4230040.ece

PROFESSOR PIOT - EBOLA - THE LIES AND THE COVER UP

 Professor Piot indicates that we are not being told the real truth about the means of contagion.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/europe/article4230490.ece

RAY COLE GIVES US LITTLE TO CELEBRATE

There is little to celebrate when a 69 year old westerner travels to Morocco for sex with a person in their twenties that they met over the internet.

Sex tourism is a blight.

If a 69 year old wishes to have non intimate sex with a person of their own age and both are consenting, so be it, but to prey upon a twenty something is predatory and is destructive and abusive to the younger person.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/africa/article4230190.ece

JORDAN MATSON - A 'GOOD CHRISTIAN' DELIVERING 'BASTARDS TO HELL'

 With the Bible as U.S. citizen Christian Matson's 'only book of interest', it's not surprising he is 'delivering bastards to hell' in Syria, asking for 'prayers' and 'rocking steady'. That book, as most 'sacred' texts, is lethal and is part of what is destroying our world.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/middleeast/article4230036.ece

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

JENNIFER LAWRENCE'S NUDITY TRIGGERS HUNGER GAMES

Jennifer Lawrence is off with the clouds it seems, getting rather tetchy, when the nude body she has flaunted and she has launched into that nebulous 'out there' gets others twitching. A lesson she may wish to learn, is that those who wish to profit from their nudity, often get caught up in Hunger Games.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/technology/article4229794.ece

KOBANI - JIHADISTS AND THE WEST BEFOULED SIMILARLY BY POWER AND SEX

 Our ponderous political bureaucracies are no match for the passionate fury of religious gun toting converts eager to embrace martyrdom. Turkish tanks watch limply. US planes paint sky patterns. UK's geriatric birds are far away. On the ground, crusaders, armed well by the Americans, paint the sands red. All, on both sides, are befouled by the same drives of power, money, sadism and sex, though manifested differently. Humanity craves an upgrade.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/middleeast/article4229364.ece

THE ARMY TARGETS THE POOR AND THE VULNERABLE

Recruitment for the army comes predominantly from the poorer groups in society. Educational attainment among soldiers is much lower than the national average, indicating that recruits come disproportionately from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds  and are at increased risk of social exclusion. Many enlist as a last resort after failing to find a civilian job.The Gee/Goodman report, 2010, for example, found that army recruiters visited London's poorest schools most often.

http://www.informedchoice.org.uk/armyvisitstoschools.pdf

GOVERNMENT SCOTCH MOAZZAM BEGG'S RESCUE PLAN FOR HENNING

 Interviewing Begg on the Today programme this morning, it was as though Montague's interest alone was the scalp of simplistic denouncement rather than trying to penetrate the more complex analysis Begg was offering. If we only deal in platitudes we overlook those whose knowledge can lead us forward. It is chilling to think that Henning may have perished because of concrete shoe diplomacy.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article4229391.ece

WE TOOK TOM NEATHWAY'S LEGS AND ARM - IT WASN'T ENOUGH

 The commemorations, Remembrance Sunday, the poppies falling in the Albert hall and puncturing the ground around the Tower of London, the Cenotaph.....it all becomes a sycophantic charade when we can enlist the poorest, take their legs and arm and degrade them further through bullying, three years of complaint procedures and a mealy mouthed coerced apology.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article4228844.ece

GALLIANO COVERS WELL HIS DISGRACE

 And the moral is, that in our moribund culture, one can quarter the ugliest views and overcome the most indulgent addictions, as long as you are affluent and can smell sweet and look fine. The opposite of what Jesus suggested.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/fashion/article4228720.ece

ARIN MIRKAN'S SAD RELINQUISHING OF DILAR GENCXEMIS

 Men cannot see the folly of contaminating the archetypal innocent image of mother and child. Women are heroine's every day, coping with the male instigated carnage around them. Male Christian leaders sold the world short when they subjugated the icon of Mary and Jesus to the macho image of crucifixion.  Here another example of the gun wielding lauding a female convert to their cause, ever encroaching upon that illusive creative place from which we all come, but appear incapable of retaining.


http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/middleeast/article4228864.ece

Monday, October 06, 2014

THE POPE - A BLIND GUIDE TO SEX

On sex, women and marriage, this Pope is an enforced celibate, a chauvinist and a bachelor, who knows nothing about intimate love, marital union nor the complexities and delights of sexuality,  procreation and the raising of children. His opinions and those of the Catholic church are worthless in this most essential part of human experience, and are rooted in medieval prejudice and distorted by repressed desire, often expressed deviantly.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/columnists/article4228877.ece

IT WAS FINE WHILE EVER EBOLA WAS KILLING THE POOR

Ebola was discovered in 1976. It mattered little while ever the poor alone were infected. Vaccine research was of no priority for the pharmaceutical giants who had no means to profit from their plight. Only now is the rich world concerned and too late. Ebola has arrived carrying a punitive scythe.

I LOVE YOU - PETER KASSIG

PETER KASSIG'S WORDS

"Just know I’m with you. Every stream, every lake, every field and river. In the woods and in the hills, in all the places you showed me. I love you."

The earthly message to unite every human heart.

BRENDA LEYLAND - THE MENTALLY ILL TWEET THEIR TORMENT

Brenda Leyland posted 4000 tweets about the McCanns in the past year. This obsessive harassment and stalking of others can thrive under the cloak of anonymity. All internet posters/tweeters ought to be identifiable and accountable to prevent this malevolent abuse.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article4228505.ece

RICH KIDS OF TEHRAN

It seems the world is juxtaposed between two competing goals. The billionaire lifestyles of the super rich, with addiction, profligacy and ennui in their wake or the Jihadi lifestyles of the religious extremists, with destruction, beheadings and hatred in theirs. Neither are nirvanic. We must instead accentuate the salvific path of the 'happy medium'.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/middleeast/article4227560.ece

ANTHONY LOYD - EXCEPTIONAL ACCOUNT

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/magazine/article4221407.ece

EBOLA HEADING TO UK

 The rich have quarantined the poor for so long and have meddled with and ravaged nature in an unrestrained capitalist ascent.  Ebola is evolution's ruse to confound the mighty and bring them to their knees.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/health/news/article4227914.ece

ARNIS ZALKALNS AND BRENDA LEYLAND END THEIR LIVES

How many people would end their lives if their malignant secrets or misdeeds were revealed? Why can we tolerate that which is harboured within the human mind as long as it remains concealed? We have even tamed our Gods so that they can know about our darkness and accommodate it, but not others. It seems that scrutiny is our most potent defence against evil. CCTV, neighbour's eyes, speed cameras, the media, journalists, police, the judiciary and investigators are proving to be our most efficacious moral guardians.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article4227765.ece

Friday, October 03, 2014

KOH TAO'S INVESTIGATION LEAVES THAT UNCERTAIN TASTE

 Will there be any 'independent' review of the investigation? Thailand has to deal not only with 'solving' the crime but also an enlightened scepticism that fears political and economic expediency is quick to blame the migrant, the refugee, the foreigner, the Jew, the Muslim etc

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/asia/article4225621.ece

STRACATHRO MANSION - THE FIRST RUNG FOR THE PM'S KIDS?

 Cameron and Miliband will soon be along vying to put a wee deposit down for their children.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/property/prices-investment/article4224462.ece

JEREMY CLARKSON'S MISSILE

 Hardly an Exocet.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/medianews/article4225491.ece

THE MUFTI INVASION OF HONG KONG'S CAUSEWAY BAY

 So China sends in the army in mufti....

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/asia/article4225865.ece

SMOKE AND MIRRORS CLOUD CAMERON'S VISIT TO ASHRAF GHANI

Revealing that Cameron spoke of the need to overcome Al Qaeda rather than the Taliban. Even more revealing that he spoke of the 'high price' the UK has paid and the achievement of training up an effective Afghan army, yet failed to refer to the fact that 9000 Afghan troops have been killed during this year alone. It's all smoke and mirrors. We are not fooled.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/politics/article4225493.ece

BRENDA LEYLAND - OH THESE SWEET CHURCHGOERS

The pews are so often filled with odd bods, beware if visiting a church. Behind the smiles and the offers of salvation a troll may well be lurking..

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/crime/article4225487.ece

Thursday, October 02, 2014

THE UK GOVERNMENT CREATES TERRORISTS

 A million pounds a mission while the land being bombed lacks so much. Try explaining the rationale to a person with little access to clean water, sufficient food, basic health care, sanitation and education and you may even turn them into a terrorist......

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/defence/article4225240.ece

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COMMUNITIES FOR THE COMMON GOOD

In the real world I have sought to create communities which are inclusive, not dogmatic and open to all, in order to provide examples of how a group of people can experiment with co-operative living based on rational principles and not susceptible to the unpredictability of religious subjectivity. I have no interest in any of them for their own sake, only in as much as they contribute to the enhancement of communal life.

THOSE POOR POOR YOUNGSTERS

The youngsters of previous generations stayed with their parents or in laws when married, saved and then, on acquiring a place, sat on boxes and slept on the floor while they got their home together. Today, they blow hundreds on a night drinking, wear designer goods, sport smart phones,  drive fast cars, holiday abroad and all on credit, yet complain they are hard done by and can't afford a home.

POWELL SAYS TALK TO ISIS

 Finally, a chink of light, a smidgen of common sense.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/defence/article4224385.ece

THOMAS DUNCAN - BEWARE RICH WORLD - TIME IS RUNNING OUT

 Hell on earth. Our selfishness not only breeds terrorism but uncontrollable viruses that can destroy far more than any terror group. Beware rich world, the time is quickly passing for the creation of a new international order to halt the decline towards Armageddon.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/americas/article4224370.ece

IT'S ALL THUMBS UP FOR CAMERON'S RICH BUDDIES

'It's all thumbs up! I told you, my wealthy friends, I'd come through for you. A boost for your pockets already jangling with cash, a boost for the armaments industry already so powerful, a boost for all you private health contractors just licking your lips and a boost for your kiddiewinkles just wanting to get on that profitable housing ladder. You see, that's what an old Etonian does, he looks after his own...."

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/politics/article4224041.ece

GRANT GOODMAN'S HEADING FOR WORLD DOMINION

 Soon the world will be controlled by Attention Deficit Disordered and Autistic minds, drugged up and leading us towards virtual human oblivion.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/business/industries/technology/article4223896.ece

THE BLOOD CRAZED GOD

 "Vengeance is mine, says the Lord". A blood crazed male God, carved in the projected image of male violence, dependent on young men in cockpits raining down bombs from heaven and young men with knives slicing at heads. Let us be done with such warped religious paradigms and replace them with exemplars that cherish life.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article4223906.ece

WONGA WELBY WAILS

 The Church of England won't be happy! Wonga's losing £35 million!

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/business/industries/banking/article4224350.ece

ALTRUISM FROM THE ELITE?

 The Times editorial column is interested suddenly in promoting health care in poorer nations. I wonder why?

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/opinion/leaders/article4224009.ece

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

EBOLA - WHAT YOU ARE NOT BEING TOLD

http://scgnews.com/ebola-what-youre-not-being-told

MOAZZAM BEGG'S FREE RANGE EGG

B - egg again all over the government's face.

And what a spin to try and avoid the embarrassment of yet another failed prosecution re terrorism? 

Presents though  as a little thin, given we don't.....can't.....negotiate with ISIS, only bomb them?

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/crime/article4223422.ece

MOSHEN AMIR ASLANI AND THE LETHAL NOOSE OF RELIGION

 'Sacred' books, 'holy' beliefs, and 'pious' religions that spread, death, prejudice and extirpation across the globe. 

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/middleeast/article4222696.ece

YUSRA HUSSIEN, 15, INFECTED WITH THE RELIGION VIRUS TRAVELS TO SYRIA

This arises when traditional Islamic culture attempts to co-exist with modern Western values. Its view and practice of the patriarchal nature of Islam,  the uniqueness and exclusivity of its core beliefs, its gender role modelling, and its unwillingness to engage in rational debate about such matters within families and in society, creates immense communal, domestic and personal tensions, from which siblings deciding to travel to Syria can emerge. Other faiths, including Christianity exhibit similar issues.
The present crisis is a fundamental clash between secularism and religion. Enlightened societies must proceed to resign religion to history, to remove it from all public life, to protect children from it and to launch a health educational programme alerting the public to the dangers of religious indoctrination. Religious literature should carry a warning, proselytism and all religious advertising and broadcasting should be banned. 
Accommodating what humans claim to be about 'God' in modern society allows a volatile, toxic and devastating force to be at work among us leading us to destruction.

SOL CAMPBELL'S 33,000 NINCOMPOOPS

 An example of 33,000 nincompoops attending to the wisdom of a millionaire suggesting the poorer should be taxed and his bounty left alone....

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/sport/football/article4222812.ece

SIR JAMES MUNBY AND THE DIRTY TRADE IN CHILDREN

The dirty trade in children, so often snatched inappropriately by the rich, to be abused in local authority foster care and primed for prison or sold on to the childless or do gooding middle classes.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/law/article4222900.ece

MARIA BAIBAKOVA AND THE MEAN RICH RIDICULE THEIR MAIDS

My experience has been that the rich are mostly mean, egotistical, severe, arrogant, insensitive, detached from reality, self obsessed, incapable of true empathy, high handed, narcissistic, selfish and are eager, however rich and powerful,  to exploit others and situations to their continued advantage. Maria Baibakova appears to fit the description well. It is often those with less who know how to love, care and display the grace of altruism.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/world/europe/article4222781.ece

THE RAF PLAYS TIDDLYWINKS IN IRAQ

While ISIS threatens Baghdad we play tiddlywinks with a few vehicles.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/defence/article4223293.ece