America’s next total solar eclipse 2024

8-4-24 is the date of America's next total solar eclipse. Yesterday's rare American coast-to-coast total solar eclipse was the first total solar eclipse in history to be experienced by so many human beings. Yet a similar event is only seven years away on 8th April 2024. One of my nephew's emigrated to Toronto, Canada, yesterday, …

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Peer group pressure is changing you

Cambridge Analytica, a company which specialises in behaviour change, is credited, along with Facebook, with Donald Trump’s victory in the US Presidential election victory on 8/11/2016. The homepage of Cambridge Analytica's website says “Data drives all that we do.  Cambridge Analytica uses data to change audience behavior [sic].’ This is an acknowledgement that peer group …

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Morality and women in politics

The Women’s Equality Party is the new lassie on the block. It does not like Donald Trump's victory in the USA. Its spokeswoman on the Daily Politics today complains that his election means that one can demean woman and 'it doesn't matter'. Secular morality is offended. The secular elite is now discovering how Christians have …

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The Ark of Noah – and The Unsinkable Dream

I have just finished reading The Unsinkable Dream by Johan Huibers, the Dutchman who has built a full-sized replica of Noah's Ark. Its Dutch title is Let Your Dream Sail. It is a wonderful read about an amazing project with so many lessons that you should simply purchase the book for yourself. The Ark is …

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The spiritual dimension

We are familiar with three dimensional space.  But our three dimensional world is travelling through time, so we call time the fourth dimension.  This can be written down mathematically, and mathematicians can invent on paper any number of dimensions.  The question is whether these extra mathematically postulated dimensions have any practical meaning. It is on …

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