Category Archives: Freedom and Society

Discussions on freedom for the individual and the ways in which the state, sometimes covertly and sometimes subliminally, seeks to change the balance in favour of the state.

A Scottish Heritage

When I was growing up in Scotland, I was frequently told that a Scottish Education was superior to an English Education because it took a broader range of subjects to a slightly lower level, SCE Higher Grade than the English … Continue reading

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We Are At War III

The apostle Paul understood what was happening in his day and it is still happening. We are in the midst of a war in which our opponents are spiritual forces. This is not a war we win by killing our … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

I had been considering what to post to commemorate those who have given their lives and limbs in the service of the country. All that I can do is to encourage everyone to read http://mindrenewers.com/2013/11/10/it-is-the-soldier/#more-6096 and to give thanks to … Continue reading

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Is there a real threat against Christians in the UK

Some people have written or said that they think that Christianity is under attack in the UK from the political classes and civil servant mandarins who are predominantly atheist in their views, certainly when in office. (http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/bishop-hits-out-at-blair-523680) Tony Blair, for … Continue reading

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Normal Service being Resumed (sort of)

I would like to thank all of you who have been praying for me for the problems I have been having with my leg. Much of the pain has now gone, but I still need some analgesia, which is affecting … Continue reading

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Government Welfare Payments Cap

There is a great debate in the media, including the BBC about the government’s cap on welfare benefits for a household of £500 per week. Some have argued that Ian Duncan Smith, the architect of the changes is not as … Continue reading

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Remind me again how we got here.

A fellow blogger, AR10308, had this post up. http://ar10308.wordpress.com/2013/06/30/a-stark-contrast/ In it, he discussed how various aspects of the law today make it likely that helping another is likely to lead to problems. Then at church this morning, our passage was … Continue reading

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