Gender, Lies and Truth, Editorial 16 September 2020

Editorial by John Mackay In the 2020 world where even “qualified” professors tell us anybody in any body can be a woman, we are living in a day when you a see a Bible statement coming true in front of your eyes. “And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should […]

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Canberra Teens Can Defy Parents on Birth Certificates

Canberra teens can defy parents on birth certificates, according to Canberra Times 24 July 2020 and ACT Legislation Register 13 August 2020. Teenagers in the ACT can now apply to have the sex recorded on their birth certificates changed, without the consent of a parent or guardian. Teenagers aged 16 and over can apply directly […]

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UK Bank Closes Christian Ministry’s Account

UK bank closes Christian ministry’s account, according to Christian Concern 24 July 2020.  Barclays Bank is closing the account Core Issues Trust, a Christian counselling service. The bank has informed them that their account will be closed in September.  Core Issues Trust (CIT) provides “help for people who who want to move away from same-sex […]

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Stone Tools

Undersea Aussie Aboriginal Artefacts

Undersea Aussie aboriginal artefacts found, according to reports in ABC News, The Conversation and James Cook University News 2 July 2020, and PLOS ONE 1 July 2020, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0233912.  Archaeologists have found hundreds of stone tools and grinding stones at two sites on the seabed near the Dampier Archipelago, off the northwest coast of Western […]

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Detect Any Press Bias?

Do you detect any bias in this newspaper report? “An elite Brisbane private school has bowed to pressure and dropped a sex-education book that suggests God hates homosexuals, gay people can “successfully” change to heterosexual, and people with ambiguous genitalia are “freaks”.  Following Courier-Mail coverage that exposed the offensive book used in Year 10 religion […]

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City Trees

Urban Trees Prevent Deaths

Urban trees prevent deaths, claim scientists, according to ScienceDaily 16 June 2020 and The Lancet Planetary Health, vol. 4, April 2020, doi: 10.1016/S2542-5196(20)30058-9. Researchers in Philadelphia, USA, have used a method named Greenspace-Health Impact Assessment to estimate the effect of increasing the tree canopy area within the city. The method estimates the number of preventable […]

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Masters and Slaves Must Go

Masters and slaves must go, according to BBC News 15 June 2020. The software development hub GitHub wants its users to stop using the terms “master” and “slave”, when referring to software systems where one system controls other copies or processes. According to the BBC “The years-old campaign to replace such terms has been given […]

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Ghosts Linked Human Ancestors

Ghosts linked human ancestors, according reports in BBC News 14 February 2020, Science (AAAS) News 20 February 2020, and Science Advances 12 February 2020, 10.1126/sciadv.aax5097, and Science Advances 20 February 2020, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aay5483. The genome revolution of the last two decades has enabled scientists to analyse whole genomes of people from many living human populations. […]

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coronavirus

Containing the Coronavirus

Containing the coronavirus is proving to be difficult in spite of efforts by some governments and health authorities.  This newly found virus, officially designated “2019-nCoV” is similar to two previously known deadly coronaviruses – SARS and MERS.  Here is the testimony of one of our colleagues from a SARS outbreak.  “All passengers from the affected […]

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Non-Binary

Non-Binary a Psychologically Harmful Legal Fiction

The first person to legally have his gender recorded as neither male nor female goes back to living as a man, declaring the classification ‘Non-Binary’ is a “Psychologically Harmful Legal Fiction” according to articles in Christian Post 1 January 2020, PJ Media 16 January 2020 and The Christian Institute 17 January 2020.  James Shupe began […]

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