Book and Symbols

Scientists’ Balderdash Beats Gurus

An international team of researchers have conducted a survey to see whether people have higher regard for statements made by scientists compared with spiritual leaders, even if the people don’t understand what has been stated.  To do this they presented people with apparently erudite statements that were really nonsense generated by a computer algorithm that […]

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Earth Atmosphere

Black Box to Record Humanity’s End

Researchers at University of Tasmania and Clemenger BBDO are planning to build a Black Box that will record data from environment (e.g. sea temperatures, CO2 levels), human activity (e.g. land use, population) along with media reports on events such as climate conferences. They are using the term Black Box in the same sense as a […]

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Graveyard Shadows

Aging and Death Inevitable

Aging and death inevitable, claim scientists, according to reports in ScienceDaily and University of South Denmark (SDU) News 16 June 2021 and Nature Communications 16 June 2021, doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-23894-3. A large international team of scientists has analysed data on patterns of births and deaths from nine human populations and 30 primate (gorillas, chimps, baboons, etc.) […]

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Mouse Plague Madness, Editorial 19 May 2021

Editorial by John Mackay Mouse plague madness from ultra-greenies claiming mice have rights so don’t kill them, despite the mouse plague downunder at present. Aleesha Naxakis, a media officer for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), is demanding farmers don’t kill the rodents running rampant in regional areas as she urges farmers to […]

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Australia’s Christian Heritage to Go From Schools

Australia’s Christian heritage to go from schools, according to recommendations of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) released 29 April 2021. A review of the content of school subjects including History and Civics and Citizenship has recommended school students no longer be taught Australia has a Christian heritage. There will be more emphasis […]

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Cracked

Cracked Cosmology Says We Shouldn’t Exist

Cracked cosmology says we shouldn’t exist, according to an article in BBC Science Focus 16 January 2021, entitled “The cracks in cosmology: Why our Universe doesn’t add up”. Science writer and former radio astronomer, Marcus Chown reports there are serious problems with the Big Bang theory. Chown writes “the basic Big Bang picture requires a […]

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Gender, Lies and Truth, Editorial 16 September 2020

Editorial by John MackayIn 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 believe […]

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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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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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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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