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Time to assess the world today

2017 is the year to understand why we are in a crisis around the world - we must start with the past. Democracy although semi...

Religion or man…one of them sucks

I viewed  on TV an interview with the religious leader of HAMAS in Gaza. It is no surprise that when asked why Muslims killed old...

Why is the Bible called the Bible?

Moses was responsible for the book called The Torah which means The Law. Many other books written by learned Jews were added over the years. It...

War! what is it good for – I remember it well

Looking at the reports from Syria, brings back memories from when I was a child. Seeing the children being taken away from their homes. The...

The Great Divide – the ‘Haves’ and ‘Have-Nots’

When I was a lad I could not wait to leave school and start work, earn money, buy clothes, buy smokes and start going out...

Sodom and Gomorrah

I'm getting older , but I still remember times past...a time of monsters. Dictators like Joseph Stalin, Saddam Hussein, Colonel Gadalfi, Idi Amin and Adolf Hitler...

A toilet was going to be built by remains of King

In the UK, they have discovered the remains of the last English King who died in battle. English slang for a 'poo' is 'Richard the...

A touch of Australian history

This is an Australian story, but it starts in Spain. Two young, well educated men lived in Spain six hundred years ago. Francis and Ignatius...

Is the 21st December 2012 Armageddon Day?

Predictions for the end of the world on the 21st of December 2012 are to a historian really unlikely. We base our predictions on...

Gay marriage may be bad for future eventualities

I was intrigued by the news this week when the view was introduced, that Gay marriage spelled disaster for Australia. In 1962 the gay population...

Can history repeat itself?

It is exactly eleven years ago when the twin towers in New York were subjected to a dreadful terrorist attack and 9/11 will always...

Whose fault is it?

After years of study and living history of the past hundred years, I have finally worked out why we are in such a bad...

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