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Entries by David Horton from 05/2007

The whole heaven

| Posted 05.03.2007 | Politics
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I increasingly think my writing is somewhat futile. The threat from climate change is now a certainty, and writing blogs, or books, seems a bit like s...

On Your Bicycle

| Posted 05.07.2007 | Politics
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When I was a boy my two friends and I were fascinated, like all boys, with car engines. We read stories and watched films where brave men in clean ove...

Denier, denier, world's on fire

| Posted 05.10.2007 | Huffington Post

The Iraq denialists and the climate change denialists are increasingly identical in their outputs. Have always been similar, not least because they we...

No Logos

| Posted 05.14.2007 | Politics
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I think the time has come to get rid of theology departments from universities. Theology is a fake. Like Scientology, it is an activity appropriating...

Game over

| Posted 05.17.2007 | Politics
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Probably happened after the Greeks and Persians had finished hacking each other to pieces. Certainly happened after the English archers had destroyed...

Brave old world

| Posted 05.21.2007 | Entertainment
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Let us imagine, you and I, gentle reader, that the evangelicals have triumphed, and that the teaching of evolution is banned in schools, and all books...

Bakers Oven 5

| Posted 05.24.2007 | Politics
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Read Slaughterhouse 5 again the other day, in homage to the great man. Two things struck me like a plane hitting Sugarbush Mountain. When I first read...

Home fires burning

| Posted 05.29.2007 | Politics
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All of the western countries fighting Germany and Japan in the Second World War realized that they needed to go on a war footing to meet the enormous ...

Digging Up Fossils

| Posted 05.31.2007 | Politics
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The parties of the left are the young at heart who are flexible minded, educated, and are always right; the conservative parties are the stick in the mud, old in mind who are always wrong.