Tag Archives: Life and death

Rapture?

The junk-religion merchants, especially on YouTube, are at it again. This time, they are proclaiming the end of the world and the “rapture” for 18th April, only five days from now. The Americans are rattling the sabre against the Syrians … Continue reading

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Holy Week

We arrive at Tuesday of Holy Week. It seemed odd to celebrate the Annunciation yesterday as the Use of Sarum allows. I have already posted on this subject, and wondered whether I should defer the Annunciation to after the Octave … Continue reading

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Hannibal Dawkins?

Dawkins Wants to Eat Human ‘Meat’. We shouldn’t get carried away by our cinema-aided imagination and see him as a latter-day Hannibal Lecter or Albert Fish who ate children in the 1930’s and was dealt with by the law. At … Continue reading

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The Post-Modern Prometheus

My mind has been bothered somewhat over the last few days by some of these “hot-button” issues, and as always, I seek the roots of the malaise. One of the most powerful and accessible articles I have seen recently is … Continue reading

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Euthanasia

I came across this video this morning on YouTube. The video is centred on two persons wishing to die, an old lady in good physical and mental health who could not get over her grief on losing her daughter, and … Continue reading

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Hanged by the neck until dead

There is a discussion on capital punishment on The hanging judge… and Death, part two… I think I have discussed this moral problem to an extent on this blog. Just type keywords into the search box, or look at the … Continue reading

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Ars moriendi

There are some fine autumn thoughts on Rad Trad‘s blog in I’m Going to Die. He reassures us that he hasn’t been diagnosed with cancer or anything like that. However, he is right, whether it is cancer, a heart attack, … Continue reading

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