Tag Archives: Life and death

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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Ye cold advisers of yet colder kings

It could not have happened at any other time. It is almost as if Shelley had returned to us from the depths of the Mediterranean Sea and the wreckage of his boat. He was only eighteen years old when he … Continue reading

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Let the Mayhem begin, just as long as it doesn’t affect me!

Click on the image for an enlargement and the details of this horror. I often read alternative news sites to try to get a different slant on what’s going on in the world. I naturally look for signs of hope, … Continue reading

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Lenten Asceticism

People are free to do what they feel to be best, but we were warned by the Gospel of Ash Wednesday – keep it to yourselves and don’t broadcast that you are being holier than thou! Christ is most categorical … Continue reading

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In the Midst of Life…

Something quite scary happened to me this morning. I woke up at about 5am needing to go to the bathroom. About two steps from the bed, my head reeled and my legs gave way under me – I had collapsed. … Continue reading

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Capital Punishment

My reflections continue on this theme of human evil and goodness, and everything in between. I come to the subject to the way the law in some countries deals with a criminal considered as to be so evil as to … Continue reading

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