Embryo research may be banned

Embryo research may be banned accross Europe. According to a Labour MEP: "'It is wrong for the European Parliament to be used to impose one ethical view on the whole of Europe. Europe can't be run as if it were a single state with a religious consensus. There is no ethical consensus in Europe.' "This reminds me of a discussion I heard on the radio recently about stopping couples from choosing the sex of their childs baby. The discussion assumed that what was right and wrong equalled what … [Read more...]

Unwanted embryos

Yahoo! News reports that "400,000 human embryos remain frozen in U.S. fertility clinics." and that embryo donation so that unwanted embryos can be used by others is now possible. If we really believe that life begins at conception, then this treatment of 400,000 human beings is surely one of the biggest unseen ethical crises of this century. … [Read more...]

Chopstick removed from patients eye

Like this happens every day, NOT!: "'I really didn't know there was a chopstick in my eye,' Ng said. 'I am feeling better now.'" … [Read more...]

Relevant preaching

Reverend Mike's statement: "sermons should be written with the Bible in one hand and a newspaper in the other! " is so true. Perhaps these days its a blog in the other hand tho! … [Read more...]

British parents set to lose right to smack children

The Guardian reports that although "Three-quarters of parents in one Department of Health survey admitted they had hit their children" efforts to ban this ancient practice of child discipline have resurfaced in parliament. … [Read more...]

blogger comments

blogger comments have now been implemented on this site thanks to 'Comment This'. Any abuse and I will just disable them!!! It is with great fear and trepidation that I open up this blog for public comment! … [Read more...]

Work is hard on marriage

Working with those of the opposite sex can lead to divorceStating the obvious, an 'expert' quotes a businessman as saying: "'I believe a sort of euphoria and infatuation takes place between some people who work closely together,' says the consultant. 'What starts out as a co-worker relationship develops into a friendship, then a deep friendship, and then into a relationship. In my wife's case, work led to business lunches. Business lunches led to 'nonbusiness' lunches and then to 'happy hours.' … [Read more...]

7 Brides for 7 brothers

Committment may be in short supply elsewhere but not in this family. 7 Brothers, their father and 8 brides have between them had 433 years of wedded bliss A few people today could do with reading this. … [Read more...]

Dangerous upbringing

Jons Journal reports: "According to today's regulators and bureaucrats, those of us who were kids in the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's probably shouldn't have survived. Our baby cots were covered with brightly coloured lead-based paint, which was promptly chewed and licked. We had no childproof lids on medicine bottles, or latches on doors or cabinets and it was fine to play with pans. When we rode our bikes, we wore no helmets, just flip flops and fluorescent 'clackers' on our wheels. As children, … [Read more...]

The Blogdom of God

If, like me, you like blogs but havent got an aggregator on you machine this web based Christian blog aggregator is for you. It is a one stop place to read new updates on Christian blogs.Anyone with an xml feed can ask to be added to the Blogdom of God by emailing me. Read it, link to it, and enjoy the Christian blogosphere. … [Read more...]

undercover carer

A top journalist got to see how the other half lives by being an undercover carer. A Carers diary states: "I see people who should be comfortable in their own homes, who actually are lonely and isolated and anxious because they don't know who's going to turn up, whether they're going know what they're doing or when they're going to turn up. There's anxiety, stress and a loss of dignity and I just don't think that people deserve that at the end of their lives. " … [Read more...]

A Bloggers tale

Over at Patriot Paradox there is a challenge: Take thi paragraph to your blog, linking to my post and the first paragraph, of course, and expand on it. Then someone will link to your post and mine and continue on, a paragraph at a time, to see what shape the story takes. The paragraph: It was a dark and stormy night. Having just finished the newspaper, Jake walks back to his desk and takes a seat behind it. He turns to look out the window. Lightning dances across the horizon, and lights up his … [Read more...]


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