Category: Minor Arcana
Discharging Gods on the High Seas.
“Protestants like to be good and have invented theology in order to keep themselves so. Catholics like to be bad and have invented theology in order to keep their neighbours good” , Bertrand Russell, “On Catholic and Protestant Skeptics” Why I am not a Christian. If you know me at all, you probably know I…
Things I miss about fiction.
It’s been years since I read fiction seriously- not as a fly-by night affair punctuating ‘real reading’ but fully awake, pencil in hand. The novel is Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall, set in Tudor England, focused on the ascendancy of Thomas Cromwell, the minister who got Henry VIII his first divorce (and lost his life after…