The Shard, at over 300 meters tall, is the highest standing skyscraper in all of Europe. It’s also the home of Shell Oil’s headquarters in Britain. The combination of these factors led six activists associated with Greenpeace to climb the tower, without permission, as a dramatic protest against drilling for oil in the Arctic. They [...]
Number of prominent Christian pastors who insist that deadly weather disasters are the means by which Jesus shows his hatred for gay people loving judgment against same-sex marriage: at least six.
Date of the UK House of Commons’ vote to legalize same-sex marriage: May 21 2013
Weather disasters over the United Kingdom on May 21 [...]
Reframe your conception of witchcraft for modern times with WitchFest, at a Croydon, South London convention center. [...]
Pope Benedict XVI doesn’t seem to be in a mood to listen. Who could hear the humansists’ protest, then, and listen? [...]
The choice between the authoritarian meal and the meal of free conscience was represented in my experience of different churches as I went walking through London last week. [...]
I discovered that moving between places was the key to a meaningful stay in London for me. That meant using the Underground when I was dog tired, but not zipping from destination to destination in a motorized way. [...]
Memo to the Tamil protest movement: You’re never going to get a cease fire if you cease protests. [...]
My sympathy for the protest in London ends when demonstrators use the attention gained by other people’s suffering to bring glory to the cause of violence. [...]
What this photograph shows to me is that there is a lot of room for the greening of our world’s cities. [...]
“Frankly, I don’t like him. I feel like he is an elitist.”
— Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild, of the Ascott House Estate of Buckinghamshire, England, referring to Barack Obama. The Lady de Rothschild endorsed John McCain today as the rightful protector of her interests.
Tee hee hee.