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Countering Xenophobia, London Pro-Refugee Demonstration Looks to be Huge

On Saturday, September 12, a rally will be held in London to show support for refugees escaping conflict and arriving in Europe.

Two days ago, 30,000 people were expected to attend.

By yesterday, the count of registered attendees reached 62,000.

This morning, as I began writing this post, 80,000 people had committed to attend the […]

St. Paul’s Charge To The Weary

Those seeking to lay their heavy burden down at St. Paul’s are required to pay an entry fee of 18 pounds first. […]

Greenpeace Activists Climb Europe’s Tallest Building To Protest Arctic Oil Drilling

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 […]

Another Nail in the Coffin of the Anti-Gay Jesus Weather Hypothesis

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 […]

The Largest Gathering Of Witches EVER, Guess Where?

Reframe your conception of witchcraft for modern times with WitchFest, at a Croydon, South London convention center. […]

Protesting The Pope

Pope Benedict XVI doesn’t seem to be in a mood to listen. Who could hear the humansists’ protest, then, and listen? […]

London’s New Motto

On every street in the center of town there are multiple cameras aimed in multiple directions, making it impossible to have a moment of privacy. […]

Cafeteria Christianity

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. […]

Muscle Through London

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. […]

Tamil Protesters Wander Away In London

Memo to the Tamil protest movement: You’re never going to get a cease fire if you cease protests. […]

What Are Tamils Protesting For?

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. […]