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The Vilification of English Language Schools

The vitriolic, despicable treatment of the founders of Abbey College, forced by way of punitive immigration policies and a failing economy to close its doors last Friday, is nowhere more apparent than in the press, with such a slanted piece as www.independent.ie/education/latest-news/they-are-robbers-they-stole-my-money-i-want-my-euro2300-backbut-i-dont-know-what-i-can-do-2842849.html.

Fiona Ellis writes well, and is normally on the side of reason and rationality. This surprised me, therefore: http://www.independent.ie/national-news/company-had-over-euro200000-in-bank-just-six-months-ago-2842852.html.

In this piece, she refers, or at least sanctions a reference made by her co-author, to ‘lower-level academic language schools’. What can she possibly mean?

At least one chap working for a struggling School had the balls to bounce back a few of the pieces of despicably received wisdom here: http://www.independent.ie/opinion/letters/time-limits-unfair-to-overseas-students-2842827.html.

He’s wrong in asserting that there has to be a degree programme at the end of an English course prescribed by immigration, but he’s entirely right that Ireland is making itself look a dick in the wider world because of its uncertain and frankly racist-seeming immigration policies.

The Irish press have been contemptible in demonizing a couple of people who originally tried to do some educational good. I for one stand by Abbey College’s owners and wish them all the best (though the P45s through a courier was possibly ill-inconceived, when one is looking at destitution, normal behaviour is surely not to be much in evidence).

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Papal Anuncio – Departuro Anunciado

The papal nuncio has been ‘re-assigned’ to the Czech Republic, not before our learning that he must give verdict on the Coyne report despite this pathetic duck’s move to a’l'orange, and what perplexes me is this: why didn’t we kick the twat back to the Holy See ourselves, before the sorry catholic cult regrouped and found an exit for the useless bastard themselves?

Do we not routinely kick out ambassadors who have failed to meet our own country’s minimum standards? Of course we do. It is not the Vatican who should have been calling the shots here. It should have been we who expelled with immediate effect the useless and charlatan Leanza.

A huge step has been taken by this disgustingly empoped nation, though, towards eradicating itself of the religious connection that has for too many years made us a laughing stock. No big fan before, but now rather supportive, on this issue at least, of Enda Kenny. Good on the fellow. For once.

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The Suicide of Fianna Fail

Brian Cowen is a cunt. He’s surrounded by cunts. So far, so uncontroversial, so sombre. And yet cunts who – laughably – voted to place – here’s where my laughter begins, along with my criticism – ‘confidence’ (has this word acquired a new meaning by way of Google, perhaps, with its ‘come hither, for I have questionable data for you’ winking way?) in the biggest, most blameworthy, most insouciant-seeming cunt of the lot of them. Well, hooray. At last they’re in tune with the nation’s preference for them all to jump off a cliff, for the cunts have sealed their own deserved demise, as usual without having the foggiest notion of what they’re up to. But there’s a sinister element lurking, a predator, with feet of clay, who may think that his failure to secure leadership this time round will be corrected shortly. Michael Martin, that nauseatingly inept and puritanical showman, has not yet been eradicated. Some may think he’s great – evidence, please. Others may think he’s a bit of a cunt. Evidence, please. For me, he’s an uber-cunt, and I’ve got my evidence ready for you here.

Fianna Fail will be at an end in a few months’ time, no doubt about that, but the horrible notion is that Micheal Martin will be at its head, with still enough support to have a convincing say in the Dail. It matters if he gets in or not.

Martin is to be resisted at all costs, and not only for home-grown reasons, such as taking away my fucking right to give some other lucky fucker a bit of my paid-for tobacco by way of my exhalation in a pub. He is the first Western foreign minister to have entered Gaza after Hamas take-over in 2007. He was shown around the various hospitals, schools and public offices on show to overseas dignitaries and was utterly taken in by the charade. He clearly didn’t notice, or was deliberately kept away from examples of, just how fat the population seemed to be, coming in at 7th place in the WHO scale of obesity-threatened nations. He clearly had no idea, despite being a fervent leftist, of the Potemkin village notion, and therefore of the way in which it can be reversed for equally pernicious propagandizing aims, or simply wished to tuck it under his mental rug and forget about it.

This is a report of what this man – a Minister, who is supposed to be in the know, and possible future leader of one of Ireland’s key parties – said:

http://www.rte.ie/news/2010/0305/gaza.html

The words of a wilfully hoodwinked man or simply a hoodwinked man? The man in my opinion refused to see, shutting hands over ears, closing his eyes in the most child-like way, refusing to see what would have been patently clear to anyone without Martin’s leftist pathology.

He saw what he wanted to see. And hence saw everything wrong with Israel. I don’t know if that is flat-out anti-semitism, or simply a malignant form of uber-liberalism, but neither is good or healthy, betrayals as both are to our innate human decency and solidarity. The former has darker implications which, if identified as such, deserves and requires a beating of the cunt of biblical proportions from as many godless creatures as can manage it.

There was in any case a robust response to Michael Martin, which I think is brilliant, to which the pretender to the Dail Eireann throne made not ONE reply or response.

Here it is: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-harris/dear-irish-foreign-minist_b_528593.html

This wasn’t from some very angry, very right unknown little pissant; it was from a senior associate of St Antony’s College, Oxford (not one of the bullshit fake theological colleges which have stolen Oxford’s name).

Despite knowing all of the despicable agendas against which Israel must 24/7/365 fight, the bastard Martin STILL supported the Rachel Corrie’s ignorant, trouble-making, self-seeking mission and demanded that Israel let it pass and deliver its unchecked cargo direct into Gaza.

The fucker is clueless and didn’t deserve to be a foreign minister and doesn’t deserve to be leader of any party but the Mad Hatter’s. But watch this space. I fear we’ll be hearing from the cunt again.

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Flotilla and Islam – strewn wreckage or not?

Israel and its IDF gave ample warning to the 800-person strong ‘flotilla’ not to trespass into governed waters and offered to transmit any ‘humanitarian aid’ via its own usual routes for transporting the usual huge quantities of fuel, food, water and medicines provided by Israel on a daily basis to Gaza.
While the flotilla, a PR exercise sponsored by Hamas, Islamic Jihad and Al Qaeda, continued to ignore Israel’s warnings and its offers of assistance, it moved ever more towards its target and so brought on itself the proper defence against this potential threat the protecting forces of the state of Israel.
The cry of ‘Khaibar’ was heard raised against the defending Israili commandos, so signifying the truest adherence to the 7th century cry of the alleged Muhammed, whose rallying ‘Khaibar’ presaged the genocide of the final living populace of Jews alive in Arabia.
Israel is the only secular democracy extant in the Middle East, where you can choose between going to an opera or to a strip-joint. The countries which orbit this tiny globe of secular sanity are intent, in their Islamic insanity, and in their paucity of pleasure, entertainment, freedom of expression and thought, on eradicating Israel from the face of the planet, bound up as all their despicable religious expressions are with unfathomable levels of anti-semitism.
It seems that Israel is the only country on the face of the planet which is not granted an automatic right to defend itself. The despicable doctrine from which all anti-semitism has spewed, so placing Israel in its typically internationally bullied state, is the worst man-made religion of them all, Islam.
The media’s global condemnation of Israel over the last 48 hours is an absolute disgrace and underscores a hugely shameful lacuna in awareness of the true face of Islam.

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Beware Islamisation

A few days ago, I was asked by a colleague what I made of the overturning of the ban on Geert Wilders’ entrance to the UK for accepting an invitation to show his film ‘Fitna’ before the House of Lords. He asked if it was really ok that the ban should have been lifted on the man.

Before I offer my reply, take a look at what all the fuss is about. Make sure you’ve a stern enough stomach to watch this.

http://file.wikileaks.org/file/fitna-flash-video/index.html (The film comes and goes, depending on the stomach of the hoster, so be prepared to hunt around for your turn at savouring a moment of free expression and speech, uncensored, if this link doesn’t work.)

Never one to use one word where two might hammer home a particular point, I answered:

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Of course the ban should have been lifted, just as it should never have been imposed in the first place eight months before.

The reasons given for the ban relied on wilful misrepresentation of ECHR law, as Jacqui Smith pursued her fearful road of capitulation to the Islamist maniacs in her midst, which law purported to show that Wilders exposed himself to restriction of freedom of speech on ‘national security’ grounds. It didn’t wash (the underlying application of law seems to have been faulty) as the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal has now found.

The Government’s capitulation, in effecting this ban, to Jihadist violence – such violence as was threatened by Lord ‘still driving?’ Ahmed in terms of his promise to mobilise 10,000 Muslims to protest Wilders’ entrance – was far from this country’s finest hour. For not only did it do away in one unprecedentedly cowardly swoop with the notions of freedom of speech and freedom of expression, it also horribly showed up the latent bigotry of the Government, a bigotry far more sinister than the bias some ignoramuses incomprehensibly find in Wilders’ film. For the Government’s decision was predicated on the perception that Muslims as a whole would be offended by Wilders’ film such that violence would necessarily ensue, therefore immediately granting that all Muslims are in fact represented by the most extreme, unreasonable and fanatically intolerant and vocal Muslims in the UK.

Ironically, such bias worked precisely for and not against the welcome granted by the UK to Ijaz Mian, a fanatical Muslim preacher to whom no banning or censure was offered by the Government when he said:

‘You cannot accept the rule of the kaffir. We have to rule ourselves and we have to
rule the others… King, Queen, House of Commons: if you accept it, you are a
part of it. If you don’t accept it, you have to dismantle it. So you being a
Muslim, you have to fix a target. From that White House to this Black House, we
know we have to dismantle it. Muslims must grow in strength, then take over…
You are in a situation in which you have to live like a state-within-a-state -
until you take over.’

The banning of Wilders was, I think, not only a dark day for freedom of expression but an enormous condescension and insult to Muslims in general, who were despicably considered by the Government to be incapable of controlling themselves and of thinking for themselves. The British Government simply endorsed the entirety of Wilders’ filmic proposition by doing worse than ever Wilders had done in his attempt to show, correctly, the canonical basis of Islamic violence – they simply lumped all Muslims together and genu-jerked fearfully at their imaginings of collective and potentially deliberately imposed Muslim mayhem. By banning entry to the UK of the potential victim of this mayhem and violence, who was miscast as its potential instigator, a serious second offence, encompassing sheer cowardice and insult against liberal and enlightened values, was contemptibly committed.

If it had been the case that Muslims were considered by Smith and her cohorts to be ‘genuine, present and sufficiently serious threat’ as to require Wilders to stay away, then the Government may have been on to something at least arguable and honest. As it is, these quoted words refer not to the Muslims feared to be capable of violence, but to Wilders himself, in a letter sent to him by Irving Jones, under the aegis of the Home Office. I submit that the twisted logic of this is very hard to follow.

In such a circumstance, it becomes even more important to listen to the one person who wishes to speak. Christopher Hitchens correctly says that it is not only a question of that individual’s right to speak, but of our right to listen. As I consider the Wilders case, and his despicable treatment at the hands of a scared and integrity-lacking Government, I can’t help remembering a passage on the Danish cartoon fiasco of 2006 from a splendid book called ‘The Fall Out’ by Andrew Anthony, a British columnist and author, which I hope you don’t mind my quoting:

‘[A]s British liberals raced to point the finger of blame at Denmark, Islamists took to the streets of London in protest at the cartoons that had never been published in this country. Standing outside the Danish Embassy, they held up placards with such legends as ‘Butcher those who mock Islam’, ‘ Behead the one who insults the Prophet’ and ‘Britain you will pay, 7/7 is on its way.’ Despite the incitement to violence and murder, no arrests were made at the demonstration. ‘Those gathered were well natured and in the main compliant with police requests,’ said a Metropolitan Police statement. A few weeks later I would watch as a group of six or seven senior police officers agreed on the urgent need to arrest a solitary man holding up an image of one of the cartoons at a demonstration in favour of freedom of expression. The man, an Iranian refugee from religious tyranny, was in good spirits and completely unthreatening but he was swiftly hauled off by several policemen’.

Whatever one may think of Wilders’ wish to see Islamification of his own country be abolished and restored not by overtly secular tenets but by a curious and in my opinion wrongheaded notion of ‘Christian values’; whatever one may think of Wilders’ call to ban the Koran in his own country, which is maintained by his supporters to be a call simply for an equally applied hand in circumstances where ‘Mein Kampf’ is banned, and which is used by his detractors as a ‘Gotcha!’ accusation of freedom of speech hypocrisy; one may in some sense compare him – given his lack of criminality, given his general courtesy and given his wish simply to speak before an audience which invited him to do so in the House of Lords – to the lonely Iranian taking a stand against the forces ranged against freedom of expression and democracy.

Both suffered at the hands of a cowardly, capitulating Government, hatefully appeasing to both Islam and Muslims, a premiership which is supposed to protect rather than threaten the very values of free expression both Wilders and our mysterious Iranian endorsed and publicly promoted.

This was the first time that an elected politician from another member state of the EU had ever been denied access to Britain and the date of its imposition should be committed to memory as an example of just how fragile our hard-won rights to freedom of expression really are. I propose a few moments on the 10th February spent each year remembering quite how the British Government shamed and dishonoured our difficultly acquired, enlightened rights of freedom of speech and expression, so to ensure that we value them all the more.
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I trust any and all readers agree.

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Check it out: between 37 and 52 percent of Muslims residing in the state want Shariah law to be imposed on us all.

Fort Hood is an example of quite how fundamentalist Islam can sneak beneath the radar, be granted all the rights a multicultural society thinks are necessary to be PC, and then destruct a major (no pun intented) part of the society which saw fit to welcome its wannabe nemesis into its midst.

Take a look at this, if you think there’s nothing much to worry about, even in Ireland:

http://www.snagfilms.com/films/title/the_third_jihad/

I sent this, expecting no reply and of course getting none:

Dr Jasser

 Your film was devastating: informative as it was terrifying. Congratulations on presenting this film such that small individuals like me can see it.

 It is often held that Islam is incapable of going through a reformation in the way that Christianity did, because its canonical dictates are that it is the final and unalterable revelation.

 I have read the Koran and the Hadith. Once the belligerent, bellicose, kuffar-attacking parts of the Koran are excised, there seems to be little left. May I please have an answer from you as to precisely what kind of Muslim you are. Do you still rate Muhammed as the perfect example of humankind? Once the most aggressive parts of the Koran are excised, may I ask what remains to believe in?

 In order for you to follow this religion, quite what is it that retains your adherence?

 I am genuinely puzzled as to how you can make of a despicably aggressive document – the Koran, as I’ve read it – a benign, life-embracing, loving way of seeing it. There really seems to be little left.

Styrer

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Let’s not forget quite what an apostate Muslim, living under constant guard, because the crime of Islamic apostasy is death, had to say about this:

http://www.centerforinquiry.net/news/cfi_releases_statement_from_ibn_warraq_in_response_to_fort_hood_tragedy/

What is absolutely unbelievable is that there are still those who promote the vacuous nonsense that Muslim terrorism lies in some dispute about political advantage, or that those crying ‘Alahu Akhbar’ before they blow up countless innocents along with their vile selves actually have any geo-political concerns whatsoever. Until it is understood that the fuckers whose morality has been entirely corrupted by the Koran and the Hadith such that they want to fight their beloved texts’ enforced war of jihad and martydom against the kuffar – regardless of geo-political aims and against all of us little non-believing pissants in Ireland – then we’re never going to understand, let alone be able to combat, the evil in our midst.

I refer you to one of the best video clips I’ve ever come across to get across this point.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6V_KiPlZYYQ

It’s Christopher Hitchens, and I suspect he needs no introduction to any who actually know a little about what’s fucking going on out there.

The average of 37 and 52 is 44.5 percent. This is far, far too much. How the fuck have we let this maniacal element grow in our midst? It is a fucking disgrace.

Styrer

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Metaphorical Madness

02/10/2009

By Styrer

(No fictional baths, dogs or cats were harmed in any way in the angry typing away of this piece.)

Don’t berate me just yet as an environmentally-unfriendly tosspot, but yesterday instead of my usual shower, I had a bath. I had some time to kill and so I simply watched the bath filling from the single tap, checking every now and then to make sure that the hot and cold streams were mixing nicely. Just for me.

I was suddenly struck by a mildly interesting impression. Thinking of the two streams coming together to make a comfortably warming third, I imagined the hundreds of miles of unseen piping required to permit little old me to wet his toes. Just for me.

During this utterly idle couple of minutes, by some metaphorical co-incidence I remembered the pathetically straw-clutching and risible story of Francis Collins, Director of the Human Genome Project, and now NIH director of the US, falling to his knees in theistic ecstasy before the wondrous sight in the Cascade Mountains of…a big frozen waterfall, divided into three separate streams. This peculiar fellow accepted Jesus on the spot because of what he’d seen and what he thought had been given by this sight to him. Just for him.

As various unsympathetic phrases popped into my head as I thought about this, I thought I’d have a bash at generating a little more empathy than usual for theists, at least for this particular world-renowned scientist. Not having a frozen waterfall to gaze upon just at that moment, I had a good old stare at the stream of water filling my bath (admittedly only two streams, but surely I could push a third in there, for the sake of an empathetic match-up with Collins if not also for the sake of this piece), imagining the two streams coming together to create a third and thinking ‘this should do the job’. More staring.

Perhaps it wasn’t working because it wasn’t grand enough, perhaps not ‘natural’ enough. But what of all that ingenuity, skill, time and effort, all that financial and collaborative commitment that had gone into getting this water to me? Was this not just as impressive as a big old waterfall, admittedly frozen, simply doing what waterfalls tend to do? Perhaps if I had dragged in a couple of shrubs to green things up a bit, I’d have felt something akin to Collins’ own curious experience.

If you are finding the metaphorical link I’ve made between my ablutionary non-revelation and Collin’s theistic epiphany unconvincing, then I’m happy to take it on the chin as an illustration of my point. For what can be more unconvincing, more absolutely smothered with inanity than Collins’ own metaphorical linking of a waterfall and the supposed realisation of the truth of one incoherent and vacuous doctrine (the Trinity) from one particular slavish and dignity-denying belief system (the Catholic Church/Cult)?

It is theistically-inflicted casualties flagrantly abusing their innate capacity for the metaphorical, rather than those of us who properly engage with and enjoy for themselves their metaphorical and rational capacities, who laughably create the warm fuzzies which lead seemingly inexorably to the assured assumption that a deity considers them to be the very centre of existence. Must we commit our brains’ capacity for metaphor, in this case, to the sinbin of irrationality against which there is consensus that it is highly advisable to fight?

Not at all. It is my contention that this noble part of us – the metaphorical capacity – has been wantonly and indecently usurped by theist and superstitious supernaturalist alike, such that it is now of supreme importance – as Christopher Hitchens wisely noted that he could have done more of in his theistic encounters up till last year – to wrest back the numinous from the belittling minds of the faithful and reclaim it, together with our concomitant gift for metaphor, as the ennobling, beautiful, and ultimately rational phenomenon that has its rightful place in humankind’s awe-inspiring array of talents.  If theists were actually any good at this whole metaphorical game, then it might not be quite as bad as I’ve suggested, but they really are, when it comes to their religious interpretations, just so stunningly bad at it. There are different interpretations of metaphor, of course, but at least one – cognitive metaphor – supports my point here in its holding that metaphor is not only a mode of language, of linguistic usage, but a mode of thought. If this is true then theists everywhere should consider thinking a good deal more about the enormous disservice they are doing both themselves and the rest of us by selling out so promiscuously this worthy capacity we all possess. Frances Collins, and all the multiple ignorant cunts who promoted this Santa Clause-level believing eejit, should be properly ashamed of themselves, at the end of it all, with Collins particularly required to say: ‘Yes! I’ve become a wanker and so I can no longer be the representative of all of science in the US, the most powerful nation on the planet! I must recuse myself immediately. For I like metaphors more than evidence!’

Next week: why cats and dogs don’t actually cause multiple concussions when it’s raining heavily

Styrer

 

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Sliding Scale or Slippery Slope?

In light of the country-demeaning, progressing-defying and hell-bent reason denying signing into law by way of the greatest Cunt in Ireland, Dermot Ahern, I offer some thoughts on reason Versus unreason. Sorry it’s long.

George Pitcher, Religion Editor of the UK’s The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph, recently wrote in his blog: ‘So much of human life is irrational, but a central tenet of the secularist faith is that if it’s irrational then it can’t be allowed to exist.’

An epic fail, and not only because of the reference to a secularist ‘faith’ (faithoholics employing terms from their own sphere to denigrate atheists always tickles me, as they unwittingly and laughably express suspicion and criticism of those very terms on which their own daft claims to veracity lie). But Pitcher’s repetition of the tired, trite and unfounded charge that secularists are hell-bent on eradicating irrationality in all its forms is a useful reminder of the moronically blinkered response theists often regurgitate in the face of any challenge from atheists to their unevidenced beliefs.

There is a sliding scale of irrationality, between benign and delightful unevidenced beliefs on the one, Santa Clausian hand and unevidenced, anti-human and murderous religions, topped by a huge margin by Islam, on the other. The tooth fairy story is an entirely irrational belief but is delimited in precisely the same way as are many children’s experiences of ‘imaginary friends.’ Kids simply grow up and are highly unlikely to take up dentally-invoked jihad as a consequence.

But there is a panoply of irrationality between these extremes, not only religious in nature, and it is with the crucial notion of harm, both physical and psychological, caused to others that Pitcher’s words can begin to shed their mendacious duplicity and take on a real point of substance with which any secularist and atheist should be happy to agree.

Witness, on what at first may seem a harmless enough part of this vast spectrum of unreason, the case of the distinguished science writer Simon Singh, sued by the British Chiropractic Association for exposing their spine-bashing ways as nigh-on useless pseudoscience. In his co-authored book, ‘Trick or Treatment’, he concluded that traditional physiotherapy worked just as well as gentler forms of chiropractic treatments and without any of the euphemistically termed ‘side-effects’ of the ‘fundamentalist’ chiropractors. The UK’s Private Eye reported: ‘As well as dizziness and headaches, there were 700 instances in the medical literature of patients suffering spinal compression fractures and other serious complications, and four reported deaths in Canada’.

Let’s add to this deadly mix of unreason the case of Jeremy Sherr, Fellow of the Society of Homeopaths, who recently embarked on a campaign to treat AIDS sufferers in Tanzania not with proven and effective anti-retroviral drugs but with… homeopathy. This pseudoscience has produced no definitive results in any clinical or double-blind trial it has ever undergone and that this pernicious purveyor of nothing more than the placebo effect is now preying on desperately ill people in Africa, keeping them away from traditional medicines which are proven to work, is a disgrace of the highest magnitude. Real people are dying because of this unproven ‘science’ and both secularist and theist alike should join in as vocal a condemnation as possible before more people die because of sheer wilful ignorance.

Irrationality, then, is not the sole preserve of the theists. But they can and certainly do rise to the challenge. Theists often try to castigate the scientific method as just another ‘faith’ or ‘belief system’, one which can make mistakes just as much as they claim religion can be misused for evil ends. I’ll play along just for a moment. The vital attention that global warming is receiving because of scientists’ buttoned-down findings is encouraging governments and individual citizens to re-think their stance on how to live on our one and only planet. But an equally devastating threat to the planet, which scientists have been slow to cotton on to, is ocean acidification, the so-called ‘other CO2 problem’. Left unresolved it will, according to some experts now speaking up, have catastrophic impact on Earth’s eco-systems in less than 60 years. As Jason Hall-Spencer, research lecturer at Plymouth University, stated on this: ‘The whole scientific community was caught with its pants down’. The newsflash is therefore that scientists can make mistakes just as much as anyone can. But, as absolutely distinct from the theistic and the pseudoscientific, the solution to scientific error or oversight is not less but MORE scientific inquiry. As unbending and unheeding as theism and pseudoscience remain when faced with evidence gainsaying their positions, the solution to their anti-human, destructive failings is, by contrast, not more but LESS ‘faith’ and unevidenced assertion. Tony Blair’s Faith Foundation, for example, sees the solution to the problem of destructive and ‘extremist’ faith as the encouragement and promotion of…yet more faith (Terry Sanderson, of the National Secular Society, tersely and wittily said last year: “Mr Blair’s call for religion to play a bigger role in world affairs is like trying to douse a fire by showering it with petrol”). Until this no-brainer distinction is properly grasped, then the future looks pretty damn bleak.

The good Mr. Pitcher and those whom he is parroting should re-visit, then, their closed-minded thinking on this whole topic of secular attitudes to the irrational and realize that we are objecting properly and morally-soundly to irrationality being empowered and celebrated to such a degree that it disfigures and destroys other people’s lives, other human beings who are often at their most desperate and most vulnerable. Though he perversely and proudly says in his very same blog, albeit in no doubt ironic but inappropriately frivolous manner, that: ‘Christianity is mad. Madness is at the heart of our faith. It is a completely mad notion that an artisan from an unfashionable province of an oppressed nation could emerge with a message of the simplest self-sacrifice, get himself executed in humiliating failure, and then change the course of human history forever’, he and his ilk should surely be running to join all of us atheists and secularists in condemning the destruction of innocent lives at the hands of unreason, rather than gleefully and shamefully promoting irrationality as a virtue, as fast as their little theistic feet can carry them.

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The Archbishop of Canterbury loses the plot…again.

 

Rowan Williams (Steve Punter - http://flickr.com/photos/11051496@N00)

Rowan Williams 2007

He’s up to his old tricks.

 

One year ago the Archbishop fucked up royally by publicly stating that Shariah law was inevitable in Britain and there was growing support for its introduction in the UK.

Shariah is the full body of Islamic law and is about as misogynistic, homophobic, unfair, cruel and anti-reason as any set of ‘laws’ could possibly be. Political Islam revels in each moment where it thinks it has succeeded in moving another step forward in prosecuting its war against the infidel, and so Williams’ utterly batshit crazy public announcement was music to every Islamist’s ears.

Trounced in the press, ridiculed in nearly all quarters, the fellow should have been quietly taken off to a place for some, shall we say, peace and quiet, and that should have been an end to it.

But nope. This maniacally hell-bent multiculturalist is back again in the media, pontificating that he was right all along and that it is abundantly clear that there is increasing public demand for Shariah in the UK, despite there being absolutely no evidence in favour of his assertion whatsoever.

So what’s really going on with this peculiar fellow?

He studied at both Oxford and Cambridge, and so is no intellectual slouch. Perhaps he really has lost his mind, though it seems unlikely. Perhaps it is the case that, with huge downturns in Church of England ovine membership, any faith at all is more worthy of support than none, simply to keep alive at whatever cost a theistic rather than a secular attitude to life. The worst possibility is that he genuinely thinks that he is right. The creeping dhimmitude his bizarre support for Shariah represents is extremely dangerous, not only because it gives encouragement for additions to be made to the already five Shariah courts known to be in operation in the UK, but also because of the succour it grants to every Islamist whose end game ambitions are to see Western civilization brought to its knees under the absolute control of the House of Islam.

Shame on him. It’s high time that superstitious supernaturalist muppets like Williams be ignored and marginalised away from the public eye when it comes to all matters which are not explicitly concerned with some arcane theological hair-splitting. Let him carry on with the latter to his heart’s content, but he should not be permitted to have any further media attention in his official clerical position for any of his utterly dippy and dangerous political ideas ever again.

UPDATE: The cunt of Westminster strikes again: you may have heard of the ‘expenses’ scandals which have elevated the UK press to, for the first time I can recall, a decent reporting institution, giving out hell to the utter gobshites who have been living it large at taxpayers’ expense. Now the faith-drenched fucker rolls up his useless, twatting archbishopal sleeves to say ‘Aw, lay off the politicians, they’re having a hard time’.

The clue that he’s going to talk some shite is his clothes and his open mouth. This sorry fucking Catholic country must have something similar. Or so I thought. When Dermot the cunt Ahern started on his recent ‘anti-blasphemy’ campaign, I tried to work out which was worse – Rowan Williams or Dermot Ahern. There’s not much to choose. At least the UK gets a noisy, shit-filled cunt of a religious commentator distinguished by his bizarre clothes. We are lucky that we have, er, a noisy, shit-filled cunt of a religious commentator in Ahern, who has clearly saved us taxpayers a few bob on clothes. We should all be fucking grateful
Styrer

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