One of the greatest developments in science occurred – so the story goes – when Isaac Newton asked himself, ‘Why do apples fall?’ In fact, although there are an infinite number of stupid answers there are far fewer stupid questions and sometimes the most childlike questions are actually vitally important.
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When my friend told me that ouija boards were going to be this Christmas’s sell-out item my initial reaction was that this was another ‘urban myth’ best treated with a healthy dose of scepticism. Who, in an age of the Internet, online gaming, Facebook and 3-D televisions would want to move a pointer around on a board in the hope of getting messages from the spirit world?
I think we can all agree that life often presents us with challenges but somehow at Christmastime, as loved ones gather together and lights twinkle brightly, the world feels more magical...
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This month the online newspaper the Huffington Post has been running a series of articles on religion. Unlike a number of printed papers I could name, the Huffington Post treats religion seriously...
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