Over the last few months I’ve been thinking a lot about the problems of lockdown and its effects. But I believe there was something already going on in our society, the effects of which are (IMO) worse than that of lockdown. Links Fight the New Drug article Rough by Rachel Thompson (and the write-up in […]
Why have so many people had such a childlike faith in “the science” over the last 18 months? Is it wise? What can we do about it? In this video we look at the problems of trusting in “the science”. Links “Genesis vs Science” recording Never Trust a Scientist These videos are now also available […]
A few days ago Tim Farron wrote an article arguing that the Christ-like thing to do is to continue wearing a mask after July 19th. Here I explain why I disagree. Tim Farron’s article is here.
We’re starting to hear more about “Covid Anxiety Syndrome”. I believe unless we can stop worrying about covid, we could be anxious forever. The Daily Mail article I mentioned is here. The QCovid risk calculator is here.
In this video we look at the rest of Revelation chapter 1. What does it teach us about who’s really in charge in the world, and how we should respond to the current circumstances? And what does it say about the way the church has responded to lockdown?
Over the last 15 months we’ve got used to the sight of social media fact-checkers. But are they impartial and unbiased? And is there a deeper problem going on in the field of science? Articles I mentioned The Scandal of the Suppressed Case for Ivermectin (The Conservative Woman) COVID-19: The final nail in the coffin […]
Over the last 15 months, a lot of churches have not really engaged with what’s been happening with the lockdowns. Perhaps it has been seen as divisive, or a distraction from preaching the gospel. But does not the gospel have something to say about lockdowns, and shouldn’t the church be speaking about it?
In this video I look at the evidence surrounding face masks and some of the complexities involved. At the end of the day, I believe it doesn’t come down to a question of evidence but how we want to be as a society.
Over the last 15 months, we haven’t talked enough about government by consent. In a democracy, the government derives its legitimacy from the will of the people. But has that really happened during the pandemic? In this video I compare seat belts with masks to show how government by consent has changed. As I mentioned […]
We are often told that restrictions are necessary in order due to worrying variants etc. But is that really “following the science”? I think the lockdowns have rather turned us back towards a dark age of superstition. Links Telegraph article about lockdowns in Germany InProportion2 list of studies on lockdowns Spiked article about Peru My […]