Marriage, old men and young girls

When the elderly Mohammed married Aisha she was merely six years old and consummated the marriage when she was only nine, he set up a cultural institution within Islam that continues down to the present day. Child marriage is always an older man marrying a young girl.  I find it strange that the justice of… Continue reading Marriage, old men and young girls

Father Christmas – you’re fired!

While the modern culture of Christmas with its Father Christmas’s, heaps of presents most of which are tat, and too much to eat, is a relatively modern invention that does not have a lot to do with biblical Christianity, the religious festival of Christmas, bringing to mind the virgin birth of the Messiah, is an… Continue reading Father Christmas – you’re fired!