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Not Voting Mistakes Anarchism for Activism

Posted 30 April 2015

Churchill famously observed that, “The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.”

The man often adjudged the greatest of all British Prime Ministers clearly was not always encouraged by the intellectual capacities of the voting public. Ultimately, he suffered the humiliation of being ejected from government by a post-war electorate which appeared to have suffered a major lapse of short-term memory. In very quick time, the old man’s feats of wartime leadership and resolve had seemingly... Click for more

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03 May 2015

Fear and faith are complete opposites. You cannot release power of faith if you are acting with an attitude of fear. You cannot speak inspiring, creative words of faith if you are constantly harbouring and vocalising fearful thoughts. You can't have those ways of either you will live like faith live as a victim of your fears. The good news is that through Christ, fear can... Click for more

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What do NASA, Lego and President Obama have in common?

In their respective areas of leadership, they all demonstrated an early appreciation for the mass collaboration culture inspired by the internet.

Some years ago, NASA started enlisting thousands of helpers it refers to as ‘Click Volunteers’. 

These people, operating mostly from their personal computers at home, are playing a small but important role in building NASA’s information base. They help NASA map the surfaces of planets and the movement... Click for more

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