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Should Britain Stick With The EU?

Posted 05 February 2016

‘It is the heart always that sees before the head can see,’ wrote Thomas Carlyle.

I don’t know how Thomas Carlyle, a gifted social commentator, would have voted in the forthcoming British referendum on EU membership. Perhaps, being a Scot, he might immediately have made up his mind to stay.

If so, he would have been in the minority among UK voters, according to a new poll. It suggests that 45 per cent of people will vote to leave the... Click for more

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Every Days and One Days

11 February 2016

A very good friend of mine was teaching one time about God's 'one days' and God's 'every days'. In the Bible, we find many instances of the phrase 'every day'. The Bible's 'every days' refer to the development of good habits; the disciplines God wants us to set into our lives. Fellowship in God's house, giving and prayer are all examples of such 'every day'... Click for more

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3 Big Techs You Need To Know

The Technologies You & Your Organisation Can't Afford to Ignore

If you were a school teacher grading the performance of some of the most promising technologies of 2015, you’d have to mark an ‘unsatisfactory’ beside some very big players.

One year ago, augmented reality was expected to emerge near the top of the class for the year ahead. It failed miserably. You can pick up Google Glass, or any of its derivatives, for a song on eBay.

In short, this was because few people felt any emotional connection... Click for more

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