Baroness Warsi, secularism and putting faith 'in the mixer'

Baroness Warsi, secularism and putting faith ‘in the mixer’ by Jon Kuhrt First published on Resistance and Renewal Baroness Warsi’s article on faith and secularism in the Daily Telegraph this morning has created an Almighty debate. After the controversies over the banning of prayers at Bideford Council meetings, it’s yet another example of how issues … Continue Reading

Public Statement from Global Personals

Public Statement from Global Personals By Jon Kuhrt first published on http://resistanceandrenewal.net/ This week I received two letters from Global Personals lawyers. One invited me to a meeting and the other included the following statement: Global Personals Ltd is a software and services provider. Our business creates the platform upon which thousands of online dating … Continue Reading

Stop poisoning our communities with your marriage break-up adverts – an open letter to Ross Williams, CEO of Global Personals

Stop poisoning our communities with your marriage break-up adverts – an open letter to Ross Williams, CEO of Global Personals By Jon Kuhrt first published on http://jonkuhrt.wordpress.com/ Dear Ross Williams, You are a successful entrepreneur who has won prestigious awards for developing your company, Global Personals as a leader in on-line dating websites. Most of … Continue Reading

Taken over by The Fear: The Spiritual Roots of the Riots

Taken over by The Fear: The Spiritual Roots of the Riots by Jon Kuhrt Originally published on http://jonkuhrt.wordpress.com/ Many of the people I have spoken to in recent days, whether religious or not, acknowledge that there is something spiritual about the destructive chaos that we have seen unleashed. The meaninglessness of the riots speak of … Continue Reading

The unpredicted tinderbox: Three factors which fuelled the riots

The Unpredictable Tinderbox: Three factors which fuelled the riots by Jon Kuhrt Originally published on http://jonkuhrt.wordpress.com/ It’s very difficult talking about the reasons for riots during or immediately after they have happened. People who blame things like poverty, racism, alienation, or the classic ‘there is nothing for the kids to do around here’ sound like … Continue Reading

Marital affairs, facebook and non-violent protest

Marital affairs, facebook and non-violent protest by Jon Kuhrt Originally published on http://jonkuhrt.wordpress.com/ Recently the BBC published a list of the ‘most controversial’ adverts of 2010. On the list was the ad pictured (below) for the website Marital Affair which promotes and helps facilitate sexual encounters between married people. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) received … Continue Reading