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The Catholic Church is NOT a Force for Good said Stephen Fry

The Catholic Church is NOT a Force for Good said Stephen Fry

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Alerted by a colleague, I have just been watching an online video presentation of well known talented actor, television host and brilliant 21st century enlightenment thinker Stephen Fry. He was participating in the Intelligence 2 debate in front of a live audience at London in November 2009.

Finding Paradise on Earth

Finding Paradise on Earth

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From the earliest times gardens were associated with shade, running water; fragrance and fresh produce and therefore represented peace and prosperity. Each visit to a garden is a unique experience because its plants, ornaments, views and garden buildings appear in a sequence that can never exactly be repeated ever again….

Indignez-vous! Grey power, life and liberty in a Big Society

Indignez-vous! Grey power, life and liberty in a Big Society

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Indignez-vous! from 93 year old French Resistance member Stephane Hessel is a publishing phenomenon. It is the ‘little red book’ that having swept France, is now set to topple international bestsellers’ lists. It contains no sex and is not humorous. It is not a literary masterpiece and it does not have a startlingly original message. So why instead of becoming a publishing disaster, has it become a publishing phenomenon? Everyone is asking, but why?