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A Crisis in Belief – secular, religious and spiritual. A talk in St. Mary’s Church, Totnes, Devon. 6 pm-6.45 pm Thursday 15 July, 2021.

St. Mary’s Church in Totnes high street dates back around 1000 years with the current Anglican church built in the 15th century.
More than a 1000 years of Christian prayer have filled this sacred area.

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The Buddha on War. To mark Full Moon of May, 2021. Day marks Buddha’s Enlightenment.

26 May 2021. Full Moon. Millions of Buddhists worldwide pay tribute to the Buddha’s enlightenment.

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Does a country have the right to defend itself? A Reflection

It has become an article of faith that a country has the right to defend itself. Many hold to this view as if it carried an unshakeable and irrefutable truth.

Countries worldwide use the slogan. We heard it again daily from Israel’s Prime Minister and then from US President Biden – “Israel has a right to defend itself.”

This specific statement means the nation state has the right to wage war on another country.

Is this the only way for a country to defend itself? Continue reading 



Ultimate and Relative Truth. Christopher leads a session with Totnes Meditation Group, Devon, UK, on Wednesday 30 December 2020 at 7 pm.

Totnes Meditation Group

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To Be English means not to be English. What a relief. 32 Favourite Choices of the English.

We, the English,

clearly prefer a non-English way of life.

  1. Our favourite  hot drink –  a cuppa tea (from Sri Lanka/India)
  2. Our second favourite hot drink –  a coffee (Africa, Arab nations, South America, Italy) Continue reading 



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