Tag Archives: twitter

Nothing to see here, folks

Andrew Skegg at Godless.biz has written a couple of replies to my Ultimate Questions post, which you may find interesting reading: here and here. Meanwhile, we had a brief exchange on Twitter this morning, over a link which I'd sent him ...

Twitter jokes: @abcreligion vs @kyliesturgess

I wasn't initially going to blog about a recent bemusing twitter exchange (trying not to pick fights), but an interesting issue has arisen. @abcreligion posted the following tweet:   Both of them? RT @atheistcon: Gold Passes SOLD OUT! #atheistcon — ABC Religion (@abcreligion) March ...

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Two posts on online disagreement

This week I read a couple of excellent, challenging posts about disagreement and how it plays out on social networks. Mark Mynell's: To pund or not to pund: the baits and traps of tweology:  The platform gets used to stoke the fires of ...

Twitter, Facebook and Me, Myself and I.

What is a tenor's favourite warm-up? A five note scale of me-me-me-me-me. I spotted this while on my blogging break, and so queued it up: a pith observation from Mike Stuchbery: What we never realised when we took up Twitter, Facebook and ...

Greater love hath no man… (@JimWallaceACL ‘s twitter ‘gaffe’)

The managing director of the Australian Christian Lobby, Brigadier Jim Wallace AM got into some hot water with a tweet he made on Anzac Day. Here is the tweet with an apology he made shortly after (the original has been ...

Rational Intelligibility and Special Pleading

In this video which I posted recently, Professor John Lennox argues that the rational intelligibility of the universe points towards a rationally intelligent cause. I made a similar point on twitter to which my regular sparring partner replied: In the interests ...

Making fun of Airport Security

There's a bit of a stink about the new, more invasive security approach in American airports at the moment, from the full-body 'naked' scanner to literally full-body pat-down searches. If you happen to be flying in the US today, you ...

Want to know how to put words in my mouth? @askegg !

Or perhaps more correctly in this case, leaving a few out, changing the meaning. I don't like being misquoted in a way which changed the meaning of what I said, and I'm sure most people feel the same way. This morning, ...

A week away

I got the new blog going with quite a flurry of posts, however, being away last week, I had no chance to do any blogging, although I did have a couple of posts queued up. It was quite nice to ...

Tumblr debates…

Perhaps against my better judgement, yesterday I got into a bit of a debate via tumblr twitter. Making a point in 140 characters is both helpful and unhelpful. It’s helpful in that it forces you to cut down on the ...