Archive for November, 2007

Ever heard of the Bleiburg massacre?

November 3rd, 2007 by Roger Darlington

No, neither had I – until recently when I was on a business trip to Croatia and visited the Museum of Zagreb where the event was mentioned in a display. However, if you are Croatian, it will be a very familiar and sensitive matter. It shows how little we know of other nations’ history. You […]

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Is Google God?

November 2nd, 2007 by Roger Darlington

You’ll find nine so-called ‘proofs’ here. Although this is of course an amusing spoof, it encourages me to mention my essay on “The Trouble With Religion”.

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It’s Listopad – or is it?

November 1st, 2007 by Roger Darlington

This is the first day of the month that we in Britain call November. In Latin, ‘novem’ means nine and November was the ninth month in the Roman calendar. It is now the eleventh month in the Gregorian calendar which is the most widely used in the world. But, in the calendar of the Czech […]

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