Category Archives: Religious and philosophical

blog of religious and philosophical subjects

A Song for Tony

by Michael Skywood Clifford My ex wife had emotional diarrhoea. Her sense of empathy was extreme. When a racehorse on TV jumped a fence she would go over [..]

Culture, style and the arts, Modern life, Religious and philosophical

Kali Yuga

A friend of mine tells me we live in the cycle of Kali Yuga. Hinduism explains that the world consists of long timelines of mankind where ethical values [..]

Religious and philosophical

A ramble on drugs…

By Michael Skywood Clifford.   Imagine a world of utter hedonism: feeling high all the time; coked up, MDMA-ed up; at parties we take Ecstasy and Ketamine; and [..]

Modern life, Religious and philosophical

On euthanasia and assisted suicide

By Michael Skywood Clifford.   It is interesting how opposite the views of most men and women are on euthanasia. Most women I know support it. They accept [..]

Modern life, Religious and philosophical

Capitalism and Christianity

By Michael Skywood Clifford. A reporter once asked Mahatma Gandhi what he thought of civilisation in the west. "I think it would be a good idea," he said. [..]

Political, Religious and philosophical

Misleading reporting

By Michael Skywood Clifford. Tonight I have had a serious discussion about the accusation that the Bishop of Ireland was complicit in covering up the problem they had [..]

Religious and philosophical

On ambition

By Michael Skywood Clifford. I suggest obsessive ambition comes from neurosis. It is passed on by parent to its children and grandchildren. The most ambitious people can be [..]

Modern life, Religious and philosophical

Capitalism – the contemporary religion

By Michael Skywood Clifford. Religion is a collection of cultural systems, belief systems, and world views that establishes symbols that relate humanity to spirituality and, sometimes, to moral values. Capitalism has become a massive [..]

Political, Religious and philosophical