Monthly Archives: July 2013

Atheists, Agnostics and Humanists is helping others in developing countries

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Every day, people are making microfinance loans on lendwithcare and helping entrepreneurs in developing countries work out of poverty. Today, you can join them Kevin Friery‘s insight: This looks very interesting – microfinance … Continue reading

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Ocean mud yields novel antibiotic

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village A completely new and unusual antibiotic compound has been extracted from a marine microbe found in sediments off the coast of California. Kevin Friery‘s insight: This could be monumentally important to medicine… See … Continue reading

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Christian ‘prophet’: I don’t want disasters to punish U.S. for same sex marriage but …

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: The Holy Father, she said, will “mark” believers — as long as they are giving at least 10 percent of their income to the church See on http://www.rawstory.com

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When eating in Ramazan means asking for a beating – The Express Tribune Blog

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village A man was beaten to pulp in Karachi because he was eating during Ramazan. Everyone heard his story but no one helped.. Kevin Friery‘s insight: "… in the context of modern day Pakistan, religion … Continue reading

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BBC – Newsbeat – J. Cole apologises for autism lyrics in Drake track

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing The rapper says he regrets the Kevin Friery‘s insight: Getting it wrong, then getting it right… See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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Who needs science fiction?

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village How important is science fiction to the people creating the products of the future? Kevin Friery‘s insight: "We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters."   See on http://www.bbc.co.uk

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Fair Admissions Campaign dismay as Government announces 5,800 new religiously restricted school places | Fair Admissions Campaign

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Kevin Friery‘s insight: Shocking.  In the 21st century?  Is this more of Gove’s drive back to Victoriana?  "The country needs its children to be integrated, not segregated." See on fairadmissions.org.uk

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Dear ABC: Putting Jenny McCarthy on “The View” will kill children

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village Anti-vaccine conspiracist and “View” co-host Jenny McCarthy isn’t just quirky — she spreads lies that hurt people Kevin Friery‘s insight: Another name for “pro-immunization advocacy groups” would be “the entire mainstream medical profession.” … Continue reading

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How Scientology changed the internet

See on Scoop.it – The Global Village The secretive church has long been a “pioneer” in having content removed from the internet, writes the BBC’s Dave Lee. Kevin Friery‘s insight: "The days of the internet as a cozy, private, intellectual … Continue reading

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Why are so many Japanese men refusing to leave their rooms?

See on Scoop.it – Mental Wellbeing What’s behind the phenomenon of the hikikomori – the young Japanese who retreat from society? Kevin Friery‘s insight: A fascinating read. When I was a junior Psychologist agoraphobia was a very common presentation – … Continue reading

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