THE COCKROACH AND THE LAST NUKE

At four in the morning, only three-quarters awake, I switch on the kitchen light. A big, rum-colored cockroach, which was probably at work on the remnants of sugar on a spoon that was left unwashed, scurries  across  and hides under the water pot. I gingerly pick up a slipper. I hate to kill. But killing … Continue reading THE COCKROACH AND THE LAST NUKE

CREATION IN THE HOLY BIBLE

This simple and hence,  by definition elegant, theory of creation originated in the mind of ancient Jews but is now owned, defended and often celebrated by Christians of all shades. James Ussher (1581 –1656), Anglican Archbishop of Ireland calculated that Creation began at 9 AM on Sunday, October 23, 4004 BC – some 6012 years  ago. … Continue reading CREATION IN THE HOLY BIBLE