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A Christian Perspective on the World Today

November2021

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Stephen Hawking’s Verdict

“Because there is a law such as gravity, the Universe can and will create itself from nothing. Spontaneous creation is the reason there is...
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COVID-19 vaccine ‒ risks and benefits, recommendations and precautions.

In the confrontation with the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination, with its pros and cons, is a hotly debated topic. But what is fact, and what is fiction?
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Succession, The Great and why it’s good to be bad

Why do we love to watch bad people in the media we consume? It’s a question I’ve been asking myself more and more over...
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The need for control: Between illusion and responsibility

We often seek to have control over all aspects of our lives but this may not always be a good thing. Sometimes we must accept that there are things beyond our control
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Do you know how much your digital footprint costs?

Cryptocurrency and blockchain assets are being touted by many as the future of the internet. But there's a darker side to their utopian dreams which is already present if you know where to look.
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A mind at war in peacetime

When you discover that the only thing you have left is faith in God, you fervently wish that your faith doesn’t end up poisoning your soul.
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One lottery ticket… and an unexpected ending

It's said that money makes the world go round... which makes this story of generosity all the more surprising.
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“In the beginning…”: Marvel’s Eternals presents a new creation myth

Eternals is the latest film in the MCU, and it is dividing critics and fans alike. Ryan Stanton examines the messages at its core in greater depth.
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Pets: Our help for a better life

Dogs are often called "man's best friend"—but it isn't just canines. Genia Ruscu highlights the benefits that pets can have in your everyday life.
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Can science explain the purpose of religion?

Science and religion are often painted as being in opposition, but this isn't always the case. Alina Kartman explains how one can help to further understand the other
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Facebook, the metaverse and a falsely promised future

Facebook is dead and Meta has risen from the ashes. But is the Metaverse the next step in the future of the internet or just another pipe dream?
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Why do we observe Remembrance Day?

Every year at 11am on November 11, Australia and New Zealand go silent for one minute. Rather than celebrating war efforts, it’s about remembering sacrifice.