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My Picks for Top Tweets: 17 September 2017

This will be my last post of tweets for a few days. I’m going to be doing stuff in the real world that means I won’t have time. My apologies in advance. The All Blacks won again last night, so New Zealand is happy! I was full of concern at the start of the game, which was against the Springboks (South Africa). They’re a great team, and we’ve had a pretty good run. If anyone was... read more

My Picks for Top Tweets: 16 September 2017

With the way the world and social media work today, there are all sorts of major events dominating the tweets. Hundreds of thousands of people in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico are still suffering the effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The devastation left in their wake means it will be years before many recover. Of course, it will be those that were already at the lower end of the socio-economic... read more

My Picks for Top Tweets: 15 September 2017

Despite the plethora of subjects available, I couldn’t think of a topic for the homily on today’s tweets post. So instead I thought I’d bore you with the workings of my mind. One of the things I do when I’m feeling sorry for myself is wonder what the lives of the Heathers in other realities are like. It never lasts more than a few seconds as my mind usually drifts elsewhere quite... read more

My Picks for Top Tweets: 14 September 2017

As an atheist, I don’t have much time for religion. There are, of course, many believers who are important people in my life. I even have a god-daughter – despite my atheism her parents consider me to be a person who can be a good example to her. That doesn’t stop me posting multiple tweets attacking religion. It’s the institutions and its leaders I have a problem with. However, I... read more

My Picks for Top Tweets: 13 September 2017

Today, the US lost one of its LGBTQ icons, Edie Windsor, who was a champion of marriage equality in that country. There’s a short video about her in the Political Tweets section below. However, it’s the situation in Australia I want to talk about. Despite being one of the most socially advanced countries in the would, Oz still doesn’t have same-sex marriage. For some time polls have... read more

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