THURSDAY – Drugs in the Bible talk

It seems I have been hitting the myrrh a little too hard recently. In the last post I advertised the date for my talk wrong. It is actually: Next Thursday, August 18th, 18.30 Birmingham Psychedelics Society Rev Nemu speaking about Drugs in The Bible, dishing out some fine resins. Cherry Reds, 88-90 John Bright Street, Birmingham B1 1BN Facebook… Read more »

Drugs in the Bible

“Thy plants are an orchard of pomegranates, with pleasant fruits; camphire, with spikenard, Spikenard and saffron; cane and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and agarwood, with all the chief spices” Not only are nearly all of the plants listed here in the Song of Songs psychoactive on their own, but the combination of… Read more »

Censored Scripture

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This talk, given at the Anarchist Studies Network Conference at Loughborough Uni, considers how The Bible was censored, through dishonest translation, to make believers into pushovers.

Examples include:

“The meek shall inherit the earth”
“Ye resist not evil”
“Turn the other cheek”

The effect of the KJV on the Western mindset is impossible to overstate.

My thanks to all the delegates and organisers

Alms not Arms

That thine alms may be in Secret… “For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face… And now abideth faith, hope, charity… but the greatest of these is charity.”(I Corinthians 13:12-13)Through the dark glass of international politics, witness a curious spectacle. Indian politicians are calling for India to refuse British aid, whilst Britain… Read more »

Anarchy Inside

(Also published in The Occupied Times of London) “In those days there was no king in Israel: every man did that which was right in his own eyes.” – (Jdg 21:25) The School of Ideas returns to dust, and our tents to ashes or landfill, but the seeds of resistance have been planted in the… Read more »

Occupy Matthew!

Subversion on the Mount The bells, the bells, the bells which ruined my blessed sleep on the first Saturday of the occupation barely register anymore, having merged into the general background, but who ever imagined that all this Jesus-talk would become so normal? On the cathedral steps, everyone has become a theologian, taking up whips against… Read more »