Yearly Archives: 2009

Forget to Forgive

I strongly believe that neither the bible nor the quran (or any other holy book for that matter) is the infallible, unchangeable, revealed word of some supernatural, omnipotent and benevolent super-dude up in the sky. Holy books are made by men, without any help from above. That is why they are filled with contradicting tales… Read more »

Quote of the Day

Whenever someone criticizes Geert Wilders, he states that this criticism is ‘typical left-wing poppycock‘ and that he’s being ‘demonized.’ Every time he does that little cry-baby act, something that Winston Churchill said pops up in my head: Everyone is in favor of free speech. Hardly a day passes without its being extolled, but some people’s… Read more »

Oh, it’s that time again

We’re approaching the end of 2009. And like every year, that means my agenda is, somehow, filled up until halfway through January. Until then, I’ve got three concerts coming up, there’s loads of volleyball, a record fair I’d like to visit, Sinterklaas, a trip to Vienna to see Tanz der Vampire, four birthdays (including my… Read more »

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Eerste zinnen: God is gek

In het kader van (*zucht*) De Maand van de Spiritualiteit heeft (*diepe zucht*) Kluun God is gek. De dictatuur van het atheïsme. geschreven. In dit pamflet/essay vraagt hij zich af waar de zendingsdrang van hedendaagse atheïsten toch vandaan komt. Je ziet de bui al hangen: het inderdaad een aaneenschakeling van drogredenen en andere dooddoeners. Boek… Read more »

Bonus Tracks

Some time ago, I got a newsletter saying Wende‘s new album № 9 would be out soon. It even included a nifty link to pre-order it. So I did. The album arrived, and all was well. Until I found out that there was an iTunes bonus track. * Damn. Then, yesterday, I found out that… Read more »