Category: Reflection

Confessions of a De-Militarised Atheist

Simon Katterl discusses the rise of the new Atheist movement. In doing so Simon criticises the militant elements which are built upon emotion and misdirection.

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Religion and Education – More Harm Than Good?

Samuel Hennessy shares with Alochonaa.com his perspective on the religious instruction in education debate – a contentious topic currently in New Zealand & Australia; ‘Should state schools have compulsory religious education?’. According to Sam education exists for liberation, and therefore if non-coercive religious education contributes to this liberation, what harm is there in that?

Musical Passions – Mastering The Violin

Alochonaa.com presents Musical Passions – Mastering The Violin by Begetter Vince Kwansky. “Music has the ability to transform us from a period in time into a far off destination – playing a musical instrument only amplifies this feeling”. The author, a music teacher and experienced Violin player, provides valuable insight into how to capture the passion within children learning the violin.

Perceptions of Love: Thoughts on Valentine’s Day

Naureen ponders the deeper meaning of love in the lead up to the most globalised commercial event expressing love – Valentine’s Day. Let us observe love not only for a month, week, or just one calendar day. Yes, let us observe V-day, but let us also keep in mind not to make the other 364 days redundant of love. Let us not keep love confined to a specific time or bounded to one context.