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Absolute lunacy! Hospitals get taxed on donations (whereas churches don't?!?)

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/460000-tax-bill-for-hospital-donation-philanthropist-7827345.html

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A widower who donated £2.3 million to a specialist NHS cancer hospital has been landed with a £460,000 VAT bill, he said today.

Entrepreneur…

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Added by ChrisC on June 7, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

My bible reading experience (MBRE) - brainfart #2

A quick re-write of Judges 11.34-39;

"And Jephthah came to Mizpeh unto his house, and, behold his daughter came out to meet him with timbrels and with dances: and she was his only child; beside her he had neither son nor daughter.

And it came to pass, when he saw her, that he rent his clothes and proclaimed Alas, my daughter, I promised got that I would burn whatever I saw first on my return as a sacrifice.

And she said to him, WTF are you out of your mind? Get away from…

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Added by ChrisC on April 5, 2012 at 9:18am — 9 Comments

My bible reading experience - brainfart #1

I started a "discussion" in the forum section of this site describing my initial impressions of the old testament, as I have decided to familiarise myself with as many "sacred" texts as possible - I believe in knowing both sides of an argument, and so far my reading has served to strengthen my atheism. I am left wondering "how can anyone actually believe any of this bullshit, let alone WANT to believe in it?!?".

This and subsequent "brainfart" blog posts will serve as my diary…

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Added by ChrisC on March 29, 2012 at 2:28pm — No Comments

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