Pretend

People don't change They show what they truly are It's all just a masquerade Removing the façade, the mask. Playing pretend Like we all fucking care We all know what we're out for Self preservation It's all clear in the end We wipe off the make up, tear back the lies, And we're left naked,… Continue reading Pretend

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People always leave, Like buses we come and go We move on to the next stop Determined by society. The briefest exchange leaving a mark on us Will we travel to that place again? See the same sights on our travels Or are we destined to finish our route alone empty Maybe we will cross… Continue reading 31

The Dawkins Delusion

Extract from Chapter 9 of The God Delusion (2006) by Richard Dawkins Once, in the question time after a lecture in Dublin, I was asked what I thought about the widely publicized cases of sexual abuse by Catholic priests in Ireland. I replied that, horrible as sexual abuse no doubt was, the damage was arguably less than… Continue reading The Dawkins Delusion