Did Israel Folau cross the line in his recent social media post that declared that non-repentant homosexuals can expect a reward of hell or was he reasonably expressing his personal religious views. There has been no shortage of comments from people who say that they disagree with his views but support his right to make such statements. The argument is that no employer has the … [Read more...]
Archives for April 2019
A letter to Alan
Former crap rugby player and current sports philosophy blogger, Tim Edwards, was uncomfortable about influential radio broadcaster Alan Jones' defence of Israel Folau's public social media proclamations about the dim future that homosexuals can expect in the next world. Well, actually, he was more than uncomfortable. He was down right horrified and perplexed. It was all because … [Read more...]
Seven deadly sins of sports sartorialism and style.
There are hundreds of fashion choices that look ridiculous, foolish, horrible and offensive in a sporting context but seven particular style choices brand the "sinner" almost beyond redemption. Socrates smugly sticks his massive nose in the air and points the finger of sartorial disgrace at the "sins" he finds most hideous. Sin No. 1 Boardshorts are for boards. If … [Read more...]
Life of adventure – John Morrell
Professional adventurer, John Morrell, talks to Socrates about how he came to the Japanese wonderland of Hokkaido for a flying visit... and never left! He explains how he and has family made a life leading hardy and adventurous souls on the experience of their lives in this land of snow, mountains, volcanos and bears! Have you ever dreamed of living a life of adventure? Of … [Read more...]