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The Wee Flea - David Robertson - discusses faith, culture and politics.

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The Wee Flea - David Robertson - discusses faith, culture and politics.

    Quantum 102 - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Quantum 102 - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Quantum 102 looks at the reality, surreality and unreality of today's news and culture. 
    Ennio Morricone - 
     
    Hong Kong - https://www.spiked-online.com/2020/07/07/meet-the-remoaner-helping-to-crush-hong-kongs-democracy/
     President Kanye –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0U2QUGKbSE
     The Madness - Police 
     Massachusetts - https://disrn.com/news/massachusetts-city-officially-recognizes-partnerships-of-3-or-more-spouses
     Why should we believe in any kind of reality? https://twitter.com/moveincircles/status/1279118354482110465?s=12
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAKtpCo8fPE
     California -  https://fee.org/articles/california-legislature-votes-to-strike-the-state-shall-not-discriminate-from-constitution-opening-the-door-to-legalized-discrimination/
     Psalm of Life - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfT2kRk6KEw
    White Privilege - https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p08jchwz 
     Hagia Sofia - https://www.christianitytoday.com/news/2020/june/hagia-sophia-mosque-museum-turkey-court-erdogan-sahak.html?share=afveKhCiZmQevuLPY3rrOFlbsVNT%2fqDL
     God Forbid – Suffering, theology and God
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8MILVwN2ss&feature=youtu.be
    Sir James Macmillan - Global Stay at Home Choir from 72 countries - O Radiant Dawn with The Sixteen
     
     

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    Quantum 101 - Cancel Culture

    Quantum 101 - Cancel Culture

    This weeks Quantum looks at Cancel culture....the cancelling of democracy in China, John Wayne, Prince Harry, Father Ted, a Charity Chief, the Countryside, Humza Yousaf; Bob Dylan; Ross Noble;  Liverpool; Polly Toynbee; Bob Dylan; and Bach
    L’Oreal – “Once white people begin to admit that their race is the most violent and oppressive force of nature on earth – we can talk”   Racism isn’t learned…it’s inherited and consciously or unconsciously passed down through privilege” 
    You can get more details and links on each of these at my blog - www.theweeflea.com
     
     

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    Quantum 100 - The New Cultural Revolution

    Quantum 100 - The New Cultural Revolution

    This weeks Quantum is the 100th....we look at the issue of the new Cultural Revolution.  
    Swing Low Sweet Chariot
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2OaNx0zo3rA  Or another clip….
    Murder in Reading
      
    Left Wing racism - https://www.spiked-online.com/2020/06/17/the-ugly-rise-of-left-wing-racism/amp/?__twitter_impression=true&fbclid=IwAR0pi_DTwX3LQm3yURVfmHYh5InE7kZnIFE1ixj_6kp8gUgq4enCEj1mw3k
     
    Album no. 6 Abba –  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETxmCCsMoD0
     
    https://unherd.com/2020/06/the-woke-have-no-vision-of-the-future/?=frlh
     
    A shocking revelation - https://www.dw.com/en/berlin-authorities-placed-children-with-pedophiles-for-30-years/a-53814208
      
    Greg Sheridan - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npBqC-vV-XI
     
    Fog on the Tyne – Play this up to the chorous - 
    https://www.christiantoday.com/article/newcastle.city.council.leader.attacks.franklin.graham.over.threat.of.legal.action/135063.htm
    Hate Speech https://unherd.com/thepost/a-hate-crime-without-the-hate/
     
    Religious London – 
      https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jun/24/london-more-religious-than-rest-britain-report-finds?utm_term=Autofeed&CMP=twt_gu&utm_medium&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1592954943
     
    The Rewriting of History
    The rewriting of biology – The Body Shop – “Here is why we reached out to J. K Rowling.  We stand with all menstruators.  People have periods, men, women and non-binary people. “
    Dame Vera Lynn
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5C4meGkNyc&feature=youtu.be
     

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    Quantum 99 - A hero; BLM preachers; Chinese ducks; New Zealand rugby; North Korea; France; China; India; Cancel Culture; Spongebob; Abortion; Leonard Cohen

    Quantum 99 - A hero; BLM preachers; Chinese ducks; New Zealand rugby; North Korea; France; China; India; Cancel Culture; Spongebob; Abortion; Leonard Cohen

    A real hero – Patrick Hutchinson - https://twitter.com/afneil/status/1272205581680619522?s=12
     BLM preachers  - https://www.facebook.com/505577171/posts/10156978898457172/?d=n
     China sends ducks to Pakistan - https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-51658145
     New Zealand – Full rugby stadium -
    https://www.news.com.au/sport/rugby/new-zealand-rugby-fans-lead-world-as-crowds-return-for-super-rugby/news-story/cbf5d9b8295dc06a40e15456841449ac   
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8432767/Footballs-coming-home-Excitement-builds-ahead-return-Premier-League.html?ito=push-notification&ci=19186&si=761150
     North Korea
     
    Riots in France –  https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8424389/Soldiers-streets-Dijon-restore-calm-Chechen-gangs-open-fire.html
    China and India - Covid and Crosses - https://www.christianpost.com/news/china-removes-over-250-church-crosses-in-first-4-months-of-2020-report.html?uid=38b40306c7&utm_source=The+Christian+Post+List&utm_campaign=8ab1712e35-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_06_11_04_13&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_dce2601630-8ab1712e35-2509241
    Zoom disables accounts of former Tiananmen Square student leader
    John Cleese – Cancel culture. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfl6Lu3xQW0
     SpongeBob SquarePants – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=He-LBIyBUz8
     Cancel Culture – Cancel education – cancel exams –
     Injustice
    dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2583243/Islamic-teacher-sexually-abused-girl-11-taught-Koran-spared-jail-hes-benefits-wife-doesnt-speak-English.html
     Abortion – Glen Scrivener - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJufWVgRsPQ&feature=youtu.be
     “Not all of Christianity can be proved, but some of it can, and none of it can be disproved.” Peter Kreeft
     Online Café –  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcjN5xDNjMY&feature=em-lbrm
     Top ten albums –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIZDvnJOf8s&list=PLcVjm5TixIzsHL5Z1Gj7NCEzAEt6om0Lp&index=8
     
     
     
     

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    Quantum 98 - American Police; Statues; Cancel Culture; Stella Creasy; Ben and Jerrys; JK Rowling; India and China; Bob Dylan; Tim Keller; The Irish Blessing

    Quantum 98 - American Police; Statues; Cancel Culture; Stella Creasy; Ben and Jerrys; JK Rowling; India and China; Bob Dylan; Tim Keller; The Irish Blessing

     
    “... every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute. History has stopped. Nothing exists except an endless present in which the Party is always right.” George Orwell, 1984
    Cancel culture. 
    Gone with the Wind…
    - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQ5ICXMC4xY
     
    https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/university-rename-student-halls-named-18387566
     Ben and Jerrys
    https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/why-is-ben-jerry-s-lecturing-us-about-white-supremacy-?utm_medium=email&utm_source=CampaignMonitor_Editorial&utm_campaign=BOCH%20%2020200605%20%20GC+CID_aa85b1b5fefb5cb7f5ce3bbf4d4d583e
    JK Rowling – https://www.jkrowling.com/opinions/j-k-rowling-writes-about-her-reasons-for-speaking-out-on-sex-and-gender-issues/
    https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/the-nhs-has-quietly-changed-its-trans-guidance-to-reflect-reality?utm_medium=email&utm_source=CampaignMonitor_Editorial&utm_campaign=BOCH%20%2020200605%20%20GC+CID_aa85b1b5fefb5cb7f5ce3bbf4d4d583e
     Covid – India and Brazil becoming the centres.
     China and India –
     Top Ten Albums – Slow Train Coming… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wC10VWDTzmU
      Tim Keller –   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZFCB9sduxQ
      The Irish Blessing - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TascsWZPj8U&feature=youtu.be
    https://youtu.be/TascsWZPj8U 
     

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    Quantum 97 - Floyd; Covid Hypocrisy; NI Abortion; Nigeria; Sweden; China, Churches, Hong Kong; The Sugababes; Cyber Church; Fleetwood Mac; How Great Thou Art

    Quantum 97 - Floyd; Covid Hypocrisy; NI Abortion; Nigeria; Sweden; China, Churches, Hong Kong; The Sugababes; Cyber Church; Fleetwood Mac; How Great Thou Art

     
     
     
     
    George Floyd –
     
    Northern Ireland – Babies lives matter –
     
    Nigeria – https://www.christianpost.com/news/20-christians-killed-others-injured-missing-fulani-attacks-displaced-20000.html?uid=38b40306c7&utm_source=The+Christian+Post+List&utm_campaign=dc359e09cd-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_05_28_04_31&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_dce260
      
    Sweden – 
     
    Chinese Government and churches - https://www.christianheadlines.com/contributors/milton-quintanilla/chinese-government-shuts-down-at-least-48-churches-in-two-weeks.html?utm_source=Jeeng

    Hongkongers –  
    Music – the Sugababes…https://www.premiergospel.org.uk/Shows/Weekdays/The-Cassandra-Show/Videos/Sugababes-Keisha-Talks-About-Being-A-Christian?utm_source=Premier%20Christian%20Media&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=11572993_Voice%20of%20Hope%2030%2F05%2F2020&utm_content=PG&dm_i=16DQ,6W1S1,619D6D,ROC72,1
    Sex and Covid.
     Covid and Churches –
     
    Dreams – Stevie Nicks – Rumours
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrZRURcb1cM
    How Great Thou Art – the most comforting hymn…
     
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TB1lOdPJXmY
     

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Customer Reviews

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12 Ratings

12 Ratings

cartlandb ,

A great roundup of what’s going on the Culture

And being mostly at odds with the Culture, it makes him rather….biblical

:)

SMarwood ,

A sharp mind

I love how thorough and courageous David Robertson is. He has clearly thought about the issues from all sides and I'm grateful that I get to hear his thoughts regularly

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