GDPR. Does it make your pulse race with excitement? Or does General Data Protection Regulation up the heart rate more successfully? Believe it or not, it may be something really exciting for all of us.
Last week I was lucky enough to spend three days in London with Indian peacemaker Rajmohan Gandhi. Among the key themes he addressed in a series of public and private events was the power of hatred in the modern world, and the threat to stability in India.
The Swedish film Sameblod ('Sami Blood') is one of those films which both pierces you with its pain and takes away your breath with its beauty.
This morning the emotion of the last days caught up with me. Perhaps it was the pent-up emotion of having arrived in Paris last Friday evening just before the killing started.
The Christian Gospel enjoins us (unless it has changed recently) to meet fire with love. To love our enemies, to love those who persecute us.
Democracy today seems to be moving in the direction of dictatorship through the alienation of large swathes of voters who feel disengaged from the activities of a political elite.
An American friend wrote to me recently: "this US political situation takes some digesting... or at least learning how to handle the indigestion." Well put! Whether or not it is digestible remains to be seen, but living with indigestion cannot be avoided.