Brexit: 5 things we can and should agree on

By Subby Szterszky | July 12, 2016 | Post your comment | Law + Government

The great British statesman, Winston Churchill, is alleged to have said, “The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.” This caustic remark may rub modern sensibilities the wrong way, and in fact it’s...

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Driverless cars: programmed to make moral choices

By Subby Szterszky | July 12, 2016 | Post your comment | Science + Technology

Do you remember the lifeboat exercise back in school? The teacher would set the stage: You’re in a lifeboat on the ocean with several other people. Food and water are running out. There’s no land or rescue in sight. Someone will have to be...

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Faith of our forefathers

By Subby Szterszky | June 28, 2016 | Comments (1) | Faith + Religion

Enjoying the view from the shoulders of giants  As Christians, we all have our spiritual heroes. We have our C.S. Lewises, our Corrie ten Booms, our C.H. Spurgeons, men and women whose lives and faith have inspired and informed our own. Most...

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Summer reading with 3D glasses

By Subby Szterszky | June 28, 2016 | Post your comment | Arts + Entertainment

“It is a good rule, after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between. If that is too much for you, you should at least read one old one to every three new ones.” – C.S. Lewis Summer is the...

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Transhumanism: chasing eternal life without God

By Subby Szterszky | June 16, 2016 | Post your comment | Science + Technology

Like river systems, world-shaping ideas tend to follow a natural course. They spring up in academia or in the work of cultural leaders: artists, writers, thinkers, scientists. From there, they trickle down into pop culture, schools and the media....

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The Emoji Bible

By Subby Szterszky | June 16, 2016 | Post your comment | Society + Culture

At first glance, the write-up for this new iPhone app reads like something from the Onion or the Babylon Bee – a bit of satirical humour poking fun at a cultural trend: Bible Emoji: Scripture 4 Millenials (misspelling...

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May TV sweeps: Gospel echoes from an unlikely source

By Subby Szterszky | May 31, 2016 | Post your comment | Arts + Entertainment

For TV fans, May sweeps can be one of the most fun times of the year. Most of our favourite shows are winding down, with climactic episodes designed to retain our interest over the summer break. Popular characters get killed off or get married,...

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