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TechnoKings Rule. But At What Cost?

Posted 18 March 2021

“Crowns do queer things to the heads beneath them,” wrote George R.R. Martin. 

This is as true of crowns claimed in the worlds of BigTech and new media as it is in traditional monarchies.

Tesla has this week added the title “TechnoKing” to its list of official titles for its flamboyant founder, Elon Musk. The electric car-maker didn’t share its reasons for doing so, nor did it say what it means by the term.

Knowing the often mischievous Musk, the whole... Click for more

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11 May 2021

Some people think that the age of miracles is long gone. Others say that miracles do happen, but only for certain specially gifted Christians. Actually, every Christian can be the agent of a miracle. One man who has seen more miracles than most in his lifetime is renowned German evangelist Reinhard Bonnke. One of his most significant miracles took place long before he became well-known as... Click for more

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Prince Philip - A Legacy of Curiosity

Building a Legacy of Influence

“The goal,” wrote celebrated author Chuck Palahnuik, “is not to live forever, but to create something that will.”

That should certainly be the aspiration of anyone who is charged with a leadership role.

This week much has been said and written in the world’s press and media about Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. Some will argue that the coverage has been overblown. 

I disagree, though I think there’s one aspect of his life that has not been given the... Click for more

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