I believe

My father’s mother often tried to convince me that Christian Science, where followers pray to God to heal them instead of seeking medical care, was the answer.

The Bubble is ready to pop

To put that in perspective– remember that we’re whinging about a few thousand desperate people in boats because WE agreed to the UNHCR – 'third world’ India took in more than a million, and South Africa provides for thousands.



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