Christians in Pop-Music, Homelessness in Finland & Fake News.

After I had written a blog post about Homelessness in England I received a very interesting article in the mail about how they have tackled homelessness in Finland. Some of these methods are now being tried out over here which is a good thing! I hope that it will work!

Here is an article that I came across about the increase in Christians in pop-music! Considering how Christianity is consistently ridiculed it is quite staggering to see how many major pop and rock artists considers themselves to be of the faith! I found this to be a very uplifting read indeed! Christianity in show-biz.

I’ve taken a break from reading the news but decided to feature these two articles since they have a positive vibe to them.

The issue at the heart of the negative news-cycle is money I’m sure. I saw a TED talk with Monica Lewinsky a while back where she said that she was one of the very first internet shaming victims. She claimed that everyone threw her under the bus in the name of “click-bait-articles” without any concern for her wellbeing or her future. It was a very interesting speech that I would highly recommend. Her parents were apparently on “suicide watch” since they were so worried about how she would handle all of the negative attention. She couldn’t get hired anywhere either.

You need stories that can sell regardless of whether or not this increases tension and even create conflict. Bad news & scandals sell, and if something sells then people who are “clever” tend to promote this for all that it is worth regardless of what the cultural impact might be or how many lives that are utterly destroyed.

I’m sure that this is one of the reasons as to why there is such an abundance of “fake news.”

Migrants Aim For Norway Via Arctic Route Along Russia-Border….

With all of this focus on the Southern and South-Eastern borders in Europe, it is remarkable that border crossings in the North are completely left out of the picture.

I had no idea that people travel via Russia to get asylum in Norway. I have to admit that this was completely new to me.

Good to see that the country is protected.

Norway’s Arctic Border Problem.

It is of interest that population groups that are non-European are doing everything in their power to get into this continent, whether by improvised “boats” on the Mediterranean or by walking in the arctic…

Are Western territories really the only territories on this planet worth living in? You would certainly think so when reading about this massive influx of asylum seekers pouring in all over the “continent.”

Norway’s geography apparently makes it hard to besiege, yet there’s been so much writing about lack of personnel and funding when it comes to our defence, that you would think that the end is nigh.

I guess all Norway needs is more involvement and then we are probably sorted. The nature and terrain itself is violent; which is what these articles describe in part…

Some Norwegian politicians want the border closed down immediately, the prime minister states that it is not that easy.