have just posted at the hand mirror.
also, best thing i have read in a long time here, by che tibby. you'll probably need to read it twice, like i did, to get the full and powerful impact of the message. maybe it will help you realise that [insert minority here] are not just lazy bludgers who live like they do because they can't be bothered to get off their butts and change their lives. maybe it'll help you see that some outcomes are a result of society rather than the individual. but then, if you're reading this blog, you probably know that anyway.
and another piece of good writing here, with irfan yusuf comparing the response to comments made by bishop fisher to the response raised by sheikh al-hilaly.