Fear, Death, COVID 19 and Justice

I wrote in my last post about our need for human relationships and the hope that the government would take full account of that, as they considered the next steps in the COVID national story. As it seems that we’re headed almost inexorably into more ‘lockdown’ (whatever you might call it), I think it’s worth considering the impact on people of the current situation.

The meaning of Life

I was recently reminded of what was said in a Christian newspaper The Tablet at the time of the death of David Cameron’s disabled son, Ivan, in 2009. The comments in the article served as a useful reminder that we can’t value people, or our relationships with them, on the normal social conventions, or based on some arbitrary post-modern values of ‘the quality of life’