With most excellent timing, on the eve of the Labour Party Conference, Tony Blair begins teaching a course in ‘Faith and Globalisation
’ at Yale University. While the UK’s political focus is on Gordon Brown’s miserable visage and his never-ending purgatory, the cameras and glitzy chat shows cannot help but be drawn Mr Blair’s charismatic promise of life-giving water. He has no qualification to teach - no degrees in theology, politics or philosophy - and yet he is being paid a fortune for spouting his nebulous, ecumenical, third-way religio-political pap to the some of the world’s finest young minds.
And what is his thesis?
‘Religion can either harm or heal
What a mind-blowing and profoundly academically challenging course this must be.
And Cranmer thought educational dumbing down and worthless degrees
were just a British problem. Blessings to Mr Beau Bo D’Or for the excellent graphic