"My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together." “When I hear people say politics and religion don't mix, I wonder what Bible they are reading.” (Archbishop Desmond Tutu)

"And what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, and to love kindness and mercy, and to humble yourself and walk humbly with your God?" Micah 6.8

"Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable--if anything is excellent or praiseworthy--think about such things." Philippians 4.19

"Work out your salvation with fear and trembling." Philippians 2.12

Saturday, February 19, 2011

The things they say

Another gem from the classroom.

I'd been talking about third world poverty and had been mentioned cholera.

At the plenary I asked. What C is a water-borne disease?

Sir, Sir!! Chlamidia!

I sometimes wonder whether my pupils and I have been in the same room.