Category Archives: rights

Selfish desires and taxation…

I am better off financially than a great many of my friends, I have a full-time job and earn more money than I need to live comfortably. If the Tories don’t win the election, I may have to pay a … Continue reading

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Hate ain’t working…

  A couple of months ago I watched a BBC documentary on the KKK, an organisation whom I will happily admit I despise on principle. Which was also the viewpoint that was taken by the filmmakers, who rightly held little … Continue reading

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The choice illusion

It’s an old trick, a good one, one with many variations, many names, but its all the same trick. A trick that hangs on the same guiding principle, creating the illusion of choice. the illusionist can pull this off with one … Continue reading

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The Street: The Complete Lovecraft#12

The first time I read this story I was left feeling a little uneasy, and not sure why. If I had read it in the past, it escapes my memory, so it was one I came to fresh for this … Continue reading

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Hope Amid the Slaughter

There is the tiniest spark of hope in the face of a malignant cancer that is eating away at the natural world. beautiful Where I have to start instead is with the opposite of hope. The West African black rhino has … Continue reading

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Letting the other half govern (finally)

Back in 2013, on my previous blog, I wrote a post called ‘Women in politics, politics in decline’. It contained a lot of facts and figures, mainly because it started out before that as part of an essay for the … Continue reading

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Polaris : The Complete Lovecraft #6

‘Polaris‘ takes it name from the north star, that single static point in the ballet of the night sky around which all else appears to revolve. The star so beloved of sailor and navigators in general due to its constancy. … Continue reading

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