Tag Archives: Guardian

Dear Eileen, on British politics, history, nationalism, &c.

Dear Eileen, First of all thank you for your question about Corbyn, it prompted a lot of thoughts on a wider range of subjects. I apologise for the length of my ranting response and hope it contains enough insights to … Continue reading

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The Spectacle of Lord Freud

Sophists do not win by persuading you to accept their specific arguments; they win by persuading you to accept their general methodology. They win by transforming every newsreader into a self-professed pundit. This is the minor misfortune of the blogosphere, … Continue reading

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Listening on Assisted Dying

Like many atheists my stance on assisted dying has been favourable. I also advocated philosophies that defended suicide as a sometimes noble and dignified choice. However, at some point I considered counterpoints. My opinions were evolving before I read Jennifer … Continue reading

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