the sins of the EU

We’re in a state of shock, confusion and horror in the UK. The chattering classes are chattering about how this could have happened, how we can fix it and what form of ignorance… Continue reading

not another referendum

In Scotland we’ve had two referendums of some significance in the last two years. In 2014, we voted on whether Scotland would leave the UK to become an independent nation. Today we vote as part of the… Continue reading

minimal expectations from eternal benevolence

So, I just passed a bearded old man with a HUGE sign sticking up over his head reading, “1 man, 1 woman, 1 marriage, God’s way”. Doing so in a generally liberal university… Continue reading

allowing ourselves to be hoodwinked

The Queen stands for family, community and country, a passive patriotism that most of her subjects understand and appreciate. Her loyal service to her people is reciprocated by their loyalty to her, and… Continue reading

7 Steps to Dealing with a Sexist Partner

one of the greatest struggles for many women is the struggle against the sin of laziness Biblical Gender Roles is a blogger on a mission for attention. He wants to be seen, he… Continue reading

do you prefer attractive people?

I’ll continue to prefer more attractive people to less attractive ones in a thousand subtle ways (Jim) It seems to be an accepted fact in some cultures that more attractive people are more… Continue reading

we are cursed and doomed

Replicas of an arch in the 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel, among the last remaining parts of an ancient Palmyra, Syria, structure demolished by the Islamic State, will be erected in London and New… Continue reading

subtexts in radical feminism

There was a time, not long ago, when rousing anthems on feminism engaged me and enraged me about the patriarchal society we live in. Now I’ve delved a little deeper into radical feminism,… Continue reading

homeschooling

As far as conventional schooling goes, I’m not sold on the idea of young children being indoors for most of the day, sitting on chairs at desks, and following orders. I worry that… Continue reading

measuring poverty

I was told an interesting story the other day. A relative was outside their property and saw a cardboard collector on the street. This is in Argentina, where many people collect and sell… Continue reading