Tag Archive: opinion

choosing language carefully – being considerate

I make no claims to be a ‘nice’ person who is aware of every social nuance, nor am I a calm person who doesn’t enjoy flying off the handle now and then. What I… Continue reading

emotion-free abortion arguments

The argument [for abortion] is remarkably straightforward and emotion-free. (John Zande on Random Thoughts) Makagutu links to a very interesting article in his post On Abortion, which has numerous examples of anti-abortion women believing… 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

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

sticking our liberal noses in your life

I would argue though that today’s “liberals” are the authoritarians as they can’t seem to stop sticking their noses in to the most personal aspect of our lives. What kind of lightbulbs to… Continue reading

lefty loserism

VR Kaine gave a great comment about lack of success in leftist movements being down to poor leadership and a culture of ‘loserism’ (which I assume is a synonym for ‘victimhood’, discussed in… Continue reading

the heart of equality

a discussion about selling sex

Emma gives some great thoughts on what sex for sale means in human society, over at The Arbourist. For me, the comment is excellent: she makes great points that should be pondered by… Continue reading