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A Mesmerising Ritual of Power & Protest: PJ Harvey – Brixton Academy, London 31/10/2016

It’s Halloween, and Polly Jean Harvey emerges from the darkness. She stalks the stage while leading her sombre troupe of drum-beating musicians across this territory, that is now completely her own, to the percussive battering of ‘Chain of Keys’, with the … Continue reading

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The Age of Ignorance: Adventures in the Fetid Bog of Prejudice, Ignorance and Misconception Surrounding the Refugee Crisis

@DanielAdshead25 Decades from now historians will study and opine on the current era in which we exist. Human societal development has reached a watershed moment in its evolution: we, in the UK, have fought for emancipation from serfdom; universal suffrage; … Continue reading

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In Jeremy Corbyn, the Heart of the Left Can Beat Anew

Another day, another poll reducing Tony Blair, and his acolytes in the PLP, to despair. First, there was the misguided belief among Labour MPs that nominating Corbyn would ensure a broad debate during the, presently interminable, leadership election, while at … Continue reading

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My reply to South West MEP Julie Girling’s email defending the principles of the Transatlantic trade and Investment Partnership

Dear Julie,    Thank you for your swift reply, and the information you provided. However, many concerns still remain. I find it is disingenuous and duplicitous, on your part, to assert that you are passionate about protecting the NHS from … Continue reading

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An Essay on Communist Famines Written in Eight Hours

Why did communist governments in the twentieth century experience such devastating famines? The Communist regimes of the twentieth century – most notably in the USSR and China – had three clear and unmistakeable characteristics in common that engendered social and … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins, Irrationality, Goedel’s Ontological Proof and Why Religions are bad, but Religion is Not

A Caveat The last section (concerning Goedel and modal logic) of this blog is a lot to process, and took me a while to sufficiently understand and reduce to a simpler form in my mind when I first learned of … Continue reading

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An Exorcism of the Mind

It has been three months since I last wrote. Aside from a lengthy and very  personal confession I put down to paper while I was sitting in an empty dorm in the twilight of Kampala. The call to prayer from … Continue reading

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