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Why we are all extremists

This article is part of a series of political and religio-sociological essays intended to provoke thought and discussion. You can find the first here. “The myth of the age is that it is possible to hold an accurate, fact-based or … Continue reading

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A Prediction of War

“The trend seems to be – whatever is the latest opinion about what will or won’t happen, Trump will succeed in the opposite.” This article is part of a series of political and religio-sociological essays intended to provoke thought and … Continue reading

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How to kill ISIS (and why we don’t want to)

“…ISIS are quite, quite brilliant…” As I write, there has been yet another terrorist attack. Yet again a van as rammed into a crowd. Where it happened doesn’t matter. You could be reading this at any time in the near … Continue reading

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Am I Charlie? The Problem of maintaining a moderate view

  ‘Je suis Charlie’ – I am Charlie – is the rallying call in Europe and even around the world but … am I Charlie? Can I really identify with the men who died and what they stood for? And … Continue reading

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