The reality of Privilege and why our discussions often head South

I caught this conversation on Twitter between Laurence Fox and Yasmin Alibhai-Brown Now, my purpose in writing this isn’t to suggest who is right and

A view of tolerance that is logically incoherent

I have not been too well this week, so haven’t been up to writing too much. I’ve been pressing on with other bits of work

Don’t make Brexit conversations the model for evangelistic ones

If Brexit has taught us anything, I suspect it is two things. First, we are all prone to listening to ‘facts’ that happen to support

If it saves even one life

The Guardian report that Volvo are planning to cap the top speed of their vehicles across the range to 112 mph. I don’t drive a

Why I loathe the false dichotomy of win the person or win the argument

I’m sure you’ve found yourself in a discussion and, at some point, somebody throws out the line, ‘you’re more concerned about winning the argument.’ It

Depression as manipulation

Long time followers of this blog will know that I have suffered from some fairly serious depressive episodes. You can use the search function to

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