As David Robertson has pointed out here, apparently the burning question of our UK election is not political, but a moral one. Tim Farron –
Another day and another MP walks into an electoral tornado. Today it is the turn of Andrew Turner, MP for the Isle of Wight. It
Say what you like about street preachers. Some do it well, others less helpfully. Some are winsome, others more antagonistic. Some are wise as serpents
*sigh* Another day, another stupid ban passed by small-minded people. I would love to dress it up but there really is no other way to
The #Rhodesmustfall campaign goes beyond merely refusing to be silent about Cecil Rhodes or sanitising his role in history. It is tantamount to censorship which, if followed to its logical conclusion, will leave us no history left to study.
Assessing figures from the past by modern moral values, and seeking to remove people from historical study who fail to live up to them, is to impose an impossible measure upon study and to airbrush history in a way that will be detrimental to us all.