Yesterday the scripture reading in the service was of The Good Samaritan – a parable so overly-familiar that its power and shock are somewhat lost. Here is my take on it, originally posted 2 years ago but even more pertinent now than ever… Recently I was involved in a version of “The Moral Maze” – […]
The promotion of the grievance industry has got to have been one of the most pernicious, socially divisive movements of my lifetime. The ever expanding snare of “hate” legislation has had exactly the opposite effect of the one intended, but precisely the effect that so many of us predicted. Rather than bringing about tolerance & […]
Britain’s chattering classes have been fretting over Silicon Valley’s alleged stranglehold over political life. Letting their imaginations run far ahead of the evidence… And yet now, amid all this hyperbole, we have a real and clear instance of Silicon Valley meddling in British politics and these people have suddenly gone very quiet. https://www.spiked-online.com/2019/04/30/twitters-outrageous-meddling-in-british-democracy/
“Hurrah. Good riddance.” I’m sure many people will say. It’s necessary to say so in order to signal that you are one of the “good guys”, someone who only posts “love speech”. Such people are short sighted fools. You can’t defeat ideologies by cutting out the tongues who espouse them but by changing minds & […]
Godfrey Elfwick is quite simply the grand master of satire! I’m glad twitter banned him – we can’t have people laughing at our glorious, sanctimonious, supercilious, virtue-signalling overlords of the interweb willy-nilly. He needs to be made an example of. “Anyone who has almost every aspect of their online life taken away from them is […]
“So even though Linehan is a loathsome, virtue-signalling prig, he deserves our support. He has discovered, belatedly, that those on the left are as vulnerable as those on the right if we don’t all stand up for free speech.” Hate crimes are fake crimes.
“The truth is the Tommy Robinson phenomenon is a product not of too much liberty, but of too much censorship. It is the cultural elite’s cowardly instinct to chill open discussion about issues like Islam, multiculturalism, mass immigration and social tensions that created Tommy Robinson” http://spiked-online.com/newsite/article/how-the-left-made-tommy-robinson/21653#.W2flpdhKhmA