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On Working Class Tories (a Response to a Meme)

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Has being called a playground insult by a 478 pixel-wide internet meme ever convinced you of anything?
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The Definition of Things, Re: the Sexes

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When things get very complex, our categories can break down. Should we get rid of the categories?Continue reading The Definition of Things, Re: the Sexes

Against the Petition to Shut Down Liverpool University Pro Life Society

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The call to shut down the Pro Life Society is philosophical and linguistic anti-Jujutsu.Continue reading Against the Petition to Shut Down Liverpool University Pro Life Society

The Nuclear Deterrent: A Response to a Meme by Another Angry Voice

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The deterrent effect works on the belief on the part of the opponent that a retaliation will be forthcoming. Despite how much we don’t want to retaliate, our people and theirs will be safest if we pretend that we always will.Continue reading The Nuclear Deterrent: A Response to a Meme by Another Angry Voice

I’m Sorry for Voting for Brexit

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Only racists, imperialists and bigots voted out. I’m ashamed to have been one of them. I am so sorry for voting for Brexit. Continue reading I’m Sorry for Voting for Brexit

Who Rules over Us? Who Shall? (Brexit)

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[Guest post by Joel Pearce]

This may come as little surprise to some, but I nevertheless thought that I would make it public: I support the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’s exit from the European Union. In fact, no, that is something of a falsification – what I actually support is a dissolution of the European Union itself, and a return of sovereignty to the 28 member states that comprise it.Continue reading Who Rules over Us? Who Shall? (Brexit)

A Response to A Meme on the Subject of Beliefs, Actions and Ethics

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A friend of mine posted the following meme on Facebook: my fingers hovered over the keyboard then I thought ‘No’ and realized that it would not be a good idea to offer my friend a mini-dissertation on a 4-second internet meme. So here’s what I would have written.Continue reading A Response to A Meme on the Subject of Beliefs, Actions and Ethics