Category Archives: Politics

Indicative Votes


The British Parliament had their first round of indicative voting the other day and rejected all options on the ballot paper. They don’t want any kind of Brexit at all if possible. The problem is, the question put to the … Continue reading

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Messy Brexit and a Hotter New Year


Well done, you’ve survived another year, and so have I, even despite Christmas excess. The occasional discomfort in the upper torso was just indigestion, probably. At the end of December, or when we can be bothered to get round to … Continue reading

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A Naturalistic Explanation of Suffering


Last time, I noted something of a gap in the results of internet searches on the origin of suffering. I didn’t see any naturalistic explanations, at least in the first page, just supernatural ones and the odd bit of anthropocentric … Continue reading

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Brexit. Best of Three?


That’s what I usually say when I’ve I lost the first game of pool (which is usual): “Best of Three?” Or two! – if we could just do it again and take the second answer, but everyone wake up this … Continue reading

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Keeping Our Heads: Global Politics and Conspiracy Theories


Prompted by the arrival of a new commentator, Paul, I decided to approach the thorny subjects of global politics and conspiracy theories. Paul posted a link to wikispooks (User:Peter) in a comment, saying that the preamble there was also his … Continue reading

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