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Can a Freethinker Believe in God?

Following an online interview with an interesting organisation called TheFreeThinkTank, they asked me to write an opinion piece for them on the title above.  They had read… 1,681 more words


The thing about human rights

“No one is born hating another person… People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” 813 more words

Human Rights

The Human Condition- Introduction

Each time you write something and you send it out into the world and it becomes public, obviously everybody is free to do with it what he pleases, and this is as it should be.

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Undressed and private?

Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

At last I had the opportunity to see this exhibition at the V&A.  It was really interesting on many different levels: as a history of garments that were beautifully made; as a history of society and expectations of women’s dress; and also as a reflection of the way women have felt about their own bodies. 504 more words

On National Republicanism

Dasein Journal is a website on National Republicanism in the spirit of Giuseppe Mazzini, the Italian revolutionary who combined ideas of national sovereignty, pan-European cooperation and peaceful coexistence. 224 more words

Mazzinian Republicanism

Introduction into Politics - Leading into Genuine Action

This is the end. And the beginning.

After this American Presidential election, many of us find ourselves asking what we can do. Perhaps some of us can start by broadening our understanding of politics in the first place as action. 231 more words


Is there life beyond Babel?

I’ve always been fascinated by the Babel story: the grandiose construction project left empty and unfinished as its makers lose the ability to understand each other. 1,025 more words