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Rees-Mogg, Habakkuk and their values

Britain has been the laughing-stock of Europe for a couple of years, but I write this at a time when it seems in complete disarray, with government ministers campaigning like fury against each other. The presenting issue is Brexit, but … Continue reading

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The meaning of life in East and West

Harvard Professor Michael Puett’s lecture last night was as challenging as it was entertaining. The title was ‘Chinese Philosophy and the Meaning of Life’. I had no idea that the strongest values of western culture were about to be turned … Continue reading

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Rose Edge refutes capitalism

It was Rebecca’s birthday. Rebecca was our second child, and Marguerite was baking a cake. At the time were were living in Denstone, which was in many ways a traditional English village. It had one shop, and the shopkeeper was … Continue reading

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State or individual – or anything else?

I first voted in a general election in 1970. Some have been closely fought, others were more predictable. As far as I can remember, every one has been proclaimed as the most important for a generation. This one, though, does … Continue reading

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Vote for God

Super Thursday wasn’t, after all, as unsuper as predicted. Quite a few people voted. Even so, we cannot help wondering. In some countries people lose their lives campaigning for the right to vote. In others they can vote, and queue … Continue reading

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