Tag Archives: morality

Staying Alive

From Chris Snowdon: …These health lobby groups appear to be dismissive of the actual public – the choices that people make and the opinions they actually have. They see themselves as speaking in the name of public health, which they … Continue reading

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Sadistic, Bullying, Antismoking Prison Guards

The war on smoking is a moral crusade. The antismokers in Tobacco Control regard themselves as virtuous in fighting their war on tobacco. They see themselves as Doing the Right Thing. They regard themselves as saintly figures – holy men … Continue reading

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Beautiful People

There seems to have been a bit of a tweetstorm in the aftermath of Jeremy Vine’s recent tweet. I was writing about it yesterday in The Inconsiderate Jeremy Vine. And now my blog has been sucked into the storm as … Continue reading

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I Hope Michael Gove Isn’t Our Next Prime Minister

The Conservatives are having a leadership contest to replace Theresa May. One of the candidates is someone called Michael Gove: Tory leadership hopeful Michael Gove has said he was lucky to have avoided going to prison for cocaine use but … Continue reading

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Brazenly Drinking Beer and Smoking Cigarettes

Continuing on the theme of yesterday’s post, it occurs to me that if Nigel Farage’s beer and cigarettes are what make many people love him, they could equally be what make many people loathe him. After all, if you don’t … Continue reading

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A Fundamental Attack on Everything Normal

In a wide-ranging (Brexit, mass migration, genderism, new Cold War mentality) and thought-provoking speech in Amsterdam a few days ago, Vaclav Klaus spoke of: the danger of the new era of indoctrination and manipulation of all of us adding, This has … Continue reading

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Yet Another New Wave

Ideas come in waves. And they sweep the world. Big ideas are like tsunamis. Little ideas are like ripples on a placid millpond. And like those ripples they spread in ever-widening circles, criss-crossing each other. In the past, ideas travelled … Continue reading

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