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Hating Music

Following on from yesterday, I had the thought that hatred starts with dislike or disapproval. In fact, hatred is perhaps simply strong disapproval. Is dislike or disapproval a bad thing? Are we supposed to like everything? Isn’t it actually necessary … Continue reading

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De Facto Ex-smokers

The new Brexit party didn’t win the Peterborough by-election after all, They came second. I’m not very surprised. They won a lot of seats in the EU elections at the end of May. But the EU elections are a bit … Continue reading

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Hooray! A third of NHS hospitals still allow smoking

Hat tip to Smoking Lamp for this: Almost a third of NHS hospitals in England still allow smoking on their premises, according to an official report. Health chiefs have called for hospitals across the country to stop people from lighting … Continue reading

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One More UK Election

I was hoping that there wasn’t going to be any more UK politics for a while, and we could all get a break from it, and do something else. But there’s one more UK election to go: the Peterborough by-election … Continue reading

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Impatient Progressives

I’m not a Progressive. And I don’t think I’ve ever been a Progressive. I’ve never had any plans to improve the world. I think that before you can improve anything, you first have to understand it. And if you are … Continue reading

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Forging An Identity

Something I came across this morning: Identity Politics Is Tearing Society Apart Forget the old battles between the left and the right. Welcome to the era of ‘identity politics,’ where loyalties are owed not to class or political party, but … Continue reading

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I Endorse Boris

I’m sick of politics. With luck, I won’t have to think about UK politics for a while, now that Brexit has been delayed, the local council and EU elections are over, and Theresa May has announced she’s going to resign. … Continue reading

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