Given the width and breadth of moral blind spots that the Church have demonstrated up to this point, Christian pro-slavery sentiments seems as appropriate a starting point as any.Read More Does the Dark History of Christianity Have a Brighter Future?
A frequent defence of Islam is that it must just be misunderstood, the advocation of violence is merely circumstantial or allegorical. After all, the bible and torah seem to be just as gratuitously barbarous, and yet, have evaded homicidal, terroristic and genocidal responsibility while Islam has become increasingly synonymous with such acts.Read More Islam- Dying for Reform
The attacks in Syria can be justified, insofar as the hostility towards westerners is requisite in impinging upon our safety, but the way in which we are fighting cannot be, by attacking with invisible drones that seek only to kill, we are too sheltered from the slaughter of thousands and displacement of millions to truly understand the consequences of our actions.Read More Syria- The Latest Middle Eastern Disaster
What does not constitute good foreign policy however is invading Iraq on the false pretence of chemical weapons, and even more frighteningly, in George W. Bush’s case, the misguided notion that such destruction could lead to the deaths of Gog and Magog, biblical desert dwelling demons allegedly hiding out in the plains of central asia.Read More Iraq- The Perfect Demonstration of Incompetence
People often sweep Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria under the same rug of inept foreign policy but there are some important differences that need to be addressed. It’s important to demarcate what can be attributed to malicious machinations of insane Bilderbergers, from ill-conceived invasions that were genuinely inspired by the prospect of helping disrupted societies.Read More Afghanistan- Our First Foreign Policy Blunder of the Millennium
The dutch are renowned for their liberalism, from the legalisation of marijuana to the freedom of windswept hair on the venerated cycle path they appear to have liberalist society down to a tee.Read More The Domino Effect- How Nationalism took Europe by Storm
What’s harder to grasp is the common defence of Marine Le Pen that suggests she’s actually an extreme leftist rather than a right-leaning wingnut, but frankly this does nothing to trivialise the Machiavellian worldview of her party.Read More How Le Pen Reignited the Flame of French Nationalism
Erdogan is a megalomaniac, a fascist and a self-proclaimed Islamist. Since his election in 2014 Turkey has claimed the sinister status as the country with the most incarcerated journalists and teenagers have been arrested for as little as publicly criticising his regime.Read More Erdogan- The Height of Political Regression
Since announcing his campaign on June 16th 2015 Donald Trump has maintained one key narrative: the idea that he, alone, can make America great again.Read More Trump- Almost a year since his election, it’s time to revisit how America wound up in this mess
On June 23rd, 2016 most of Britain went to sleep without a flicker of doubt that they would wake up in country no different to the one they fell asleep in, yet in the early hours of the morning it became abundantly clear that the country had undergone a tectonic shift.Read More Brexit- It’s 6 months since Article 50 was triggered, how did we get here?