Month: June 2017

The Divine Right Of Kings Falters At The Ballot Box

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politics

First thoughts on the UK election of 8 June 2017. As a result of the vote, do people sense they have the power to change things – that they actually can make a difference with their vote? Does anyone not think it was a misjudgement by the Conservative leadership to think they could so easily carry the election. Does anyone not think it was hubris for the Conservative leadership to call an election at all […]

But Is It True

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society

Repeat a lie often enough and people will begin to believe it. The moon is made of cheese The moon is made of cheese. I mean, how many times would I have to repeat that before people began to believe it? And if I were king or prime minister or president with all the channels for disseminating information at my disposal and I said it, how long would it take before people began to believe […]