September 2019

Consequences

Sir Issac was writing from the viewpoint of a physicist. But the metaphysical philosophers were quick to apply the rules of the natural world to…


British Constitutional Crossroad

It has become a current cliché that the British constitution is at a crossroads verging on crisis. The catalyst is Brexit. But the blind do…



Bunkum History

History does NOT repeat itself. But that does not mean that there are no parallels between the past, the present and future or that we…


Sightline: Taliban

After almost a year of talks, we’re told the deal for a lasting peace in Afghanistan is agreed  -‘ In principle’. A deal? Maybe. A…