We are going to die, and that makes us the lucky ones. Most people are never going to die because they are never going to be born. The potential people who could have been here in my place but who will in fact never see the light of day outnumber the sand grains of … Continue reading A Brief Eulogy
Given the confusions of our own cultures, not least their institutionalised saturation with the dogmas of multiculturalism, and the widespread post-modern rejection of authority, truth, and meaning, how exactly do rationalists project a single view of Western society’s values?…What do we do about the growing number of people who inhabit a virtual world where, … Continue reading Just Because You’re Paranoid: A Lament
“Thanks to the many people on the left who’ve kept the spirit of resistance alight, including those who will violently disagree with chunks of this book.” So writes Mark Steel in the acknowledgements at the end of his little memoir; words I thought fitted this reader exactly. I’ve long had a soft-spot for Mark Steel. … Continue reading REVIEW: “What’s Going On?” By Mark Steel.