An Unhappy Accident

An Unhappy Accident.   Richard Dawkins’  ‘The Selfish Gene’ was published in 1976 and Mrs Thatcher came to power in 1979.  Unfortunately, the way the book was often interpreted played into the hands of Mrs Thatcher’s doctrine that economic self-serving behaviour...

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Could we ever see Category 6?

Climatologists use five types to categorize hurricanes running from 1 to 5, 5 being the most severe. A 5 is defined as a hurricane that is anything above 157 mph.  Last year Hurricane Patricia reached 215 mph which is a...

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No matter how many others go naked

The trouble with capitalism is that it has no sense of original sin, a kind of basic moral obtuseness that underlies so much of what we do.  No, the invisible hand is not the hand of God as Adam...

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