What is Free Speech

Sunday, 15 February 2009

[Picture of Scandal Magazine]A LOT of people seem to think that “Free Speech” is a basic human right, and that it allows you to say anything at all about anything or anyone at all.

However, that is not the case; Read the rest of this entry »

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What is Democracy Anyway?

Monday, 5 November 2007

[Picture of democracy quote]DEMOCRACY is a myth.

“Democracy” seems to be considered to be a good and desirable “thing” — some people even believe that it is a basic human right. Others think of it as being natural. Honestly, the way the media report it, you would imagine that there is only one clearly defined “democracy”.

For goodness sake: people are dying in the fight for democracy — yet it can mean almost anything; it is a myth — and I will prove it! Read the rest of this entry »

Why Politicians are Not Good for Us

Thursday, 12 April 2007

[Picture of Black Rod]POLITICIAN is a job title; it is paid employment.

And who pays the politician’s wages and expenses? — That’s right, WE DO.

So what does the job entail? In other words, what do we get for our money?

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Why Bicycles Are An Anomaly

Wednesday, 28 March 2007

[Picture of a bicycle lane]THE UK’s traffic and transport system is not cohesive and makes no sense.  I aim to show here that bicycles are neither understood nor taken seriously, and that their primary role is merely as a blunt weapon — mainly against the car. The car is the target of hatred by many for all sorts of reasons, even though it is extremely popular (see Why The Car is Best).

Public transport these days tends to be in the hands of private companies, and while there are calls for improved services, the government has already taken action. Very expensive action. This action has two effects: it targets cars and it appears to promote bicycles! (see How To Stop Traffic Jams & Save Lives). Read the rest of this entry »