Category Archives: Politics

Abortion and Libertarian Ethics (plus a little Freedom of Speech)

I’ve been on a hiatus from blogging on Liberal Rubbish throughout my Master’s year. Having recently graduated, I thought I’d dive back into the world of blogging with a fairly light and non-controversial topic: Abortion. I recently had a discussion … Continue reading

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The Railways – Nationalise, Privatise, or Leave Well Alone?

Franchising, for all its oddities, really is the best of both worlds. Continue reading

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Confused about Political Apathy? Look in the Mirror.

I recently read this article from Nottinghamshire Skeptics. It’s about a talk they put on recently and the reaction they received. It’s neither uncommon nor surprising, but something about this story riled me up to write down some thoughts that … Continue reading

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Preferring the Nightmare – Part Three – What can we do?

This is the Third part of a three-part post. The first two parts can be found here and here. These attitudes poison useful discourse and retard progress the world over. Popping back to the US for a moment, it’s worth … Continue reading

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Preferring the Nightmare – Part Two – Closer to Home

This is the second part of a multi-part post about CS Lewis’s idea of “Preferring the Nightmare” and it’s relevance in political discourse today – to view the first part click here. Note: Sorry for the crazy formatting – I … Continue reading

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Preferring the Nightmare – Part One – The Satanic Baby-Killers

CS Lewis is not one of my favourite philosophers. He’s one of my favourite fiction writers (from a purely artistic perspective, as I abhor a lot of the moral content of his fiction), but the vast majority of his philosophy … Continue reading

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Nobody is Beyond Redemption

My skin crawls at the mention of the name “Paul Ryan”. Originally just one of many insane and borderline criminal Tea-Party Congressmen of the 2010-2012 session, he rose to prominence as Mitt Romney’s running mate in 2012. Romney, as a … Continue reading

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