Category: Comment

Run away, run away…

The German market story shows the integration of Europe that the Brexiters hate; along with the German victims, we have an Italian woman working in Germany who was a most likely a victim, a Spanish student on the Erasmus program…

Economic magnets

We British tied Merkel’s hands many years ago – the Basic Law of Germany was agreed by the Allies after the 2nd world war and it guarantees refugee rights. Trouble is that decades of US/UK interfering with Middle East politics…

Many shades of Life.

I’ve been thinking about the symbiosis between organisms and I want to present a different view that should simplify our understanding of the tree of life. With the rise of the computation of phylogenetic trees then this isn’t a new…

Tomorrow starts today

Have spent the past 7 years working through a vast array of existential problems that I feel are fundamental to humanity. You know the list, they range from food needs scarcity, to global warming to secularism, to what the heck…

The New Atheist

I am the atheist in that I have never known a state of having any belief in god. If you consider how belief is formed in your brain then whatever neuro-chemical pathways are needed: I don’t have those and I’m…

Let us Heal.

The hosepipe bans in the UK have started again. Yes the inhabitants of this great and green Albion, world famous for its inclement weather, will have to use buckets to wash their cars. Perhaps the people, struggling under the weight…

Blinded by the light ?

The Pope’s Easter message is one that we are “groping in the darkness, unable to distinguish good from evil” which is remarkably coming from someone who resides in palaces that glitter with baubles of such incredible opulence; we must wonder…