Monthly Archives: December 2010


I particularly enjoy Christmas because I find it is a wonderful metaphor for 21st century life: gaudy decorations and expensive gimmicks adorn and surround a tree which is, after all, dead. I was in a supermarket earlier when I suddenly … Continue reading

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The Death of Culture and Civilisation

I see here that the creator of Big Brother, Peter Bazalgette, has been approached by the government and is in talks discussing the possibility of becoming a non-executive director of the Ministry of Culture. This is the man who almost … Continue reading

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Religion and Manipulation

Whilst composing this the other day (forgive the shameless plug), it struck me that the idea of god and, indeed, the driving force behind all established churches (although not necessarily the original intent behind any of them) was to persuade … Continue reading

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