Surely pedophilia is a bridge too far

Let's say that our plump king is strolling buck naked down Main Street in speedos a size too small. Except for their boots, holsters, sashes and, epaulettes his armed guards are dressed likewise. You might say that the King looks utterly ridiculous and shameful, you'd be right, and the King would feel it, as only… Continue reading Surely pedophilia is a bridge too far

What Conservatives ought to be trying to conserve

I am a headline reader. I do this regularly as part of my effort to stay broadly informed, and this, at the end of the day, gives me a sort of connect-the-dots image of the world. Or a picture of a landscape out of focus, or a view at 80,000 feet. Dominating this broad view… Continue reading What Conservatives ought to be trying to conserve

Better to dream unto death, than toil and live.

In our post-computer world a new stereotype has emerged, that is the man that lives as much as possible in a virtual reality within computer games. Escapism is nothing new because it is born of man's innate desire to.... errrr.... escape? Or to live in heaven. To always feel relaxed, good, or excited. These feelings… Continue reading Better to dream unto death, than toil and live.

The Link Between Same-Sex Attraction and Child Abuse

In what way are we not a product of our childhood? Obviously, I resemble my parents and would have even if I had been adopted at birth by a Mongolian couple and raised on a galloping pony. But I was in fact raised by my parents, and older folks now long gone who knew my… Continue reading The Link Between Same-Sex Attraction and Child Abuse

We Must Build Our Society on a Foundation of Common Sense, Not Ideas

The basis of all things human is our human nature, and we cannot escape it any more than the dog can escape his, not that it would ever occur to a dog to try. But unlike a dog's nature, our nature does allow us to consider and imagine anything whatsoever. We can contemplate our very… Continue reading We Must Build Our Society on a Foundation of Common Sense, Not Ideas