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This is Me(me)

“Identity Politics”, and its populist backlash, is taking the West by storm, forcing us all to take sides, imposing a collectivism we would never have imagined.

Post Truth

Value is an act of faith. It is as real, rational, or empirically substantial as gods, demons, fairy tales, vampires and the origin of a denied fart.


If we’re rewriting the events we’re uncomfortable with, what we’re replacing them with are just, well, stories.


The desire to have some thing, that excuses us for behaving the way we actually do – rather than the way we know we should – seems an almost quintessential human urge. 

Let me demonstrate

Pity the poor moderate centrists who have no experience, or history, of protest; they’ve never had a reason to raise a mob, to march or storm the gates. But with Brextremists both in power and in opposition, centrists are realising that they need to learn. Fast.