I, like many left leaning liberals, attempt to persuade my centre-right counterparts against nationalist apology and constantly warn against its allure. Nationalism encapsulates an implicit belief of superiority above all other existing nations and their associated citizens. This belief, when transformed into its toxic form, is often accompanied with the more tangible xenophobia or racism … Continue reading Why Nationalism Persists
In 1 Timothy 6:10, it says “For the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil. By craving it, some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many sorrows.” As for so many of the ethical lessons the bible purports to teach, as well as this one, it can … Continue reading Money, the Root of All Evil or Trust?
A 24-year-old sufferer of depression was a year ago given a prescription that changed her brain and, therefore, her mindset: a weekly swim in cold water. Sarah, the protagonist of this story, was filmed as part of the BBC documentary series ‘The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs.’ “It was a series that looked at our … Continue reading A Cold Dip