“This week, in a new open letter to the government, Nutt and many other esteemed intellectuals from universities around the country, the latest proposed policy, the Psychoactive Substances Bill, is criticised…” … More Call for Regulation rather than Criminalisation
“The suspect character of the Magna Carta definition of freedom is rooted in its definition of free men, which only referred to those feudal Barons and Lords of the past with power, prestige and land. Much of the original Magna Carta actually deals with grievances between these men of power and the English Crown; with the peasants of the time being left out.” … More 8th Centenary of the Magna Carta: a document of freedom for the oppressed feudal Barons and Lords
“There are those who even go as far as to argue that “women’s spaces” are sexist because they discriminate against men. On the other end of this spectrum, we have people claiming that one cannot be racist if from an ethnic minority. Both are apparently naïve or disingenuous.” … More There is no feminist or anti-feminist dichotomy.
“I avoid the topic in public discussion, like any other field of politics or philosophy, as, I suppose arrogantly, I think most people don’t really understand it so conversations about it frustrate me.” … More Public perception of feminism is naive.
“Homeopathic “medicine” takes substances that usually cause certain ailments and dilutes them to the point of being near indistinguishable from just water thus magically making them curative. I’d like to hope I’m preaching to the choir when telling university students that this stuff is nonsense but I was unaware that these kinds of “treatments” were available on the NHS.” … More The NHS shouldn’t be offering Homeopathy
“In order to solve this massive problem, the government has been running the Change4Life programme, improved the standardised food labelling system and encouraged food businesses to include calorie information on their menus; it seems to no immediate avail.” … More Solving the Obesity Crisis
“Now it seems a question of when, not if, the UK will choose to review policy and there is already a wealth of information ready for MPs to review.” … More UK Drug Policy needs reviewing