“The Southern Wind is always slow”, they say, “slow to bring us warmth, slow to drive out the frost.” “He’s unreliable too”, another remarks, “never consistent in arriving, never the same strength, always hard to predict; stays too long one year, goes too quickly the next.” “If only he were like his brothers” they jeer, […]Read more "Zephyros"
Recently Simon Kuper wrote an article in the Financial Times (which I can’t link properly because of a paywall) titled “The problem with English”. In the article he argued that, whereas in the 20th century when the English language was necessary for the expansion of an (Anglo-)American empire, nowadays English is a detriment to what […]Read more "Is English a Problem?"
In universities across the world we are seeing more and more a culture of extreme ‘political-correctness’ which is stifling debate and undermining the reasons for higher education. As we enter a modern age with new 21st century challenges to face we are seeing more and more attempts to silence those who offer a different (usually […]Read more "The Silencing of Free Thought and Speech"
The champions league, the pinnacle of European footballing club competition yet out of the past 6 years English clubs have gone into the quater-finals 8 times, of which 6 were Chelsea. Chelsea are also the only English team to have won it since 2009. Tonight Chelsea have been knocked out the Champions League by Paris-San-Germain […]Read more "Why English Football teams don’t do well in the Champions League."
There is a problem within the UK; Obesity, especially in Children. Obesity is a well known problem in the West. This is due to our fat, salt and sugar filled diets. This is no more compounded in the fast food industry. Obesity can lead to Coronary Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure (Leading to heart attacks) […]Read more "Child Obesity in the UK"
Salvation is a very familiar concept, especially to mono-theistic religions. The idea is that if one lives a morally good life they will be saved on death and go to Heaven or Bliss or a place with eternal happiness where you can be with your God of preference. In this post I dont want to […]Read more "Why the Image of Salvation has been Tarnished"
In this post i am going to be pondering the question whether politians should forget about their careers in hopes of bettering the environment; although i am sure you knew that as it is in the title. Climate change is a massive topic, and it is very important to the world’s survival that the amount […]Read more "Should politians forget about their careers to stop climate change?"