In the wake of the kidnap and murder of Sarah Everard, there was a huge social push to curb the dangers women face on a daily basis. Social media posts were rapidly shared and many had the emphasis on male behaviours; passing responsibility away from the legal system and directing it towards men as a whole. In doing so, men have been collectively vilified which … Continue reading Tackling Women’s Safety
James O’Brien is held with high regards when it comes to debate and valuing discerning opinions. However, one of his more recent podcasts has shown he has lost that regard. He now only values what he has created as truth and demonises the people of discerning opinions regardless of whether you agree in part with him. He is one of many people to cower to … Continue reading James O’Brien no longer values differing views
There was a time where sports and politics had their own spheres of influence. These times have seemed to pass with the new era of political correctness and ideological warfare. December 5th 2020 saw fans back in stadiums. Both teams on the pitch, just like many teams since the 20/21 season started, knelt to show support and solidarity with the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement. Millwall … Continue reading Football endorse political correctness
On the 12th November 2020, CNN aired a segment talking about the transition of conservative people moving from the ‘Social Media Giants’ such as Facebook and Twitter to a new site called Parler; a site which claims to allow complete freedom of speech. The irony is that the concerns the CNN journalists had, only speak more truth to the conservative concerns about social media censorship. … Continue reading CNN’s Ironic Concern With Parler
Child hunger is not a new problem created by Covid-19. Unfortunately, children have been going hungry for decades. Marcus Rashford’s campaign helped thousands of children over the Summer, but the call for it to return has seen politicians divided as well as the general public, as we continue to tackle living with covid-19. The March lockdown saw businesses shut, reduced household incomes and lost jobs. … Continue reading The responsibility of feeding children
The death of George Floyd brought the unintended tragedy of Breonna Taylor in to the spotlight of mainstream media. Breonna Taylor was killed by police in March during a police raid and has been the fuel for widespread protests and riots in many major American cities. And although the actions of all three officers that night have been rightfully examined and reviewed, almost every element … Continue reading Breonna Taylor: uproar vs facts
There is always a debate to the extent of which individuals are allowed to express their views and rightfully so, speech is a complex topic. However, a current politically correct environment puts even more pressure on this fundamental right in democratic societies and threatens the progressive nature of western civilisation. Currently the laws surrounding freedom of speech are limited. The limitations are comprised in the … Continue reading Freedom of Speech vs Hate Speech
Everyone loves to whip out a statistic in a debate over moral issues, but we need to improve our statistical awareness to maintain credibility and consistency in our argument. In all systems and businesses, statistics guide judgements and policies to further improve any aspect of that system or business. Statistical awareness involves people understanding the role and importance statistics have on our lives as well … Continue reading Statistical awareness a problem?
To solve difficult problems and achieve an outcome that works for the majority, we must be able to discuss ideas despite the possibility of conflicting points of view. You will have had at some point disagreed with someone you live with over a certain issue. Ignoring the problem makes life at home more difficult. This is also similar when you fail to hear the other … Continue reading What happened to discussion?