No society can operate on laws alone. The demonisation of opposition by both sides of the Brexit divide is dangerous.
Posts Tagged: Philosophy
Jonathan Hughes: In memory of Jonathan Sacks – whose words and writing contributed so much to British politics and society
He had a rare gift for reaching Jewish and non-Jewish and popular and elite audiences with his advocacy of community over individualism.
“It’s the single most worrying intellectual current that we have lived through”, Daniel Hannan explains in this extract from our latest live event.
We republish a personal Tory manifesto first published by this site almost exactly five years ago.
“The greatest trial that all human beings have to confront is that of death. How to accept the fact that I will die.”
He explains why he believes Gyimah, his former PPS, and others are making a mistake in switching to the Liberal Democrats.
‘Liberal democracy’ is not an inevitable combination. Nor, it seems, is it necessarily a sustainable one.
It feels like our Party has forgotten that even a broad church needs shared values on which its different wings and traditions can agree.
The way equalities law applies to “philosophical belief” has created a messy courtroom battleground for all sorts of angry fringe groups to seek protection.
Nasserism, Ba’athism and Arab Socialism, not capitalism, are the colonial impositions on the Arab world.
Historically, we have developed our best new ideas and talents when in Opposition. We must break that cycle, and renew our movement now.
To mark Key’s resignation, we republish our founder’s insights into the basis of his success.
If the head of one person is attached to the body of another, which of them survives – if either?
Imogen Atkinson: More foodbanks – not a sign of a failing state, but a sign of a compassionate society
The welfare state is rigid and mechanistic – charity is flexible and empathetic.
Today would have been my dad’s 65th birthday. His work reveals new wonders of the world to me even in his absence.