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47. Thames Madhouse

The German Press describes the UK Parliament as a “Madhouse on the Thames” over its wrangling to leave the EU. Or like Turkeys voting for Christmas. Is this just press hype? Or an insight into how little the Eurozone understands … Continue reading

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46. Poverty UK

Poverty UK is a political choice.  So says Philip Aston the UN Poverty Envoy looking into the UK. Austerity reported as a political mentality. Universal Credit not working. Brexit will hit the poorest hardest. The social safety net is no longer … Continue reading

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45. Icelandic Palm

The Iceland supermarket chain Christmas Advert has been banned on TV for being too political. It is all over social media. What is too political? Palm Oil is a controversial product deemed unhealthy and in many foods. It is also … Continue reading

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44. Dunning Kruger Effect

The Dunning Kruger Effect is a state of mind where somone thinks they are good at something, and cannot see that they are not. In other words they are incompetent, and are unable to recognise their incompetence. In fact they … Continue reading

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43. Black Hollywood

Black Hollywood is a documentary on the struggle for black people to enter into the US film Industry. When Moonlight won the Oscar for Best Picture starring an all black cast a milestone was reached. The fact that La La Land … Continue reading

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42. Two Women a Week

Two Women a Week die at the hands of violent men. Not any Men. Partners and Ex-Partners.  The men are controlling dominating and expect the woman to meet every need he has. The relationship becomes one sided. The man all … Continue reading

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41. Orwell Screens

Orwell Screens: “TVs that Watch Us”!! Orwell was ahead of the game predicting the rise of the digital age in his novel Nineteen Eighty Four! Throughout the novel the telescreen is everywhere. It could not be shut off. Yet the old man … Continue reading

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40. Emotional Smell

The sense of smell , Emotional Smell, more than any other is connected to memory. This is because there is a short cut between the sense of smell and emotional centre of the brain. The smell comes directly into the olfactory … Continue reading

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39. Philippa Foot

Philisopher Philippa Foot claimed ‘In moral philosophy it is useful, I believe, to think about plants.’ Her point was that nature is how things are, morality is how we humans think things ought to be. Are humans a part of … Continue reading

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38. Moneyland

Moneyland. The real Goldfinger was called Siegmund Warburg. In this era we are complacent but not shocked to be told that the wealth of the world is held by fewer and fewer individuals. This was not always so. After WW2 the poor … Continue reading

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