How much freedom are we going to surrender?

I saw this post on a friend's timeline on Facebook: I had previously decided not to respond through social media, but rather through this blog, however, I had had a drink and my devil got the better of me. This is what I wrote: I have just seen this and cannot believe that anyone would … Continue reading How much freedom are we going to surrender?

Responses to The Sham of Virtue Signalling Post

I got three comments to this blog post, although only one was made on this website, and, as it agreed with the points made, I will respond only to those that did not agree. https://petercwhitaker.wordpress.com/2021/07/04/the-sham-of-virtue-signalling/ Reply number one: I think that's a simplistic analysis. Most people feel powerless and unable to voice or create change. … Continue reading Responses to The Sham of Virtue Signalling Post

Why Critical Thinking is Good, and this Post is Bad

Experts are not always right. Experts have contributed to some of the worst disasters to befall humanity. Experts had a hand in building the Titanic, in the creation of the drug thalidomide, in the formation of the false science of eugenics, to which the expert naturalist Charles Darwin provided intellectual support. They have also contributed to some of the wonders of our age, but they are not infallible.

Launching ‘The Queen of the Mountain Kingdom’

I spent some time looking at that old bugbear marketing before I officially released The Queen of the Mountain Kingdom. I decided to utilise one of the recommendations regarding doing a book-launch. It was a very simple idea; give the book away for free. The eBook market is saturated. Thanks to fifty Shades of Grey … Continue reading Launching ‘The Queen of the Mountain Kingdom’