Monthly Archives: February 2011

Art is more important than science

Art is more important than science for the future of the human race   It’s provocative I know.  Scientists everywhere will be tapping out responses furiously – or they would if anyone ever said this in a more public forum … Continue reading

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Why We Shouldn’t be Afraid of the Alternative Vote

On  May 5th we are asked to decide whether we should change our parliamentary voting system from ‘First Past the Post’ to ‘Alternative Vote’. I would hazard a guess that, like me, many of us don’t really know what that … Continue reading

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Is Culture the Way Out of the Capitalist Cul-de-sac?

I was going to say the ‘consumerist cul-de-sac’ but then realised that there is no way out from consumerism.  We must do it to survive; we must have food to eat, clothes to protect ourselves from the elements and fuel … Continue reading

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