"When something 'arrives', in a popular culture sense," writes Luke Plunkett, (a journalist for Kotaku, "it's never to the tune of trumpets and a standing ovation."
There was an idea not so long ago, even among many Irish people, that it was time to move on from the past... Post-Brexit, however, I suspect this relatively recent sense of equanimity is being put to the test.
No civilization is authentic, monolithic, pure; the exact opposite is true.
As someone who moves in moderate circles, I have cause to talk to people on both the Left and Right of the political spectrum. With Brexit dominating the political sphere, I've already made several discussions of Brexit from a wide range of perspectives, but I was reminded the other day that plenty on the economic Left … Continue reading The EU is not a Neoliberal Organisation – no matter what the Left says
They say 24 hours is a long time in politics. They're right.
Three broadly pro-European arguments against the notion of 'taking back control' from the 'evil overlords' in Brussels.
People are not defined neatly by one social issue. People who are advantaged in one social category may well also be disadvantaged in another. People are complicated like that. Fight systems, not individuals.
Too many people wrongly understand this debate as one of security versus privacy. The real choice here is one of liberty versus control... privacy is not in what we hide, but in having the freedom to hide something.
What's the difference between a person and a watch? Not as much as you might think...
What really scares people is not the artificial intelligence in the computer, but the “natural” intelligence they see in the mirror.