"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.
They say 24 hours is a long time in politics. They're right.
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.
...their opposition to May’s deal is logically inconsistent with their own argument that May has underplayed the UK’s hand. The trade negotiations that will now ensue, if parliament accepts the withdrawal deal, is their chance to prove that the EU does need the UK just as much as the UK needs the EU – and that it’s possible for the UK to secure long-term access to EU markets without undermining its trade policy autonomy.
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.
One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh; but the earth abideth forever