Collections of "my" vocal essays with additions, are available as printed books ASIN 197680615 and 1980878536 also some fictional works and some e books available at Amazon;-
The Politics of the future
The politics of the future How to govern in the long term Firstly let us be clear by what is meant by the words to be used.
What color? by peter rose The child seeks numbers bright, just as in others sight. Dots on pages mark out one to three,
Are we alone?
Are we alone? The sonar picked up the first indications, long before the view in the periscope showed anything. Even with the magnified view, the horizon was empty. Yet the continuous beep from the sonar demanded attention. The officer of the watch decided against a general action stations but she did call the captain.
Reform of British democracy
Reforming British Democracy Reform to bring true democracy and may be, save center left politics. Definition-- institution-- an organisation or establishment founded for a specific purpose.
History in context
History in context History should only be taught when in the context of the relevant age. Explaining that at some time back in history, people did things that we now find reprehensible, is fine if the teaching includes information about the "standards," the understanding, the knowledge of that time. Just telling anyone that something, that is now illegal, was then commonly practised, makes those with less experience believe it was a criminal act at the time it occurred, so they make a moral judgement on people in history, a judgement that is flawed.
Criminals or victims?
Criminals or victims? Do victims who later become antisocial, need forgiveness or punishment ? The whole question of crime and punishment has been subject to debates for hundreds of years, in democracies those opposed to punishment tend, not exclusively, to be people with more socialist political beliefs.
Personal tragedy used for political aims
Personal tragedies used for political purpose Political activists using peoples personal tragedies, as excuses for demonstrations.
Saving the plant, marketing ploy or reality
Saving the planet-- marketing ploy or reality? Can we really save the plant while ignoring population numbers? Is the slogan “we must save the planet,” the greatest marketing and sales aid ever found? Or is it really possible to reverse global climate change without halving the total population of the world? Would halving the population actually cause a reversal of climate change?