Author Archives: Bonobo12

Islamaphobia and Other Excuses

This article was penned by a friend and guest writer.  It is no grand task to unpick the arguments of a racist. But the task may be a necessary one, here and now in the UK, where the arguments have … Continue reading

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Just George

At some point life will bring us into contact with a person whose soul exudes startling purity. We may react towards the idea with scepticism- it is hard to believe that, amongst us, there are those who have not been … Continue reading

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Where are we now? Where are we now?

By nature, I am not a confrontational individual. I like to keep violent inclinations towards fellow human beings firmly suppressed because a) the outcome of giving vent to them is unpredictable (I might get hurt), b) Confrontation requires a measured … Continue reading

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From Russia, without Love.

From Russia, without Love.   ‘For every exotic twist of an attempt at pronouncing his name, there is a theory to explain his motives.’ These are words that I remember writing in an article for my University newspaper in the … Continue reading

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Morally, morally on our way.

I recall someone who once posed a question to the effect ‘does being a more intelligent person make you a morally better person?’ My immediate response was that it couldn’t be the case that greater intelligence would give one a … Continue reading

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Preview, just a preview.

The following is a preview of themes I will shortly be writing about. 1) Contentment. What makes us happy, or content? Are happiness and contentment synonymous? Are we grasping at shadows, pursuing what is ever-elusive? This a topic to which … Continue reading

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Like Dorothy, We Dream.

Who has heard of Oscar Zoroaster Phadrig Isaac Normal Henkel Emmanuel Ambroise Diggs? Come on now, this is common knowledge. You know, but you don’t know that you know. And if you really don’t know, then you should be permitted … Continue reading

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