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Tag Archives: Politics
Freedom, as has been said by many, is a delicate and fragile thing and civilization is a state of culture and society that requires both personal and collective commitment. It is thus a duty to oppose the disenfranchisement, both social and political, of disadvantaged groups unless atomistic anarchy, in which the most violent and charismatic people rule the rest of us, is to be avoided. In that notion of vigilance in favour of civilization over oppression I also include feminism and the fight to equalize sexual preferences between adults. Indeed, one might say that the essential ingredients of misogyny, homophobia and other bigotries are so similar as to warrant very similar and universal condemnation. But this piece is primarily about facing up to the powerful remnants of the UK’s cultural inheritance in which to be non-white is still to be treated and viewed as a second class citizen and a second class person. Continue reading