Should I Boycott the Election? #GE2015

To vote, or not to vote, that is the question. Whether ’tis Nobler in the mind to suffer The Slings and Arrows of outrageous Policies, Or to take Arms against a Sea of empty words, And by opposing, end them? I’ve just been having a long argument with someone who is “boycotting” the UK election…

No Woman No Drive

Reblogged from Why Evolution is True Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world that forbids women to drive. Even foreign women can’t drive.  This is part of the religiously-based conservatism that pervades that Islamic nation. You might have heard about the biological consequences of driving: about a month ago a prominent Saudi cleric…

A veil over French schools

In 1905, a law was passed in France confirming once and for all the separation of the church and the state. It confirmed the secular nature of the French government. Ever since the successes of the British Empire over the French Empire, the French have been rather ultra-sensitive and protective of their own national identity.…