Charles de Gaulle: Why the EU and UK Will Never Understand Each Other

Reading Time: 3 minutesDivorce can be a messy and expensive business. In the same way that people don’t get married with the intention of filing a divorce, I’m convinced that the UK didn’t initially join the EU (or European Economic Community, as it then was), in order to cause chaos and leave it. However, at least one notable […]

Hypochondria, Paranoia and the Brexit Vote: “EU Migrants Who go Bump in the Night.”

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhat’s up Doc? Have you ever had that feeling that everything is against you, and you can’t do anything about it? If that happens once in a while, that’s part of life. More often, you should consider changing jobs. All the time, then you most probably resemble people suffering from hypochondria and/or paranoia. Hypochondriacs visit […]

Politicians Have Taken the UK to the Brink of Extremism

Reading Time: 4 minutesHaving left the UK in 1984, I am beginning to wonder if my fatherland is not the outward looking and relaxed land that I thought it was.  I love the UK, don’t get me wrong. I can assure you that, on the 24th June, I was one of the most upset persons in the EU, […]

Consequentialism: You may have “Brexited”, but I’ve been “Blessed”

Reading Time: 3 minutesConsequentialists base the rightness or wrongness of actions on their outcome. If the outcome is good enough, it doesn’t really matter what you do, or how you do it. Basically, the better the outcome, the greater the justification you have for using means that have no intrinsic moral value.   It is important to note […]