Socrates in the House of Lords: What is Democracy and Does Theresa May Believe in it?

The fact that Theresa May, the UK prime minister, made an unprecedented appearance in the House of Lords speaks volumes over her respect for parliamentary democracy. It is now patently clear that the EU referendum that took place on June 23rd 2016 was flawed ever since the former prime minister, David Cameron, promised the vote […]

Socrates: Have we Asked the Right Question?

The UK voters were asked a simple question that, in my view, required a complicated answer. The reaction and political chaos after the referendum result underlines the fact that the wrong question was posed.     Let me take an example from the Greek philosopher Socrates. He was renowned for his wisdom but according to […]