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A theocracy cannot be a democracy, but will always become an oppressive kleptocracy

Today some pub-level political philosophising. But given that our leaders and the mainstream media seem unable to grasp what I’ll be discussing, it may still be worth writing this post.

About 500 years ago, most European countries were to some extent theocracies – they were governed by a monarch and the Catholic Church. When a […]

What terrible mistake are we making today that will have horrific consequences in the future?

As we move into the centenary year of the start of the First World War, most people realise that it was the punitive reparations imposed on Germany after WW1 that contributed to the rise of the Nazis and the deaths of about 40 million people in the Second World War.

Incidentally, though they were the […]