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Review: Mortality by Christopher Hitchens

August 13, 2013 6:28 pm4 comments
Review: Mortality by Christopher Hitchens

On June 8th 2010 Christopher Hitchens was struck with a pain in his chest and thorax, a feeling so great that he was unable to move and one that even prompted the calling of the emergency services. After a range of tests Mr Hitchens and his wife, Carol Blue, learned […]

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Should a Liberal Society Tolerate Religious Minorities?

March 26, 2013 3:22 pm0 comments
Should a Liberal Society Tolerate Religious Minorities?

The very definition of liberalism can be summarised in Voltaire’s famous quote, ‘I don’t agree with what you’re saying, but I’ll fight to the death for your right to say it.’ It is rare that the essence of an ideology can be truly captured in a single sentence, but I feel […]

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