Monthly Archives: March 2012

We’re All Extremists Now…

Well according to a new report if you are a UKIP supporter or member you may well be a violent nut job… I was pointed to the report by Dan Hannan MEP who rightly questioned why UKIP were included. It’s also been doing the rounds of the usual places. And just for you here’s a…

Who are the Invisible Children?

Most who are on some form of social network will have likely seen the “KONY 2012″ video by now, and will be aware of their campaign to raise awareness of a terrible war criminal known as Joseph Kony. A man who is responsible for rape, murder, torture and the use of children as soldiers in…

Weiss: Foolish to pretend Rand is repulsive

The author plugged by George Monbiot in his emotional and dishonest tirade has found a few words of his own to say about Rand this week: I’m not a Rand follower–an “Objectivist”–and never will be. …  But I can’t deny that there were aspects of her work that appealed to me. It’s foolish, I found,…

International Women’s day

It started in 1911 with the campaigning for women’s rights to work, vote, be trained, hold public office and end discrimination but since then, great improvements have been made within our culture. The campaign responded and the tone and intention of IWD has, for the past few years, moved from being a reminder about the…

Honesty is a virtue that George Monbiot does not possess

© Dan Eckert

Reason, purpose, self-esteem, independence, productivity, justice, integrity and honesty are the key virtues of the objectivist system. They are the primary secondary and tertiary corolaries of Rand’s metaphysical observation that what is real is objectively real, regardless of your opinion. That existence exists, and we aren’t making it up. In contrast, George Monbiot’s mendacious and…