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A Review of 'The Rage Against God' (Peter Hitchens)

I’ll read anything religious, or anti-religious – it is my forte, it is what I do day-in and day-out. So of course, naturally, when I learnt about Peter Hitchens, brother of the notorious militant atheist Christopher Hitchens, book ‘The Rage Against God’ it did not take me much effort to grab a copy, or rather a digital copy because I read it online on Scribd.com – I highly recommend that site for all book enthusiasts. 1,391 more words

The foul tornado - Peter Hitchens on the Great War.

To say that that the First World War was the greatest cataclysm in human history since the fall of the Roman Empire is to put it mildly.

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Opinion Polls Don't Actually Measure Opinions

Recently I was listening to Peter Hitchens, British journalist, political figure and brother of the late Christopher Hitchens, and he briefly spoke to the nature of opinion polls, the use of such polls and why they are misnomers. 497 more words

Society

Dangerous Ideas

Deathly Silence

An anonymous commentator called our attention to a piece from the Briefing at Matthias Media, commenting upon the “Festival of Dangerous Ideas” held recently at the Sydney Opera House.  378 more words

Australia

Questionable Time #105

Good morning Lemmings and ‘welcome’ to that time of year again. ‘Welcome’ to the dried up creek of political news, ‘welcome’ to that vague sense of unease at the overfriendly weather and more importantly, ‘welcome’ to the season where we get to show the world who’s the #1 nation when it comes to being comprehensively crushed in any number of sporting events. 1,130 more words

Question Time

BBC Question Time 03/07/2014

This week, the Question Time panelists were Jo Swinson MP (Lib Dem), Alan Johnson MP (Labour), Bernard Jenkin MP (Conservative), Peter Hitchens (journalist and eleventh-hour replacement panelist) and Christine Blower (General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers). 1,724 more words

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