Month: February 2019

No free speech allowed

Dumb Durham

Last September student Angelos Sofocleous, studying philosophy MA at Durham, was sacked from his role as assistant editor of the university’s philosophy journal for retweeting an article in The Spectator. His crime was to have added to the tweet “RT (retweet) if women don’t have penises”. A not inappropriate comment given that the title of…

Little Bo Peep

Bo Peep Crooked

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the largest animal rights organization in the world and tries to draw attention to cases of animal cruelty. So broad is their commitment that they declare: “As an animal rights group, we cannot condone using animals for any reason….” which is unfortunate if you have a…