Sunday afternoon musings on the rule of law…

Picture the scenario… David Cameron has just been advised that he has lost the election to Ed Milliband and that he will have to vacate 10 Downing Street by noon. However, instead of telling Samantha to get packing he summons the Chief of the General Staff, Nick Carter and orders him to secure Downing Street,…

An answer to a question…

Sarah Brown resident moderator over at Harry’s Place asked me whether I believe “sexual slavery” is justified in any time, place or context. Quite how this question was germane to our ongoing discussion of the video depicting Maajid Nawaz touching up a stripper (she is clearly seen rebuffing his lecherous advances) is beyond me but…

A short comment on moral relativism.

Herodotus records that when Darius was king of Persia he summoned the Greeks present in his court and enquired of them what it would take for them to eat the bodies of their fathers. The Greeks replied that not for all the money in the world would they perform such a deed. Later, in the…