Recreational contrarianism is the behaviour of adopting a controversial political position as a source of enjoyment. Similar to a provocateur, a recreational contrarian likes to provoke others, but does so specifically in matters of debate,… View Post

This is the dissertation I wrote for my Philosophy undergraduate degree in 2012. Some of the statistics may be a bit out of date, but recent developments in drug liberalisation (such as in the US)… View Post

The goal of end-of-life care is to offer compassionate care and the amelioration of suffering to people in the last days of their life, as well as those afflicted with a terminal condition that has… View Post

Whatever your political persuasion, it’s important to recognise, point out and denounce the unscrupulous behaviour of others who share your worldview. If we genuinely believe that certain opinions and policies are harmful, then, of course,… View Post

The Assisted Dying Bill had its 2nd reading in the House of Lords last Friday, resulting in a 10-hour debate on the matter. While the former Archbishop, George Carey, has supported the Bill, saying it is… View Post