Like the psychopathic killer Capitalism is singularly motivated by its own selfish desires without regard for morality or even the lives of other people, and like Sutcliffe it is tempered by a need to appear good and respectable to its spouse. It was when Mrs. Sutcliffe went to bed or was otherwise absent that the Yorkshire Ripper allowed his inner monster out to play.
Goldilocks, the Drake Equation, and Animals
Our destruction, violence, and cruelty in the world we live should shock us and make us anxious. Why would we never consider it on another world? Is it is the case that the grass is always purpler the other side?
Why Won’t the Church Leave the Science to the Scientists?
Follow @UrFhasaidh Anyone who follows dear old @Pontifex on Twitter will be aware that the Holy Father has gone on social media hyper-drive over the past couple of days. Back in the day, before most of our days, we could expect Papal communication to move at the speed of a Mediaeval plague victim; Councils every … Continue reading Why Won’t the Church Leave the Science to the Scientists?
We’re in a Hole and the Lights are all Out
Follow @UrFhasaidh In case you haven’t noticed yet you should know that we are all in deep shit. Nature itself is turning on us, and the damage caused to the world by people in the past fifty years alone has triggered a series of climatic changes that already look to be moving towards a global … Continue reading We’re in a Hole and the Lights are all Out