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40p per unit of alcohol: Lessons in social engineering

Today’s news that David Cameron seeks to introduce a law to make booze at least 40p per unit highlights the failure of social engineering and, more importantly, the secular state. The government acknowledges that binge drinking, not to mention problem … Continue reading

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John Humphrys: It’s the “why” that’s tricky.

John Humphrys’ report in the weekend’s Telegraph about shameless legless boozers seeks answers to why we are living in an age of social and moral meltdown. Humphrys’ reflection goes part of the way to answering the question: But none of … Continue reading

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Gang rape and the moral bankruptcy of secular society

In yesterday’s post I showed how Judges chapter 19 teaches us not to trust our human nature to do the right thing.  When everyone does what seems right in their own eyes, society melts down.  Some people are good but … Continue reading

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