# HumanRights

We Can’t All Shout – The Introverted Feminist 1

“We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others.” – Will Rogers Since I posted about my problem with feminism I have delved a little further into feminist literature.  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s “We Should All Be Feminists” was what made me realise that I am a feminist, whether or not I fit the stereotype.  I wholly approve that Miss Piggy (and by default, her creators) received a Feminist Award, I deplore any kind of inequality (not just that against women, or even based on gender) and get annoyed when people are (what I perceive to be) […]

Silenced by the Pipes 1

St Andrews, Scotland: Bigot preaching same-sex marriage had ruined the economy got drowned out by a young bagpiper.  Listen to the cheers of the locals when they hear those pipes and realise what is going on. Well done lad.

A Very Human State

“History in its broadest aspect is a record of man’s migrations from one environment to another.” – Ellsworth Huntington Imagine this.  There are four people are all looking at the same thing and asked to state what colour it is.  The first person says it is green, the second says it is a bluey-yellow, the third says it’s yellowy-blue and the fourth says it’s not red.  Who is right? You could say they all are, after all red isn’t green, but green is green and it’s also somewhere between yellow and blue. Still here? If you followed that train of thought – well done. […]