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The Year of Covid 19: Political Religion and the Culture Wars. Part 2.4. The EU’s legacy: 1789-1914: Science, Nature, Necessity.

This is the fifth essay in the series on my blog dealing with cultural wars. The first four  cover an introduction, which will be rewritten, and will include an account of the crucial and decisive battle during the constitutional convention of … Continue reading

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Peter Hitchens: An Old Testament Prophet. Part I.

Peter Hitchens, the conservative author and broadcaster, was born in 1951 in Malta, where his father, Eric Hitchens was stationed as a career naval officer attached to the then Mediterranean Fleet of the Royal Navy. Commander Hitchens served during the … Continue reading

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