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Peter Hitchens: An Old Testament Prophet. Part II.

The Abolition of Liberty. The Abolition of Liberty was published in 2003. Hitchens starts off with two quotes, one from Edmund Burke, the Whig statesmen of the eighteenth century: “Society cannot exist unless a controlling power upon will and appetite … 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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Religion and Politics: The UK’s Culture Wars.Comments on Melanie Philips’ new book, Guardian Angel: My Story, My Britain, London, mpem, 2013.

Melanie Philips, according to the BBC, is “one of the British media’s leading right-wing voices”. The lady was brought up in London’s East End in a Jewish family that had immigrated from Russia and Poland in the early years of … Continue reading

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