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Capitalism, Socialism and Conservatism are rooted in a pessimistic view of human nature. Liberalism is different.

John Stuart Mill. 19th Century photogravure image found at

As we face into a veritable hurricane of wild fires, floods and droughts, the time for a major change of direction is long past.

Photo by Garry Neesam on Unsplash

In her prime Germaine Greeer was stunningly attractive to men — unlike her philosopy. Image from

All human life depends on it

I’m sorry but life will never be a never ending summer holiday. Free image from

And why they, you and I probably shouldn’t

Irish and Palestinian flags together. Image from Ireland-Palestine Solidaruty Campaign (ISPC)

Frank Parker

Frank is a retired Engineer from England now living in Ireland. He is trying to learn and share the lessons of history.

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