Sajid Javid's Red Team

Military forces need to train as realistically as possible. In 1871 Helmuth von Moltke said  that no plan survives first contact with the enemy, so it is normal to fight […]

Is Lewis Hamilton a Racist?

Wikipedia says: “Racism is the belief that groups of humans possess different behavioral traits corresponding to inherited attributes and can be divided based on the superiority of one race over another. It may also mean prejudice, discrimination, […]

The British Empire and Ceylon

The British Empire was based on trade, not plunder, unlike many other empires. We arrived at places that had not invented the wheel and we left them with universities, hospitals […]

How Covid Got Science a Bad Name

Science (from Latin scientia ‘knowledge’) is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the world. We owe the modern world and our quality of life to science. It has sorted out truth from […]

Is Planet Earth Cooling?

It looks like we are headed into a Grand Solar minimum, a cyclical event of greatly reduces sunspot activity. We had one between 1645 and 1710, called the Maunder Minimum, […]

Greta Thunberg, The Memes #2

For the first compilation of Greta memes click HERE. If you wrote it in a novel nobody would believe it. A clearly deranged and uneducated child who admits that she […]