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Tuesday, 18 February 2020
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple I was only twice in a room with the famous, or infamous, British politician Enoch Powell, both times without speaking to him. Sitting on his own, he had a disconcerting expression of passionate intensity, an intensity that was probably characterological and attached itself ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/18/2020 6:51 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Sunday, 16 February 2020
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple Like many persons possessing limited insight into the future, I had supposed that, with the collapse of the Soviet Empire, utopianism would die out in the Western world. I was mistaken. Identity politics in the West is veering in the direction of totalitarianism. A book ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/16/2020 5:15 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Friday, 14 February 2020
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple Listening to the Liberty Law Talk podcast “Liberalism and the Death Penalty” leads me to offer my own thoughts on how its abolition in Great Britain has had much broader consequences for crime and punishment. If I had been a prison doctor while the death penalty was still ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/14/2020 5:48 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Thursday, 13 February 2020
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blog preview image Far from being dictatorial, the order is profoundly liberating for clients, architects, and public alike. by Theodore Dalrymple In 1962, the man who was to become famous as Senator Daniel P. Moynihan wrote his “Guiding Principles for Federal Architecture.” These mandated that “major emphasis ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/13/2020 5:42 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Wednesday, 12 February 2020
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple The British criminal-justice system once again exposed its elaborate and ceremonious frivolity. This frivolity is serious in its effects, not only for its immediate consequences on Britain’s crime rate but also because it undermines the legitimacy of the state, whose first ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/12/2020 6:40 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Tuesday, 4 February 2020
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple Hubris is an occupational hazard of politicians, but it is not completely unknown in the medical profession. The less certain the knowledge, the more likely the hubris: it is as if certainty were inversely proportional to its evidential justification. Psychiatrists who ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/04/2020 6:35 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Thursday, 30 January 2020
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple It is human nature to be fascinated by dramatic events and to invest them with more significance than they warrant. First we take them as being more typical than they are, and then we take them as the shape of things to come. We forget the wisdom of Ecclesiastes, that there ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/30/2020 5:58 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Friday, 24 January 2020
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple In the department of economy, an act, a habit, an institution, a law, gives birth not only to an effect, but to a series of effects. Of these effects, the first only is immediate; it manifests itself simultaneously with its cause — it is seen. The others unfold in succession ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/24/2020 6:42 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Tuesday, 21 January 2020
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blog preview image a review by Theodore Dalrymple L’archipel français: naissance d’une nation multiple et divisée by jérôme fourquet le seuil, 384 pages, 22€ Living between Britain and France, I am often surprised by how little each country looks to the other. They are separated by a narrow stretch of water, ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/21/2020 7:18 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Tuesday, 14 January 2020
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple Sir Roger Scruton, the British conservative philosopher who was preeminent for nearly half a century, died on January 12, after an illness that he had borne for six months. He was 75. He showed great moral courage throughout his career, swimming against the intellectual ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/14/2020 6:12 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Tuesday, 31 December 2019
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple There is no lower age limit for political correctness. Give us a child for seven years, the Jesuits of the new orthodoxy might say, and he is ours for life. In America, a little girl called Rhythm Pacheco, aged nine or ten (reports vary as to her age) refused to do a ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/31/2019 6:31 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Monday, 30 December 2019
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple In politics, myth is at least as important as reality, and sometimes more important. In England, as Nigel Lawson, Mrs. Thatcher’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, once put it, the National Health Service is the closest thing we have to a religion. He did not mean this as a compliment ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/30/2019 5:28 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Sunday, 29 December 2019
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple The Journal of Medical Ethics recently had a paper with the title “Transwomen in elite sport: scientific and ethical considerations.” Interestingly, my computer, which underlines in red words that I misspell, did not do so when I entered transwomen, which I suppose means ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/29/2019 7:03 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Friday, 27 December 2019
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple The comedian Ricky Gervais has committed heresy by mocking a modern (and very recent) orthodoxy of the right-thinking intellectual: that a man who takes hormones, has surgery, and behaves like a woman actually is a woman in all respects, no different from women born female. In ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/27/2019 7:34 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Wednesday, 11 December 2019
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple Perhaps I am hypersensitive to the misuse of language, but I cannot altogether rid myself of the idea that the way people put things reveals something about their underlying view of the world and their way of thinking. Three men in Birmingham, England, who lodged together ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/11/2019 6:24 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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