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Pale Blue Dot

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It’s 100 years since the start of World War I and a lot of trite nonsense is being spoken. There’s also a lot of being the correct way to commemorate it. This extract from Carl Sagan’s Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space talking about the… Read more »

On Britishness

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On being faced with the question: Could these British values of tolerance be the thing that costs us our Britishness? Britishness? Britishness? It’s just a political construct! A name! The people of these islands have changed, and will change, day-after-day until the end of time. I was born and bred… Read more »