Posted in Black History Society

Touching On A Little Bit Of Everything #8 – A History Of Racism By Football in Britain Part 1

Arthur Wharton (28th October 1865 – 13th December 1930) was the first Black professional footballer. He came from Jamestown, Accra, Gold Coast (Ghana) born into…

Continue Reading...
Posted in Society

Gangland and the perception of Gang culture in the Media

You’re not serious – is what I want to say to the Director of Gangland. Having watched both episodes so far I am astonished to…

Continue Reading...
Posted in Society

The Myth Of The Moors: Al Andalus & Islam in Europe

There has been a mysterious myth of the presence and influence of the Moors. We adore the innovation of the grand civilisations we have been…

Continue Reading...
Posted in Society

Thoughts: The Myth of a Multicultural Society

Man is an animal suspended in webs of significance he himself has spun  – Clifford Geertz It may not be my place to deface an…

Continue Reading...
Posted in Society

Thoughts: Masculinity

“The emotional, sexual, and psychological stereotyping of females begins when the doctor says: “It’s a girl.” ― Shirley Chisholm I often think of a system…

Continue Reading...
Posted in Society

The Walking Dead

No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet -death is the…

Continue Reading...
Posted in Society

Thoughts: Rape & The Curious Case of Ched Evans

I deem Ched Evans’ case curious as the crime he apparently committed has highlighted an issue, which is chilling for people concerned with the ideas…

Continue Reading...
Posted in Philosophy Society

Culture: Dawkins and the idea of the Meme

A meme is an idea likened to the gene, insofar as the movement of the meme mirrors genetics within forms of life. The term was…

Continue Reading...
Posted in Mental Health Society

Mental Health: Depression is not an emotion

it is certain that Socrates asleep and Socrates awake is not the same person; but his soul when he sleeps, and Socrates the man, consisting…

Continue Reading...
Posted in Philosophy Society

Thoughts: Love and Infatuation

If you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love….

Continue Reading...