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by Alan H
19 minutes ago
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2949
Views: 68323

Re: In or out?

This Brexit thingy is all going tickety-boo, isn't it? Jeremy Hunt admits EU cancer drugs will not be available in Britain if Brexit talks break down Jeremy Hunt has admitted that EU cancer drugs may not be available to British patients after Brexit, describing the risk as “uniquely damaging”. The f...
by Alan H
Today, 3:51 pm
Forum: Sciences and pseudo-science
Topic: Science Disproves Evolution
Replies: 948
Views: 57500

Re: Science Disproves Evolution

Pahu wrote:
Alan H wrote:A different topic, but many parallels here for Phau. Amusing if nothing else: What's Wrong With Gay Sex?


It is a sin, an abomination to God.

:hilarity: :hilarity: :hilarity:
by Alan H
Today, 12:52 pm
Forum: Humanism, secularism, freethought...
Topic: Josh Kutchinsky
Replies: 0
Views: 9

Josh Kutchinsky

Humanism lost one of it's greatest advocates and tireless supporters late last night. I was proud to call him my friend. Although Josh had been ill for some time, I don't think this was expected so soon. His wife, artist and writer, Ginette Ashkenazy, is devastated of course. So many knew Josh with ...
by Alan H
Today, 11:37 am
Forum: Sciences and pseudo-science
Topic: Science Disproves Evolution
Replies: 948
Views: 57500

Re: Science Disproves Evolution

Tetenterre wrote:
Alan H wrote:Amusing if nothing else: What's Wrong With Gay Sex?
:smile:
Reminded me of the "Dear Dr Laura" letter.
Indeed. And this on The West Wing:

by Alan H
Today, 1:37 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2949
Views: 68323

Re: In or out?

Business leaders push for new campaign to reverse Brexit Business leaders are privately pushing for a new campaign to reverse Brexit as concerns mount about the viability of government plans to prevent a collapse in exports to Europe. On Monday, the CBI launched its most sustained attack yet on the...
by Alan H
Today, 1:28 am
Forum: Humanism, secularism, freethought...
Topic: New Humanists UK free online course on Humanism
Replies: 1
Views: 20

New Humanists UK free online course on Humanism

Sandi Toksvig and Humanists UK launch a free massive open online course on humanism aimed at UK’s non-religious majority Writer and broadcaster Sandi Toksvig is the face of a new introductory ‘massive open online course’ (MOOC) on humanism from Humanists UK, the national charity representing the no...
by Alan H
Today, 12:55 am
Forum: Sciences and pseudo-science
Topic: Science Disproves Evolution
Replies: 948
Views: 57500

Re: Science Disproves Evolution

A different topic, but many parallels here for Phau. Amusing if nothing else: What's Wrong With Gay Sex?
by Alan H
Today, 12:24 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2949
Views: 68323

Re: In or out?

Theresa May: providing the certainty businesses need as we leave the EU... JLR cuts Land Rover production amid diesel uncertainty Jaguar Land Rover will cut production of some vehicles amid uncertainty over Brexit and changes to taxes on diesel cars. The company will temporarily scale back output of...
by Alan H
Yesterday, 2:09 pm
Forum: Humanism, secularism, freethought...
Topic: Pakistani humanist denied UK asylum after failing to identify Plato
Replies: 6
Views: 78

Re: Pakistani humanist denied UK asylum after failing to identify Plato

The Home Office is deporting an atheist because he doesn't know about Plato An ex-Muslim asylum-seeker with a British partner is to be deported back to Pakistan because he couldn't name Aristotle or Plato. Hamza sought asylum in the UK after coming here as a student. As an ex-Muslim 'apostate' and ...
by Alan H
Yesterday, 2:01 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2949
Views: 68323

Re: In or out?

Survey of MPs reveals Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn face significant political challenges over Brexit so not only are out wonderful politicians unable to agree what the longterm relationship with the EU should be, they don't even know what the transition relationship should be! So clearly we need a...
by Alan H
Yesterday, 11:41 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2949
Views: 68323

Re: In or out?

Revealed: Ministers Spend Millions Pushing Firms To Export As Brexit Looms Ministers “desperate” to minimise Brexit damage are “pestering” businesses to export goods using huge sums of taxpayers’ cash, critics have said. Liam Fox, the International Trade Secretary who once accused British firms of ...
by Alan H
January 21st, 2018, 8:41 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2949
Views: 68323

Re: In or out?

As many as 2% think the talks are going 'very well'? Incredible. Two thirds of people believe Brexit going badly ahead of next round of talks, poll shows Just two per cent of people think the talks are going ‘very well’, according to the survey Theresa May still has a long way to go before convincin...
by Alan H
January 21st, 2018, 2:07 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2949
Views: 68323

Re: In or out?

This Brexit thingy is all going tickety-boo, isn't it? Warning of grave Brexit threat to Scotch whisky industry BREXIT poses a grave threat to the Scotch whisky industry putting thousands of jobs at risk, according to newly-published research about the impact of leaving the EU. The sector will be “p...
by Alan H
January 20th, 2018, 8:41 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2949
Views: 68323

Re: In or out?

Referendum voters should be able to change their minds, says John Bercow Another Labour MP, Geraint Davies, said: “John Bercow is right that British democracy is dynamic and not the dictatorship of the majority. Voters have the right to change their minds in light of the facts. “Many who voted for ...
by Alan H
January 20th, 2018, 3:10 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2949
Views: 68323

Re: In or out?

by Alan H
January 20th, 2018, 12:29 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2949
Views: 68323

Re: In or out?

Brexit Deconstructed - A dummies guide to trade The problem becomes that while it is possible to be a non-EU member and to participate in the single market – as Norway does – the EU is uncompromising about changing the terms for this. To be in the single market for goods and for services means also...
by Alan H
January 20th, 2018, 12:27 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: amazon
Replies: 3
Views: 30

Re: amazon

animist wrote:hands up, Alan, I admit I do - or at least my wife does!

I have as well. I don't buy books from them - I try to use hive.co.uk whenever possible, but have occasionally used other sellers using amazon.
by Alan H
January 20th, 2018, 11:25 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: amazon
Replies: 3
Views: 30

amazon

Who buys stuff through amazon? There have been many stories about the working conditions and pressures their workers are under as well as their tax dodging activities. Here's another story from the inside: The Amazon worker: paid £18,000 to shift 250 items an hour
by Alan H
January 19th, 2018, 11:57 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: In or out?
Replies: 2949
Views: 68323

Re: In or out?

Boris will fight them on the bridges … but is he Churchill? I’m afraid not Mostly, though, the foreign secretary imagines headline ideas to be a substitute for actual ideas, and is drawn to flashy projects that in popular parlance might come to bear his name: Boris Bridge, Boris Bikes, Boris Island...

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