Tag Archives: Europe

The Moral High Road

A few days ago, I watched Nuremberg (2000) on YouTube. The whole film is available for you to watch online or download. From 1 hour 32 minutes to 1 hour 50 minutes, there is a dramatic cross examination of Hermann … Continue reading

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Humanist Europe

I have tried several times on this blog to express political views, and – as would be expected – they were not always well received. I came from a Tory-voting family, but one with moderate and tolerant views. You don’t … Continue reading

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French Revolution II ?

I have in my life seen demonstrations (the 1984 protest against the abolition of private education) and even a little rioting from a safe distance, but nothing compared with these scenes from Paris. Tear gas is horrible, through its effect … Continue reading

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Solidarity

I have had to become something of a political animal over the past few weeks, in an issue that directly concerns me: my life in continental Europe and France, the place where I live and work, where I contribute to … Continue reading

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A Cri de Coeur from an English Expatriate in Europe

I wrote this short text for a Facegroup group of more than nine thousand English expatriates in France, many of whom are uncertain of their future in the event of a “hard” or “blind” Brexit. There are hundreds of thousands … Continue reading

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A response to Patrick…

As promised, I give a few ideas in response to Patrick’s post A response to Fr Anthony… that responded to my recent posting on the Beast of Nazism and similar ideologies. As William Tighe suggested in his comment, there is … Continue reading

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The Beast Awakens

There are several films dealing with this ungodly fascination with a subject that is both taboo and a part of the way things seem to be going. The above clip is from The Boys from Brazil starring Gregory Peck as … Continue reading

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