September, 2014

THE JOY OF KILLING by Harry McAvinchey

I was talking about man’s capacity for and delight in killing, some time ago.People do not like to think about this but it is true nonetheless. We are a very curious creature in the sense that our innate curiosity has led us to many discoveries . It has made us become excellent toolmakers and masters […]

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How to isolate a ceasefire

I’m listening to BBC Raidio Uladh/Radio Ulster as I type this and they’re discussing the IRA ceasefire of 1994. All sorts of people – republican ex-prisoners, young people not born then, the leader of the Ulster Unionists, Alan McBride whose wife died in the Shankill bomb. A wide range. But the discussion itself is narrow […]

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