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On Humanity

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I believe, given the vast and ever-expanding accumulation of evidence, that I am a Homosapien primate descending from the same ancestors that fathered a great many other primate species including chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans. By extension, I believe that all human beings belong to a family tree that extends to the beginning of life on our planet and includes every living and extinct organism to exist and to have ever existed. I also believe there to be no predetermination or reason for one’s…

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On Capitalism

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It is unequivocally true to say, that capitalism, is by far, the greatest system ever devised for manipulating the activities of human beings. By way of enslavement, violence and coercion, the economic motive is used to retain control over individuals, communities, nations and hence the vast majority of the human race. In a market-driven economy, everything and everyone is for sale. These economic motives (or money-making incentives), routinely manipulate people into performing roles that they would…

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Glasgow to Detroit documentary

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Our documentary is about the parallel decline in fortunes in Glasgow and Detroit, 2 cities that have seen social and economic downturns since the end of their heavy industry.  The impact is more dramatic in Detroit, where whole streets lie empty as houses went into rapid negative equity as the jobs disappeared and the housing market crashed.  All major supermarkets left the city and communities struggle to keep their heads above water.  As Glasgow is half the size of Detroit and we…

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