The importance of diversity in who you follow on Twitter – and five ideas to prevent echo chamber thinking in the social media age 

You know how they all say that you should follow some people you don't agree with, or those who have different views to you, on Twitter and Facebook to prevent echo chamber social media issues - you probably should do it  Echo chambers of social media are a big problem, and contribute to our inability … Continue reading The importance of diversity in who you follow on Twitter – and five ideas to prevent echo chamber thinking in the social media age 

What is ideology? and what on earth does it have to do with politics?! – A guide 

Ideology is a really cool part of politics to study - one of my favourite theory areas - so what better to talk about today than just that. I'm going to start by recommending a really cool textbook for this topic - Andrew heywood's 'Political ideologies' which is great, he's a great politics theory and … Continue reading What is ideology? and what on earth does it have to do with politics?! – A guide 

An introduction to ethical justifications, through the idea of wether or not we should set cats on fire – and why I believe some justifications are better than others: A guide 

Introductions to ethics series - Ethical and moral justifications  Having just had my first lecture on ethics at degree level I have found myself further examining my own, and others, moral and ethical justifications for acts  Ethics is conducted on varying levels - something I will probably cover in some more guides so people can … Continue reading An introduction to ethical justifications, through the idea of wether or not we should set cats on fire – and why I believe some justifications are better than others: A guide