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 

Secular view reviews – Richard Dawkins ‘Sex, death, and the meaning of life’ three part documentary 

'This is the second of many reviews I'm going to write over the next few weeks of some documentaries I've watched many times - but have finally gotten around to reviewing. All others can be found under the 'Richard Dawkins documentaries' tag' All image credit to Channel 4  I feel deeply blessed to receive such … Continue reading Secular view reviews – Richard Dawkins ‘Sex, death, and the meaning of life’ three part documentary 

Does – or should – Aristotle’s ‘Relatively disinterested group of well educated men’ idea of politicians work in the 21st century?  

I have recently started studying politics - beyond the realm of watching the #biscuitgate hashtag - at a serious degree level  This is a new experience and an exciting one - also a scary one but that's half the fun  When reading my textbook I came across Aristotle's quote about who should best run a … Continue reading Does – or should – Aristotle’s ‘Relatively disinterested group of well educated men’ idea of politicians work in the 21st century?