Unbelief and victim abuse

Victim abuse occurs when a victim's account of their abuse is not believed.  It has surfaced in recent times because historically rape victims were not believed.  It is slowly being applied to domestic abuse where abused persons have been forced to leave their domestic home because they are not believed to be victims.  However, it …

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Taking complaints seriously

Too late, Jeremy Corbyn is discovering the effects of not taking seriously the complaints about antisemitism in the Labour Party.  He is now on the back foot and trying to salvage the situation with as much damage limitation as he can muster. Russia and Vladimir Putin are discovering the same.  After thinking they could ignore …

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Built-in obsolence

Not enough consumers know about built-in obsolescence, which would inform their shopping habits.  Built-in obsolescence is the deliberate limiting and shortening the useful life of products. The latest example is Apple's confirmation that it deliberately slows down some models of its iPhone as they age.  It explains and justifies doing so in order to match …

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The risk in disposing of electronic devices

When you buy a new electronic device, do you consider how you will dispose of it? When your computer dies there are implications for identity theft if you do not dispose of it properly.  You may have heard about hard drives from disposed computers being examined in distant countries to discover the identity of the …

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Browbeating by secularists

From referendums to climate change, secularists will not tolerate differences from their opinion.The failure to accept election results is a manifestation of the teenage tantrums of modern society – recent well-known examples being the Scottish Independence Referendum on 18/9/2014, the Brexit referendum on 23/6/2016 and Donald Trump's Presidential election victory on 8/11/2016.The secularist section of …

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