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Plans to change Scotland's gender identity law must be prison-proof

THERE’S an old saying that hard cases make bad law, and a slightly newer one that bad law makes hard cases. The conundrum is this – should laws be drafted with the most likely eventualities in mind, or should legislators have regard for worst-case scenarios? 120 kata lagi

Society

We Don't Need Another Hero

we don’t need another hero
there’s a brother lying dead in the street

IT’S BEEN 7 HOURS!

sticky blood pooled around his head
buzzing flies with no respect… 183 kata lagi

Poetry

Dostoevsky on the Dunning-Kruger effect

From The Idiot:

There is nothing so annoying as to be fairly rich, of a fairly good family, pleasing presence, average education, to be “not stupid,” kind-hearted, and yet to have no talent at all, no originality, not a single idea of one’s own—to be, in fact, “just like everyone else.”

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Society

Man's Relationship with Money: a Mess

Man
makes
money
so
that
money
would
make
man.

Poetry

The Space Between Stories

I’ve heard that writers write to make sense of the world. That’s certainly been true for me. And yet, the world seems to have become even less understandable over my lifetime. 478 kata lagi

Book

Let Your Compliments Compliment

You don’t have to belittle yourself to successfully offer a compliment to someone:

One person screams “dahuuumm, girl! This your highlight is brighter than my future. 101 kata lagi

Life

Free My Mind

Friends I find different voices in society have poisoned our minds.   They have brain washed us through the media, to think that our bodies should only uncovered for sexual activity. 723 kata lagi