Is Covid-19 a special risk?

Is Covid-19 the one risk on which I have nothing to say? This is my first post about the Covid-19 crisis except one I put on my other website about the Christian response to this pandemic. That is because I am no medical expert and must rely on the advice we all get....

The risks of comparing IQ.

Why are IQ tests controversial? Schools, employers and others have carried out IQ tests for many years, on and off. The old Eleven Plus exams included them. This has always been controversial, especially when people have tried to compare the results of different races...

The Police – victims of the Claims Culture?

What Claims Culture? The Claims Culture is the name given to the phenomenon of people seeking compensation for every misfortune in life Some solicitors used to say where there’s blame there’s a claim and people think someone must be to blame for everything...

Some Q & A for a Christmas quiz

Fancy a Christmas Quiz? Here are nine questions you might like to use in a Christmas quiz. The links take you to the answers. I hope you have fun. What is the year and month of Jesus birth at the first Christmas? How many accounts of Christmas appear in the Bible?...

Is a Minimum Income policy too high a risk?

Who is talking about guaranteed minimum income? I heard that the Green Party is advocating a guaranteed minimum income.  It would be more interesting than most of what we are hearing. All parties seem to be dusting off tried – or tired? – old polices. This...