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A strange glimmer of hope

(The first in a series of three articles focusing on aspects of contemporary religion) Recently, I was captivated by reading the comments of someone who had re-read George Eliot’s Middlemarch: “But in revisiting Middlemarch in middle age, the melancholy I … Continue reading

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An old ethic for a new economy

It was the 19th century social philosopher Karl Marx who famously coined the idea of a “reserve army of the unemployed”. For Marx, the existence of such a large number of workers would act as a weapon that could be … Continue reading

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