Quickly, like a bedbug, was I removed from the Full Stop offices, ushered forcefully by a large security guard out a side door which emptied into a disgusting alley.
People are more likely to take climate change seriously if they’re sitting in a hot room than if they are sitting in a cold one.
The corpses in the Creation Museum should be given their proper names: not Bill Nye and Ken Ham, but philosophy and sophistry. It’s this ancient animosity, not science against religion or faith against evidence, that animated their debate — and of the two, philosophy is by far the most dangerous.
Stuart Hall was a true public intellectual, in the sense that his intellectual commitment was always to the public. For Hall, it was a position of intellectual generosity and a commitment to rigorous, productive discourse on a mass scale.