The UK’s withdrawal from Unesco is historical and cultural vandalism

The UK’s withdrawal from Unesco is historical and cultural vandalism
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/nov/13/uk-withdrawal-unesco-historical-cultural-vandalism-emily-thornberry

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Politics Is One Big Monty Python Sketch

http://time.com/3912746/politics-is-one-big-monty-python-sketch/

Our inability to credit the arguments of the other is not just an intellectual failing; it’s also a moral peril. Being open-minded does not mean one is incapable of arriving at a decision. It means that you can speak to those who oppose your decision with a measure of tolerance and understanding that might induce them to understand, in turn, why you have arrived at the place you did. The degree of rhetorical overdrive in our world is disheartening, and it’s dangerous.

These are NOT ‘controversial statements” they are sackable statements

Scruton said there is “no such crime” as date rape
https://www.dezeen.com/2018/11/08/roger-scruton-building-better-building-beautiful-government-commission-controversial-comments/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Daily%20Dezeen&utm_content=Daily%20Dezeen+CID_65525f932ada38215e2cf5f5558653d7&utm_source=Dezeen%20Mail&utm_term=UK%20government%20urged%20to%20sack%20housing-commission%20chair%20Roger%20Scruton%20over%20controversial%20comments