Month: December 2016

The Importance of a Critical Mind

Today, I picked up the newspaper and was confronted by the subject of ‘fake news’.  This is something I feel increasingly concerned about.  My concern is not simply that fake news pervades so many of our information sources, but more that we seem, as a society, only too happy to readily soak fake news up…

Life Options

On Sky News today, there has been an interesting debate about organ donation and whether, here in the UK, we should switch from a system where you can choose to ‘opt in’ to donating your organs upon your death, as things currently work, or whether to switch to an ‘opt out’ of the organ donating…