Hopefully you can immediately grasp the right answer for this question, and if so then that is good. Alas, sadly there appears to be a strand of thinking that simply does not get it. First, to illustrate the point, let’s switch topic and imagine that a horrendous rape has taken place. The […]

The Copenhagen Shooting – Who Really has Responsibility?

When faced with something truly absurd and utterly outrageous, for example racism, bigotry, intolerance, or xenophobia,  then I often argue that the best means of deploying criticism is not rage, but rather is satire and humour. The scope is actually quite wide and need not be restricted to such social issues, but might also […]

Satire really is the very best way to criticise absurd ideas