Posts Tagged ‘Simon Jenkins’

Forget Brexit, war in Ukraine is the biggest threat to Europe Comments 0

Thursday, November 29th, 2018
Ukraine

While parliament fiddles, Europe burns, or at least sputters into flame. History could not be clearer. The diversion of the Russo-Ukrainian conflict into the Sea of Azov is precisely the kind of escalation that has preceded Europe’s past cataclysms. A great power treats a little one with contempt. A little one responds with violence, expecting Read more

Now everyone is connected, is this the death of conversation? Comments 0

Friday, May 4th, 2012

A professor at MIT who is also a psychologist, Sherry Turkle says that her students are almost able to keep eye contact with someone while texting to another person. In her opinion, such people are “alone together … a tribe of one”. Those who have 3,000 Facebook friends have no friends. In his opinion piece, Simon Jenkins Read more