Kay


  • Kay posted a new activity comment 3 years, 11 months ago

    Yes, they were escaping hardship back home and lured with the prospect of a good life elsewhere. These were not women fleeing terror attacks, just grinding poverty. The difficulty is that when the ‘good life’ turned out to be a hell they were largely impossible to rescue, even when supported, and with the prospect of remaining here, for fear of…[Read more]

  • Kay posted a new activity comment 3 years, 11 months ago

    There was a report in the papers a few weeks back of the tragedy of Nigerian women trafficked to the UK and forced into prostitution. The people-traffickers, of course, promised them respectable, well paid work abroad with travel to be paid for later from their earnings, but set up a voodoo curse before they went to ensure their charges did not…[Read more]

  • Kay posted a new activity comment 3 years, 11 months ago

    Not sure what everyone’s problem is with Gove. His point was that experts demand to be believed because they identify as experts even when they talk shed-loads of nonsense. Experts collectively and individually warned the public sternly that western civilisation was going to end if the UK voted for Brexit, the economy would crash, WW3 would…[Read more]

  • Kay posted a new activity comment 4 years, 2 months ago

    A good start would be a candidate who just did not pander to religion. I really don’t believe most of them really believe in any of it, so just stop pretending. It is little surprise that candidates have a credibility problem.

  • Kay posted a new activity comment 4 years, 2 months ago

    Roedy is right — the more varied the approaches to living without recourse to the supernatural the more people trapped by their fears can be reached. It is really sad to see intelligent people cowed by fears of deities, demons and the prospect of ‘judgement’ in death. The more their fears can be undermined the better for everyone.

    The notion t…[Read more]