Thought For The Train

“The ends justify the means” is a well known proverb. It’s one that Immanuel Kant took issue with: according to his ethics, you cannot differentiate between the two. Someone has termed this: “the means is the end” i.e. while a utilitarian would argue that it’s good...

I wonder if yesterday’s utterly awful news about Jo Cox will mark a turning point in the way we view politicians. I hadn’t heard of her before yesterday, but you hear about her life, and can’t help but be impressed: the first member of her family...