Being found out, French fashion

Volkswagen brought national shame on Germany when it was found to have cheated on diesel emissions. Now Renault is doing the same for France. The carmaker is now under judicial investigation after France’s anti-fraud agency found it was using secret devices to give false readings in lab emission tests – and may have been doing …

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If you haven’t seen this, read it – it is very funny. We need funny.

The writer of the following is Anthony Lane in the June 9th edition of the New Yorker “>http://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/the-book-of-jeremy-corbyn”> And it came to pass, in the land of Britain, that the High Priestess went unto the people and said, Behold, I bring ye tidings of great joy. For on the eighth day of the sixth month …

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Epicurus and Christianity

Another one of my Modern Philosophy posts. I hope I speak with some authority on this one, having been brought up in an Evangelical Christian home, attended church regularly for eighteen years, and familiarised myself with the key tenets of Christian doctrine. Having already written about Islam, I hope to complete an analysis of the …

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Best of the Week #2

Thanks to the positive feedback I received for the first Best of the Week, I’m pleased to announce it will feature every Sunday on the Epicurus Blog. Initially it was only going to be about newspaper op-eds, but anything of interest- political or otherwise- may be recommended here. And what a week it’s been, with both …

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