Acknowledging agreement & sharing platforms

The other day, I wrote about the fun weekend I had after I agreed with something Peter Hitchens said. My basic plea in that article

What I learnt from being retweeted by Peter Hitchens

Of the things I really didn’t expect to find myself doing this weekend – and certainly not at any great length – defending the Mail

If we want the best, embrace a strong opposition

I saw this post on Facebook yesterday: Underneath that post was the following: In Jean Edward Smith’s biography of George W. Bush, he wrote about

Everything is a matter of conscience, isn’t it?

If you have had a discussion with anyone about pretty much anything, you will no doubt have run into people citing the importance of conscience.

It’s OK to disagree sometimes

Few of us liked being disagreed with not least because we think we are right about stuff. That is, of course, the nature of believing

If we can’t have a discussion, what’s the point of being on twitter?

Yesterday, I was in a discussion with a bunch of different folk on twitter. The specific discussion isn’t that important, to be honest. If you

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