A Prison of Rules: Transitioning to Semitised post-democracy

The age we’re living in is one in which we transition from democracy to bureaucracy. The essence of bureaucracy is rules; static; superficially inflexible; but vulnerable to covert manipulation. The essence of democracy is judgement; dynamic; adaptable; continuously refined. Just as many European states are nominal monarchies where the monarch has been deprived of any real power, the new techno-bureaucracies will preserve the external forms … Continue reading A Prison of Rules: Transitioning to Semitised post-democracy

Muslim minister demands public office-holders swear allegiance to "Equality"

This is a good example of how governments introduce initiatives seemingly intended to tackle problems caused by immigration, but which, in practice, undermine immigration resistance movements. Every public office-holder should swear an oath of allegiance to British values, the communities secretary, Sajid Javid, has said. The loyalty pledge would be expected to cover elected officials, civil servants, and council workers.  Javid’s proposal comes in response … Continue reading Muslim minister demands public office-holders swear allegiance to "Equality"

Brexit ruling: Bureaucracy versus Democracy

  One of the perennial themes of this blog, and one of the defining dynamics of the era we live in, is “Bureaucracy vs. democracy”. The truth is that our ruling class has never really accepted democracy, which they see as mob rule. When pressed, they will often cite the fact that Hitler was voted into power. As a result, they have devised, and are continually … Continue reading Brexit ruling: Bureaucracy versus Democracy