Here are the Blogs in the Theodore Dalrymple category.
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Thursday, 21 December 2017
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple Old age has had bad press on the whole, doubtless for good reasons. And yet it is not always a vale of tears and nothing else. To meet the sprightly old can be an inspiration. Recently, I have had the good fortune to meet two very old people whose continued pleasure in life ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/21/2017 4:07 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Wednesday, 20 December 2017
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple Important (for good or evil) as Brexit may be to the future of Britain, it is not without its importance for the European Union. Indeed, it was always essential for the Union that Britain’s departure should be an economic disaster for Britain: for if it were not, why have ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/20/2017 7:10 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Tuesday, 12 December 2017
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple The first political leader of any consequence whom I ever met (and I have not met many since) was Ian Smith, Prime Minister of the pariah state of Rhodesia, as it was then still called. I was working as a young doctor in the country, in Bulawayo, and someone said to me at ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/12/2017 9:05 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Monday, 11 December 2017
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalyrmple Robert Mugabe, Second President of Zimbabwe (1987-2017). Though I lived in Rhodesia (as it then was) for only seven months, and returned to Zimbabwe (as it had by then become) ten years later for only a couple of weeks, the country has occupied my thoughts since then intermittently ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/11/2017 7:12 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Tuesday, 5 December 2017
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple Not many literary festivals end in violence, but the Lewes Speakers’ Festival last weekend did so. About 100 protesters tried to prevent Katie Hopkins, the Daily Mail columnist, from speaking there about her autobiographical book, Rude, and succeeded. She left when the police ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/05/2017 8:26 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Wednesday, 29 November 2017
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blog preview image A BBC interview with two young single mothers takes for granted that society is to blame for their plight. by Theodore Dalrymple Recently, I had the painful experience of watching the BBC television evening news. I avoid television as much as possible, but I was in a friend’s house, and as ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/29/2017 8:55 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Thursday, 23 November 2017
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blog preview image The transition from one dictator to another is met with false cheers from his court. by Theodore Dalrymple We need more often to be reminded than informed, said Doctor Johnson, and if anyone needed to be reminded of how fragile and temporary the exercise of power is, and how changeable are ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/23/2017 4:41 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Wednesday, 22 November 2017
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple A cocktail party is an odd place, perhaps, to discuss the rule of law, but I have no small talk and neither had my interlocutor. Our views on this subject were, fortunately for the flow of conversation, somewhat at variance. My interlocutor asked me whether I believed ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/22/2017 6:08 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Sunday, 19 November 2017
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple If there were one word that we should expunge from the political lexicon, it would be “cowardly.” This is not because there are no acts or deeds to which it can rightly be applied, but because our politicians and officials have lost the ability to use it aptly. They fail ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2017 4:20 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Sunday, 5 November 2017
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple There are many subjects on which decent people may disagree and some subjects on which a person may not entirely agree with himself, in so far as he can see both sides of an argument at the same time (assuming there to be only two sides, when often there are more). One ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/05/2017 5:06 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Sunday, 29 October 2017
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple The other week there was a town meeting at which our local Police and Crime Commissioner spoke. First he explained what he did in return for his £100,000 a year, though I cannot now remember what exactly it was. Did he commission crime? This is a very important role, for ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/29/2017 5:36 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Friday, 27 October 2017
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple France’s Jean-Luc Mélenchon gives a speech in the European Parliament. Populism—the politics of resentment—is generally regarded as a right-wing phenomenon. Populists supposedly appeal to the lowest prejudices of the unintelligently disgruntled, such as unskilled workers ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/27/2017 5:52 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Thursday, 26 October 2017
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blog preview image by Theodore Dalrymple Waiting for a flight in Istanbul Airport recently, two policemen with a large black muzzled Alsatian dog walked by at a distance of perhaps twenty yards. ‘That dog is useless,’ said a Turk in his mid-twenties sitting next to me. He spoke excellent American-accented English; ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/26/2017 7:03 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Monday, 23 October 2017
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blog preview image The rat is an intelligent, flexible and determined creature, that is difficult to eliminate by Theodore Dalrymple A rat’s not called a rat for nothing, and — as we are repeatedly told — we are never very far from one. Certainly not in Paris, where I sit, which has seen a great increase in ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/23/2017 4:46 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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Saturday, 21 October 2017
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blog preview image An acerbic Gallic take on Hillary Clinton’s book by Theodore Dalrymple The life of Man being but three score years and ten, nothing on earth would induce me to read Hillary Clinton’s memoir of her electoral defeat, short of an assurance that I had two millennia rather than only two years to ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/21/2017 9:42 AM by Theodore Dalrymple
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