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I need to say Steve Topple’s article on Trident is excellent and I recommend reading it. I haven’t written any op-eds on the Trident missile renewal debate in the UK, but if I allowed myself, it couldn’t compete with Steve Topple’s. Steve covers some aspects of the debate that just haven’t been heard, lamentably, and explains…

People don’t have much time on their hands, including me. I’ll at least try to be brief… Despite most people’s lack of time, they still have no end of intellectual curiosity. I won’t call them stupid. Most people are a lot smarter than the average politician or journalist realises when they talk their bullsh*t speeches. The only weakness…

One idea that caught my eye while reading the essays compiled in Visions of the Future, a book from the grandiose Lifeboat Foundation, was the so-called “enernet”. Much like the “internet”, the enernet would be a network designed to make something freely accessible everywhere in the globe. That thing would not be information, however (which…

Although many Americans see Alex Jones, talk show host and conspiracy theorist, as a critic of the political “elite”, he could not be further from it. Whether he is aware of it or not, Alex Jones is a member of the political elite, and a useful one. Alex Jones labels his work as “alternative media”…

I have a very extensive book review recently written of the Lifeboat Foundation book Prospects for Human Survival, which may appear at h+ Magazine. Two additional book reviews by me are also in the works, right now. Today, I wrote far too much and my eyes are strained, so I won’t be offering much else in this post…

Although the Syrian conflict needs to end, I agree with other analysts that the current uninspiring peace talks are probably not the solution.  One side, the “rebels”, is dramatically losing the battle and it seems like they are only negotiating as subterfuge, out of fear of being defeated. Really, they just want more weapons from…

The standard argument against transparency needs to be ridiculed for the nonsense it is. It always sounds exactly the same. Want to label GMO products? Want to label products made in Israeli illegal settlements in Palestine? Want to show people that their email inbox is raided and read on a daily basis by US spies…

The reason our countries in the so-called west have an exceptional burden to accommodate refugees from the world’s conflict zones is because of an implicit admission of grave, very grave guilt. We admit that we destroyed the countries whose people are fleeing today. Over this, many people feel shame, and a desire to compensate by…

Since there is not much new to share or talk about other than in my last post this weekend, I will just direct you to read a recent set of email texts from within the Mont Order society on the idea of political violence. I also want to direct my readers to the Mont Order values video, which…

After reading a number of key chapters of interest in the book Prospects for Human Survival, which I received a review copy of from the Lifeboat Foundation, I believe the author is somewhat misguided. I admit this is a matter of opinion, however, rather than of the hard facts and mathematical equations used by the…

Harry J. Bentham
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Harry Bentham

Harry J. Bentham is a British futurist blogger who has been a contributor at a number of think tanks including the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies since 2013. His work at Press TV and the L'Ordre blog featured at the multi-faith Beliefnet website has gained increasing attention and praise, including in the international media. Commentaries on political and ethical controversies by Bentham have been published at the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, H+ Magazine, Dissident Voice and numerous other publications. He edits The clubof.info Blog (http://www.clubof.info/search/label/Harry_J_Bentham).

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