The Clueless Conscience

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.”


Edward Colston – Hero to Harbour

A deep dive into the life and times of the secretive slave trader to see how the sale of human beings influenced and helped foster the world we live in today, from corporations to taxation.

Affordable Houses or Homes?

As the UK push to meet targets in the housing sector, what’s really standing between you and your dream home?

Talking Trees

Research into what’s under the forest floor has unearthed interesting findings about how trees can communicate, as well as who’s helping them.

Grey (Area) Britain – Opinion

As Businesses continues to receive more rights than many citizens, is it time we reevaluated our relationship between Business Sector and State?

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Colston – The Emergence of Englishmen & Economy (Part 2)

Despite the royal charter allowing trade, England still found itself plagued by foreign ships in her own waters. The Dutch, having the most powerful navy of the time, had harassed British ships for decades by disrupting trade and were generally considered to be the leading European trading power. Control of Europe’s waters meant control ofContinue reading “Colston – The Emergence of Englishmen & Economy (Part 2)”

Colston – The Invasion of Africa & The Birth of an Idea (Part 1)

The life of Edward Colston, the former favorite philanthropist of Bristol turned profiteering villain, has been written about a lot since he was dethroned from his plinth and hauled into the city’s harbour in early June of 2020. But beyond his associations with the slave trade, the surrounding politics and ideas of Colston’s time thatContinue reading “Colston – The Invasion of Africa & The Birth of an Idea (Part 1)”


From music to cuisine, there are many passions that have led to the birth of culture. Here we look into some of the arts that make us who we are.


For something that surrounds us at all times, mystery still shrouds many parts of the natural world. In this area we try to untangle some of the many riddles left by mother nature.


Depending on when and where you are or are from, understandings of knowledge can alter and change. Understanding these changes and patterns can help you think critically about the world around you.

In a world where information is everywhere, knowledge and understanding seem to be in short supply.

With a warming world and warring economies our planet can seem a little on the heavy side as of late and opinions about all of these stories fly around the internet like starlings around Rome.

So what can we do?

Here at The Clueless Conscience…

…we try to draw on subjects we think are interesting or that we think deserve further discussion in society so that we can expand our horizons and think more critically about the world we live in.

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