The practice of lending and borrowing are necessary in a community, but at what point does it become too much? Interest rates and debt are not new to society, but the acceptance of the questionable morals behind such practices are new.
Join us as we run through a history of Usury, from a tool of social cohesion to one of social control.
Hailing from Manchester, the ever ethereal and industriously intuitive dBridge always manages to capture a mood with his music and this offering from 2018 is no different. Seamlessly bringing together the sounds of soothing synths and industrial techno across a range of genres, from drum and bass to the avant-garde, dBridge adds yet another featherContinue reading “A Love I Can’t Explain – dBridge”
Published directly after the victory of Oliver Cromwell’s Parliamentarians in the English Civil War, Thomas Hobbes’ treatise of man, Leviathan, was seen by many as justification for the past nine years of bloody battle. In it, Hobbes argues that to stop man descending into the selfish and wanton creature that is his natural state, aContinue reading “The Unspoken Leviathan”
The UK, we are constantly being told, is in the middle of a housing crisis. In some cities it’s worse than others with local councils making pledges to build thousands of affordable homes all over the place. A House of Commons report from March 2020 estimated a need for 345,000 new homes per year, aContinue reading “Building a House or a Home? – The UK Needs to Decide”
The north coast of Devon and Somerset have a lot in the way of beauty. If you’re after classical beauty by the way of rolling hills of heather or a landscape shaped by the twisted roots of old English Oaks, the little nook found at the southern strait of the Bristol Channel has it all.Continue reading “East Quantoxhead, Somerset”