The difficulty we have in agreeing shared values means the wealthiest and the poorest grow further apart. Inequality has become a fashionable topic again after years of neglect. However, like discussion of immigration,
Extroverts and introverts together give groups balance and harmony. Why then does the western world increasingly favour one type over the other? In today’s debate about identity and the many forms it may take,
A gem of a Polish film affords us the space to reflect on life and faith without being told what to think. To visit the cinema today to find something to watch is to subject yourself either to a nerve-shredding,
If good character leads to better life chances, how do we instil it in schools? Developing character is one of the core purposes of education according to the progressive think tank Demos in its report Character Nation.
Ethnic conflict is something we know little about, cocooned in politically stable countries. Does it matter that we don't? Remember Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur? If so, this puts you in the one half of the British population that does.
How do we express our morality in the ferment of war and bear witness to God? A favourite military aphorism, that no battle plan survives first contact with the enemy, implies the difficulty we have in controlling the outcome of conflict.