Why I Resigned from Tavistock: Trans-Identified Children Need Therapy, Not Just ‘Affirmation’ and Drugs

Jan 18, 2020 by

by Marcus Evans, Quillette: Over the past five years, there has been a 400 percent rise in referrals to the Tavistock Centre in north London, the only National Health Service (NHS) clinic in Britain that treats children with gender-identity developmental issues. During this period, there also has been an abrupt shift in the composition of the children seeking treatment. Formerly, a significant majority of patients had been young male-to-female children. Now, a significant majority are...

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Why we should seek peace through victory

Jan 18, 2020 by

by Martin Davie: During the First World War there were a series of peace initiatives from 1914 onwards. These all aimed to bring the fighting to an end, but they were all unsuccessful until economic and political collapse, and military defeat, forced Bulgaria, Turkey, Austria-Hungary and finally Germany to accept the reality that they had lost and needed to accept whatever terms their opponents were willing to grant. The problem that prevented the various peace initiatives from getting...

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CI News: 17 January 2020

Jan 17, 2020 by

from The Christian Institute: In the news this week: Christian persecution around the world is on the rise, the Institute says traditional views on marriage must be respected, and gambling on credit cards is set to be banned. You can download the video via this link. Featured stories World Watch List: 260 million Christians facing persecution ‘Respect traditional view of marriage’, Institute urges Psychotherapist launches legal action against NHS over trans drugs Gambling using credit cards to...

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Anglican Unscripted 566 – Nicodemus Test

Jan 15, 2020 by

Kevin Kallsen, George Conger and Gavin Ashenden spend this morning talking about the Bishop Ball Documentary on the BBC. Also, the Trio talk about the life of Sir Roger Scruton and contrast him with the current work of Jordan Peterson. Oh… and of course there is a Harry and Meghan update. 

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A towering intellect whose only crime was to be a conservative

Jan 13, 2020 by

by Toby Young, Mailonline: He was a brilliant philosopher and one of the most eminent conservative intellectuals of his generation, who spent his life fighting for freedom, whether in academia or on behalf of those oppressed behind the Iron Curtain. He loathed Communism and lived to see his criticism of it vindicated — first in Eastern Europe, then in Latin America. He wrote more than 50 books on a vast range of subjects and was knighted in 2016 for ‘services to philosophy, teaching and public...

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A look ahead at 2020 for the Anglican Communion Office

Jan 11, 2020 by

by Lucy Cowpland, ACNS: Preparations are well underway for this year’s Lambeth Conference in Canterbury. This gathering, to which all active bishops of the Anglican Communion’s member churches are invited, takes place approximately every 10 years and will run from the 23 July until 2 August. The Anglican Consultative Council, Anglican Alliance and Lambeth Conference Company are all part of the Anglican Communion Office (ACO), in London. Staff from all three charities are busy preparing for the...

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