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Labi Siffre
UK
Atheist, Homosexual, Black, Songwriter, Musician, Singer, Poet, Social-Commentator. Twice a widower. English, British, EU Citizen intent on retaining that triple status.
Interests: Philosophy, politics, critical thinking, belief-systems, poetry, art. Belief: "I think therefore I am" is no excuse.
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A New Single? From me, Labi Siffre? “(Love Is Love Is Love) Why isn’t Love Enough?” Check it here: https://smarturl.it/Love_Is_Love_Is_Love Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2020 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
The only way to be Sovereign As a Person Or Nation Is to be The Only Person Or Nation If you love someone Or something You can't be free If you deal with others You can be sovereign only by... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2020 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
Matt Hancock, yes “The nation is rising to this challenge” But the government did not Until AT LEAST a month too late And has still not adequately done so. The Boris Johnson/Dominic Cummings Conservative Government Has NHS and civilian blood... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2020 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
So politicians needn’t be But pop singers and footballers MUST be Role models. So Politically powerful Expenses fiddlers Tax evaders Serial evaders of questions asked on behalf of the people A serial liar PM And demagogue propaganda tabloids Get a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2020 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
Transatlantic Hubris Nationalism Populism Complacency - The Encouragement Of Wilful Ignorance (Evidence? Experts? Science? Bah!) & The Rise Of The Wilfully Ignorant Led By Those Who Despise An Electorate They View As Gullible & Easy To Manipulate With Lies &... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2020 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
When government says it’s a problem: it’s serious. When they say it’s serious: it’s an emergency. When they say it’s an emergency: Put your head between your legs and kiss your arse goodbye. In my lifetime I’ve never heard a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2020 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
Depressed by the manner of our species (And his de facto complicity) He seeks refuge in The Art of Fugue It works For a while Then we drown it out By being Birds are singing Trees are green the sky... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2020 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
Brexit continues to be Absurdity on absurdity Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2020 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
Great Britain fought WW2 in a Multi-Nation, Multi-Culture, Multi-Ethnic, Multi-Colour, Multi-Language force. No one did it alone. No one does it alone. As then we’re better together. Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2019 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
"The insignificant, For example, Putin, Trump, Farage, Pol Pot Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2019 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
In 1948, given the biggest share Of Marshall Aid GB wasted it Clinging to Empire While Germany invested In Industrial Modernisation. North Sea oil revenue? GB wasted it On tax cuts While Norway invested it With a North Sea Oil... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2019 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
Brexit - Winners & Losers. For a start, it isn't a competition. We are not in the playground. We are supposed to be fighting to protect the vulnerable. We have a duty to do so. Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2019 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
Cos homo sapiens Is a lazy (intellectually) Wilfully ignorant Species We look For easy answers And cos we want easy Answers We made, make and remake God (The easy answer to and for everything) And cos we hate most To... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2019 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
(UK Foreign Sec J Hunt BBC Radio4 the “Today” program 15/4/19). That "but" is appropriate if you are attempting to conceal "The Brexit Dividend” the effect of reduced national wealth that Brexit will bring to those British People already not... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2019 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
Theresa May says, "No government could give a blank cheque to commit to an outcome without knowing what it is.” That is exactly what she and her government did on the 29th of March 2017 when they invoked Article 50.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2019 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
Terrorists Don't Have A Religion? Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2019 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
How dare you be different from me How dare you not look, talk, think, Feel As I do How dare you constantly suggest As you do by being other That I What I think What I feel What I am... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2019 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
The US Electoral College makes The USA less Democratic than the UK of GB's Parliamentary Democracy Though the UK's First Past The Post System makes the UK less Democratic than any nation employing The Single Transferable Vote The most democratic... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2018 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
Expect little applause For facts or fact based Evidence; superstition Usually wins The popular vote Or it is perhaps that An age of reason Followed by ages of superstition Intellectual laziness and lashing out Is as inevitable as "Boom &... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2018 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
Taught that if you smile the fools Think you honest he learns They don’t care that he lies Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2018 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
That God needed To create Proves God doesn’t exist No matter how clear this is Human absurdity (Theism) Persists ___ Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2018 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
A truck is fundamental to the success of your business But you can’t afford one. So your parents buy a second-hand truck and give it to you So you can improve your business/earnings/status/wealth. A year later, your business a success... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2017 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
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Shakespeare would have rated Donald J. Trump (a known racist and sexual predator: Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2017 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
It's A Wonderful Life / When folk declare they're compassionate / Claim to believe / In openness and honesty / I distrust them, immediately Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2017 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
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Brexit: No, They Don't Need Us As Much As We Need Them. Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2017 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light