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Labi Siffre
UK
Atheist Poet Musician Philosopher Liberal Social-Commentator
Interests: Philosophy, politics, critical thinking, belief-systems, poetry, art. Belief: "I think therefore I am" is no excuse.
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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
Because homo sapiens is An intellectually lazy Wilfully ignorant species We look for easy answers And because we want easy answers We made and continue to make and remake God (The easy answer to and for everything) And because we... 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
how DARE YOU blame those who believe God gifts them with paradise for murdering civilians. Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2017 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
I'm Not "Brexit Weary". I'm "Brexit Wary" and every piece of research I do makes me more so. Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2017 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
"We Only Kill Black People” the police officer said / "He was joking" some claimed / But here’s the thing / I don’t hear any black people laughing Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2017 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
Beside each monument to the confederacy / Raise a monument to Malcolm X / or Harriet Tubman / or Martin Luther King Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2017 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
Enemies are an important part of our history/Should we commemorate them With statues?/Of Adolf Hitler, for example? Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2017 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
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Labi Siffre In Conversation with Tom Robinson. "Amazing interview with Labi Siffre, worth listening to for countless reasons" Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2017 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
And so in this the children Wiser than their parents see Their future blocked By their elders' fears Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2017 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
A Statement Of The Obvious that we British, in our collective arrogance and wilful ignorance, seem incapable of grasping: The rules of a club I join then wish to leave are made by the club not by me. re Brexit:... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2017 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
I wonder why circles crop, I wonder why austerity doesn't start at the top, Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2017 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light
"Safe" a poem, poetry, written & read by Labi Siffre. Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2017 at Labi Siffre - Into The Light