7 Jan 2019

Three Kings pagan myth

Epiphany/Twelfth Night yesterday reminds me how the 3 Magi myth is an overlay on the previous pagan myth about the 3 stars of Orion's Belt pointing towards Sirius (aka Star of Bethlehem) as it rises in the East at this time of year. For more see for example
www.everythingselectric.com/forum/index.php?topic=194.0

16 Nov 2018

Mens rea for murder – oblique intention


Good summary at e-lawresources.co.uk/Mens-rea-intention of the problem as to whether a defendant has the necessary 'oblique intention' (or ' or indirect intention) that constitutes mens rea for murder. 

30 Oct 2018

gender identity science

Just been looking up some of the scientific studies in the “gender identity” debate – prompted by this lively discussion forum on my.greenparty.org.uk.