Thoughts after reading 1984 by George Orwell

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There were a couple of paragraphs that stood-out for me as having portraid deep and critical thinking about politics in this book. One of them is the following:

“Throughout recorded time, and probably since the end of the Neolithic Age, there have been…

Brexit will not stop UK’s cheap labour monster.

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on the 31st of December, the UK will officially leave the European Union. This comes after long debate among British citizens about the benefits and risks of such a move. …

I am a Sudanese women. For those who don’t know Sudan, it’s an Arabic, predominantly black country, with a Muslim majority. However, I did not grow up in Sudan. I was born and raised in Saudi Arabia, and lived there until my late teens. …

Have you ever wondered why our debates are becoming more and more polarised? Why is it nearly impossible for two people with different opinions to actually end a discussion with agreement?

One of the reasons for this is something called “myside bias”, or confirmation bias. Confirmation bias is the tendency…

Sahar Raheem

A curious cat and a critical eye. MD, MSc Reproductive and Sexual Health Research.

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