Posts Tagged ‘Fear’

Trump Card

23Jul16

The Republican National Convention in Cleveland is one of the scariest things I’ve ever watched. True leaders define reality and give hope. Politicians don’t work that way, they embrace a distorted reality and promise solutions to problems that don’t exist. Take just one example, immigration. Here in the UK, there is a fear that immigrants […]


Control Freak

25Jan16

There was a fear of new things in our house when I was growing up. This fear led to decisions being made that took the magic out of things. In a previous Craic, I mentioned how when we were kids, to change the channel on the TV, you had to walk across the room and […]


Word Up

09Jan14

The words “homophobia” and “homophobic” really bother me because they’re inaccurate. The Oxford English Dictionary defines a ‘phobia’ as “an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something”. People who are homophobic aren’t scared or averse to homosexuals, they just hate them. People are said to suffer from a phobia. Are homophobic people suffering? […]