Author Archives: I'm Nick Jackson

UKIP’s new billboard campaign is pretty awful, but for the love of God, please stop using the R word.

I take a fair interest in politics. I feel it is important to be informed about the world around oneself, yet I am also interested in politics as I am interested in what makes a good or well-justified argument, and … Continue reading

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Three unusual insults that should be more well known.

It’s been a long time since I posted anything on here. I’ve been busy getting a full time job, my own place and, consequently, having considerably less free time than 6 months ago. So here I am attempting to get … Continue reading

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The murder of Lee Rigby – or why radical Islam and far-right groups are two sides of the same coin

On Wednesday 22nd May 2013, the United Kingdom was shaken by the brutal murder of a British soldier, Drummer Lee Rigby by two alleged Islamic fundamentalists Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale. In the aftermath, much of the mainstream media and … Continue reading

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Song Review: John Grant – GMF

I haven’t reviewed a single song before, but every once in a while I come across a piece of music so interesting that I feel like I just have to poke it with a stick to understand it better. GMF … Continue reading

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I Can’t Sleep

They say that with time, things become clearer and more becoming to objective, considered analysis but I don’t know if this is true. Throughout the 20th century, things only seem to have gotten bigger, more complex and more chaotic. When … Continue reading

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What’s It Really Like to Study an Architecture Degree?

            Since embarking on the professional route to becoming a qualified architect in the United Kingdom, one of the things I have frequently noticed whilst discussing my intended career choice is how little most people actully know about either the … Continue reading

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On “Happiness” and of how Western Society’s Conception of It is Mostly Flawed.

In Western culture, through various media such as schooling, advertising, TV and movies, we are imparted with pretty specific definitions of how to achieve that one truly elusive emotion than everyone strives for: happiness. However, in spite of all of … Continue reading

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