Neither the EU referendum nor political debates in general are the central narratives here. This is about a human and national tragedy, not a political statement.
We were raised in a world where glass was something you looked through but for them it is something you look at.
It takes time for any society to become normalised to patient killing and assisted suicide to the point where hitherto taboo extensions become feasible and reasonable.
That violence against women in the home presents a problem is irrefutable, but our society is lagging behind in joining the dots to recognise that the same is true for children.
When I released a video containing my National Apology to Taxpayers this week, the indignation it caused in some quarters was entirely predictable.
78% of substantive submissions were either against euthanasia and assisted suicide or were neutral and preferring to focus on end of life care more generally.
The first is to recognise that the rapid ageing of the population will destroy our nation economically and socially unless we urgently develop and implement a visionary plan to turn grey into gold.
The First Lady's speech helped recreate 'an imaginative geography of West versus East, us versus Muslims-cultures in which first ladies give speeches versus others in which women shuffle around silently in burqas'.
The status of women depends not only upon education, but also on what is available for what is euphemistically called feminine hygiene.
If the task involves work that would ordinarily be undertaken by a paid employee as a form of production rather than participant-observation then it is work that should be paid at an employees' rate.
In reality, most people, irrespective of their gender are on low incomes in retirement, though this may improve when average superannuation balances get higher.
Western liberal democracies dominate the top rankings of progress indices. But are they the best models of development?