Projection and Reflection

BY SIMON EVANS “Beware that, when fighting monsters, you yourself do not become a monster… for when you gaze long into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”― Friedrich W. Nietzsche One of the many surprisingly candid quotes shared on the internet through which Joseph Goebbels revealed at once his Machiavellian perfidy and his admirable artlessness, is this one – invariably shared in meme … Continue reading Projection and Reflection

The Politics of Projection

BY STEWART SLATER There must have been times, as assassin after assassin plunged in the knife, that Boris felt like Mr Ratchett in Murder on the Orient Express. But the fictional murderers did, at least, have an excuse. He was a gangster. Justice was being meted out. Boris’ sins (which are, let us agree, legion), seem of a rather lower moral order. Kidnapping and killing … Continue reading The Politics of Projection