Why do you support anyone’s argument? It’s because you agree with what they’re saying and the thinking behind it – right? A lot of modern politics is about getting you to agree with what they’re saying, without considering whether any of their thinking actually tallies with their claims. Look at this article – Jayne is saying that David Cameron is pushing on us the exact opposite of the values he claims to exalt. She’s right; he’s a liar and the public will be fools to believe a word he says.
I’ve already reblogged a gay mentalist’s excellent post “There are no such things as British values” this morning but feel so strongly about the Government’s Rationale behind this push for ‘British Values’, here I want to add discuss the purpose. I find it amusing that the PM David Cameron has deigned these values to be “belief in freedom, tolerance of others, accepting personal and social responsibility, respecting and upholding the rule of law“, as I consider these to be in the main, the very ideals Government Policies are removing from the majority of the British public.
Definitions of Freedom include:
personal liberty, as from slavery, bondage, serfdom; It has been argued on numerous occasions that WorkFare, where people receiving benefits are forced into unpaid work or lose their social security is in direct conflict to personal liberty.
Tolerance of others for me refers to challenge of inequality…
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