Eric Priezkalns

An Argument for Not Voting

An Argument for Not Voting

Democracy is not served by voters maintaining illusions whilst politicians insist on presenting poor choices.

On Confusing Science with Policy

On Confusing Science with Policy

Where is the evidence that marching for science leads to better policy? Has any scientist done the research, and if so, why did they forget to cite it?

Happy Birthday Achoo

Happy Birthday Achoo

A birthday song for anyone who has been stuck inside with a cold on their special day.

Cambridge Uni Airbrushed Tim Farron’s Wine Glasses

Cambridge Uni Airbrushed Tim Farron’s Wine Glasses

Why would anybody go to the trouble of pretending the Leader of the Liberal Democrats did not stand in front of a shelf of empty wine glasses?

Swallow Me Whole

Swallow Me Whole

Swallow me whole
Body and soul
Not just to the middle
But all of my quiddle…

Why Liberals Should Defend Milo

Why Liberals Should Defend Milo

John Stuart Mill cogently argued that liberalism requires more than laws to protect free speech. Liberals must also guard against “the tyranny of the prevailing opinion and feeling.” That defensive principle must also be applied to a controversial antagonist like Milo Yiannopoulos.

Why Not Apply EU Wisdom to the Middle East?

Why Not Apply EU Wisdom to the Middle East?

If freedom of movement is a universal panacea, why not adopt it throughout the Middle East?

Forbidden Thoughts; or Why I Joined the Dark Side of Science Fiction

Forbidden Thoughts; or Why I Joined the Dark Side of Science Fiction

Forbidden Thoughts is a new science fiction anthology, full of stories that are politically incorrect. Two of the stories are by me, meaning I am in very bad company. But irrespective of the current locus of mainstream tastes and opinions, there will always be a need to present alternatives.

A Small Christmas Uprising

A Small Christmas Uprising

I’m a little light bulb, hanging on the tree.
Though you use me every year, you never think of me.
Wasting electricity on twinkly lights to bring pleasure to your lives,
But you could get the very same thing by looking at the skies…

Afloat

Afloat

Flash fiction about toes that stop touching the ground.