Reading and Thinking

John Stuart Mill, “On Liberty”, and Wokery


1) Daniel Hannan, “Blasphemy codes are still with us. If JS Mill were alive today, he would be fighting wokery; The liberal era through which we have lived looks more and more like an interregnum between different forms of despotism, The Telegraph, May 6, 2023 (5:00 pm);

By James Rowles

James Rowles is a writer, teacher, international lawyer, and international development expert.

He is particularly interested in the Epistemology of Truth, and how mass propaganda, social media, and other phenomena shape the nature of consciousness and the ascertainment of facts in the world today.

James holds an undergraduate degree in History (Modern Europe) and law degrees from Stanford University, and a Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) in International Law from Harvard Law School, where he has also taught as a Lecturer on Law.

James is a polyglot, who speaks fluent French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish, and also knows other languages. His regular if not daily reading includes U.S. newspapers, the Guardian, die Welt, Le Monde, El País, and Veja.

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