Mr. R. B. G. Harries

(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 62% (58 of 93)
Location: Oxford/ Nottingham UK
In My Own Words:
I'm a University Student, who identifies himself with the Enlightenment values of Liberty, Democracy and Secularism. Also I am a massive Anti-Theist.

Interests
The Enlightenment, Race, Religion, Secularism, Foreign Policy, Terrorism and International Relations Theory.
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 3,749,786 - Total Helpful Votes: 58 of 93
Terror and Liberalism by Paul Berman
Terror and Liberalism by Paul Berman
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A must read!, 5 Dec 2008
The War on Terror is a concern for us all, and understanding it is imperitive. Of course our governments make mistakes and do some very illiberal things, but there are plenty of writers, good and awful who document that. What this book analyses is the ideology of totalitarian islam and pan-arabism, the dangerous conclusion of moral relativsim, and also why we cannot reason with these people. It is monumental work that gets some real intellectual spunk into this highly misinformed debate, where the winner seems to have the most appealing linguistics, this book wins on all counts. Read it, it might change you.
The Poverty of Multiculturalism by Patrick West
39 of 46 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A wake up call, 26 Sep 2008
A short book that gets straight to the point that our society cannot coexist with segregation, different law systems and different fundamental moral codes. Multiculturalism is counter-enlightenmnet, illiberal and can be racist, this book exposes one of the most widely misunderstood terms around today, as for when i say im against multiculturalism i get called racist due to people not understanding what actually is being said. Multiculturalism as a lived experience is, I think a good thing by and large, and I have no desire to see uniformity in 'cultures' in society. However the state and its policies should be universal in their content and application, it is the divisive policy of state… Read more
The Zombie Diaries [2006] [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Russell Jones
The Zombie Diaries [2006] [DVD] DVD ~ Russell Jones
1 of 7 people found the following review helpful
I am a massive zombie cinema fan, and if im honest most zombie films are terrible, there are some great ones, but out of an infinate cannon i can only say 10-12 zombie films are actually good. This is actually better than most of the others, sure its flawed but hell i wasnt expecting much and i liked it, i have been let down by the utter rubbish that has 'zombie' in the title, and compared to that lot, this is worth a watch.
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