Patrick Matthew of Gourdiehill, Perthshire (1790 –1874) was a true social maverick. Many folk more able than I, are endeavouring to secure his proper place in history. On Gourdiehill, cultural … Continue reading Gourdiehill

Prince Peter Kropotkin

Marx and Engels in their commentary on Darwin spoke of his materialism as ‘mechanical’, to be distinguished from their own dialectical and historical materialism. The supernatural, and hence religious belief, … Continue reading Prince Peter Kropotkin