Aristotle made the ancient distinction between ‘needs’ — objects that we must have to survive, such as food, shelter, clothes and other essentials — and `wants’, which are those things we want to make us feel superior to others
The very idea of people stuck in self-contained metal capsules with radios blaring and tempers flaring will appear as preposterous to the next generation as treating headaches with leeches does to us
Internationally, the anti-globalisation movement purports to be on the side of the poor (as does the pro-globalisation/trade movement).
According to convention, McCreevy’s choices are between raising taxes or cutting expenditure when faced with the present budgetary crisis
A couple of years ago, geneticists using DNA tracing came up with a genetic map of Britain
Apart from the past couple of days, the weather has been marvellous.