Articles by Theodore Dalrymple

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No Item of Interest, Let Alone Illumination

The Financial Times had to be sold, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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8/3/2015

Sweet Drinks Are Poison

Theodore Dalrymple on Coca-Cola et al.

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7/27/2015

Trashy Clothes for a Trashy Culture

Theodore Dalrymple on slobs and slatterns.

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7/20/2015

Teutoxic

Theodore Dalrymple on what French Germanaphobia means for the EU.

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7/15/2015

Some Pity for a Human Mastodon

Theodore Dalrymple on hating the sin, not the sinner.

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7/7/2015

It’s a Soap Opera

Theodore Dalrymple on the Greek crisis.

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6/29/2015

Free Speech Replaced

With Orwell’s Newspeak and PC lynch mobs, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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6/22/2015

Another Sign of the Decline of the State

Its palaces are hideous and laughable, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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6/15/2015

They Make Me Feel Slightly Sick

Theodore Dalrymple on medical journals.

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6/8/2015

New Frontiers in PC

Theodore Dalrymple on campus “trigger” warnings.

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6/4/2015

Sentimentality and Hardness of Heart

They’re two sides of the same welfare-state coin, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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5/27/2015

Kafka! Thou Shouldst Be Living at This Hour

Theodore Dalrymple on banksterism.

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5/18/2015

The Theology of Climate Change

Theodore Dalrymple doesn’t belong to that religion.

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5/11/2015

The Regulation-Taxation Rip-Off

It’s enough to make Theodore Dalrymple, a physician, ache for the tobacco companies.

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5/4/2015

The Correct Degree of Culpability

Theodore Dalrymple on determining it.

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4/27/2015

I Can’t Stand Celebrities

Or the gossip about them, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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4/20/2015

There Is Much To Be Said for States

That don’t function very well, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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4/13/2015

The Mass Murderer’s Problem Was Character, Not Illness

The Germanwings co-pilot was a narcissist, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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4/6/2015

What Determines Your World Outlook?

Temperament, Zeitgeist, or something else? Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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3/30/2015

Revenge of the Unscrupulous and Mediocre

On the talented and principled. Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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3/23/2015

Promoters of Collective Guilt

They’re never, of course, guilty themselves, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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3/9/2015

The Earth Is the State’s

And the fullness thereof. Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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2/16/2015

Victimological Criminals

And their mother, the welfare state. Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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2/9/2015

Despots of Democracy

Theodore Dalrymple on Greece.

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2/2/2015

Avoid Rich Foods

And the awful dreams they generate, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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1/26/2015

The People Exist To Serve the Government

Thanks to central banking and fiat money, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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1/19/2015

Broadcast Drivel

How Theodore Dalrymple filters it out.

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1/12/2015

Where Do Our Virtues Come From?

Not to speak of our vices. Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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1/5/2015

Resentment Springs Eternal

Theodore Dalrymple on what he learns from a closing Paris bookshop.

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12/30/2014

The Old Afghanistan

Theodore Dalrymple remembers it before the Russian and US invasions.

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12/26/2014

The Ultimate Intellectual Conman

Theodore Dalrymple on an ideal fraud.

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12/8/2014

Modern Medicine Is a Racket

Patients are the victims. Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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12/1/2014

Best-Selling Bilge

Theodore Dalrymple on self-help that isn’t

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11/24/2014

What’s Wrong With Democracy?

First, it removes all restraints on the political class. Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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11/17/2014

The Asymmetrical Warfare of Opinion

Carried out by monomaniacs. Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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11/10/2014

I Like To Read Liberal Newspapers

They irritate me, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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11/3/2014

Sierra Leone’s Human Leopard Society

Did it kill and eat people? Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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10/27/2014

Don’t Pull Yourself Together

Collapse into a heap. Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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10/20/2014

True Morality for the Left

Holding PC opinions, not behaving properly. Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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10/18/2014

I Despise TV

Though I haven’t had a set in 40 years. Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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10/14/2014

Grandma’s Mothballs

Indeed, her whole wonderful arsenal, now banned or politically incorrect. Article by Theodore Dalymple.

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10/6/2014

Do We Need a National Museum of Kitsch?

It’s the aesthetic of our time, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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9/29/2014

Clamor of the Empty-Hearted

Theodore Dalrymple on political correctness.

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9/22/2014

Small Vices

They matter a lot, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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9/15/2014

Architectural Ugliness

It is the absence of beauty, or the presence of evil? Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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9/8/2014

Rioters Enjoy Rioting

Theodore Dalrymple on indulging in destruction.

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8/25/2014

Out of Step With the World

Theodore Dalrymple had never heard of Robin Williams.

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8/18/2014

He Put Trivial Things Online

Not a reason for socialist doctors to misdiagnose him. Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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8/4/2014

The Constant Whine-a-Thon

What ever happened to personal responsibility? Article by Theodore Dalrymple.

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7/30/2014

Throw Finance to the Dogs

I’ll have none of it, says Theodore Dalrymple.

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7/21/2014