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16 March 2015

Irish rhetoric: of freedom and of control

Just come from seeing an EXCELLENT film at the Irish Film Week here in Moscow, "Jimmy's Hall".
     The fact that it was directed by Ken Loach might put some people off, but it should not. The plot is a good analogy for what might happen to sanctimonious Scotland if, after independence, the PC zealots gain control. 
     It is a parable about the destructive power of bureaucracy, in this case the Catholic Church, but the puritan revivalists in super-virtuous modern Scotland, who want to ban anything that moves, shakes and enjoys itself, are equally dangerous.
     Go and see it!

Here are all the details for Irish Week this year in Moscow: http://irishweek.ru/ 

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