Posts Tagged: charities

Charity is right to join the debate on Ched Evans

The public discussion over the future of Ched Evans, the footballer released on Friday after serving two and a half years in jail for a 2011 rape, has been understandably heated. The rehabilitation of offenders and the ability to forgive are complex topics, especially in a society where attitudes of victim blame and male entitlement… Read more »

Why do some smart people lose their faculties when talking about charities?

Sometimes, it seems that the topic of charity makes even intelligent people say stupid things. The other day I had dinner with a friend of mine who I admire very much. He’s a very smart bloke, he’s made a lot of money, and he’s generous to good causes. We talked a bit about my work,… Read more »