Melanie Phillips quotes

  • Climate ... models bear about as much relation to reality as astrology.
    -- Melanie Phillips

    #Reality #Astrology #Bears

  • Since science is essentially objective, involving the study of how things actually are, "materialism" would therefore seem to be its antithesis, since its starting point is the desire to impose upon the natural world a particular and limited way of looking at it.
    -- Melanie Phillips

    #Atheist #Desire #World

  • A continuum links peaceful law-abiding ideological Muslims at one end and murderous jihadists at the other.
    -- Melanie Phillips

    #Law #Peaceful #Links

  • For neo-conservatism is a quintessentially Jewish project: a re-sanctification in everyday life of the core values of western civilisation, and the achievement of human potential through virtuous practice. The neo-cons' crucial insight is that public signals through law, custom and tradition are the key to getting people to behave well. And that is a Jewish insight.
    -- Melanie Phillips

    #Keys #Law #Practice

  • After eight years in government, Mr Blair has precious little to show for his ambitious plans to heal the divisions in society.
    -- Melanie Phillips

    #Government #Years #Eight

  • The Palestinians are a despotic, undemocratic grouping which promotes a religious war against Israel, a democracy, through terror.
    -- Melanie Phillips

    #Religious #War #Israel

  • Thousands of alienated young Muslims, most of them born and bred here but who regard themselves as an army within, are waiting for an opportunity to help to destroy the society that sustains them.
    -- Melanie Phillips

    #Army #Opportunity #Waiting

  • Along with the rest of the establishment, the BBC which, to be fair, can make superb documentaries has swallowed wholesale the lies and distortions about domestic violence promoted by extreme, man-hating feminism through the vehicle of deeply dodgy 'research'.
    -- Melanie Phillips

    #Lying #Hate #Men

  • The fact is that there is a profound spiritual hunger in the western world which, for a variety of reasons, its church is no longer able to assuage. So a book which suggests that there is a spiritual significance to the Christian story but that this has been suppressed by the church undoubtedly appeals to those who are anxious to square this circle.
    -- Melanie Phillips

    #Christian #Spiritual #Book

  • They are fuelled by an ideology that itself is non-negotiable and forms a continuum that links peaceful, law-abiding but nevertheless intensely ideological Muslims at one end and murderous jihadists at the other.
    -- Melanie Phillips

    #Law #Peaceful #Abiding

  • No one has a human right to hide from justice behind a veil.
    -- Melanie Phillips

    #Justice #Veils #Behinds