Campbell is a retired Presbyterian minister who lives in Stirlingshire and blogs at A Grain of Sand where he looks at the Church and the world and wonders where it all went wrong.
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Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack: Brave luvvies turn freedom fighters in occupied America
Luvvies are in the entertainment business, which is why they are so entertaining. The more seriously they take themselves, the more entertaining they become. Sir Patrick Stewart OBE, star of X-men and Star Trek, told Trump-hater Whoopie Goldberg on ABC’s The View that after living in the USA for nearly three decades he will at […]
Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack: Even robots reject communism
What do social media giants and the Chinese Communist Party have in common? Apart from the obvious, their mutual penchant for left-wing censorship, they both share a fear of chatbots. Both sectors have found that intelligence is not all that easy to control. When artificial intelligence or AI begins to go its own way it’s […]
Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack: Come and join the conservative resistance
If the UK is to make any progress in emerging from the cultural swamp in which we are drowning, conservatives have to be realistic. There are three truths which, however uncomfortable they may be, we must grasp. Britain has had its culture war and conservatives lost, big time. It is possible to fight back. The […]
Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack: McEnroe was a casualty in the war to deconstruct society
When in an interview John McEnroe pronounced Serena Williams ‘the best female tennis player ever, no question’, it was an accolade from one of the game’s greats to another. Unfortunately, McEnroe forgot that this is the 21st century where the most benign statement can be seen as disrespectful. The immediate response from interviewer Lulu Garcia-Navarro […]
Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack: A Christian solution to the migrant crisis?
Thousands upon thousands of migrants attempt to cross the Mediterranean in unsafe boats provided by people traffickers who fleece them outrageously. An estimated one million managed to arrive last year. Despite the efforts of the EU and charity organisations to provide a ferry service as soon as they are outside Libyan waters, thousands of the […]
Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack: My white, bearded face is now toxic
First a confession: I have a dog in this fight. I am a white, cisgendered (SJW speak for normal) male heterosexual who has spent far too much of his time in and around universities and other institutions of higher learning. I also have a beard. This would normally imply nothing more than many misspent years […]