Jason Powell's prose account of his time in Iraq belongs with those of the poets Robert Graves, Siegfried Sassoon, and David Jones, with whom he shared the distinction of being a soldier of the Royal... More > Welsh.
Describing intimately the major incidents of the final, bitter months of the British occupation of Iraq, and told from an insistently personal point of view, the account ends with the certainty of salvation.< Less
The notion that we are volunteers from another dimension is a very old idea and powerful. It also has a curious power to heal internal problems of self-hatred and hatred of others. But the departure... More > from this evil world, governed by a crooked band of extra-terrestrials, will be a long-term exercise involving the recreation of the human existence, and purification of consciousness. A new vocabulary and a new experience of thinking will be required, rather as Heidegger said. Icke, meanwhile, remains tangled up with the old ways of thinking and offers as much gloom as hope. He suspects the Buddha of having been an agent because the Nagas had something to do with his birth and the Lord Krishna was involved with serpents< Less