• Who is DJ Tyrer?

    DJ Tyrer is the man behind Atlantean Publishing and a writer. This is his personal blog, in which he can express his thoughts on a variety of subjects that interest him.

Love of Money

That the love of money is the root of all evil is as true now (allowing for the hyperbole of that translation) as it was 2000 years ago. Despite what a lot of people think, it never was said that “money is the root of all evil” and it is neither true that everyone who … Continue reading

Not the Crime they Claimed

After the EU referendum vote, there was a surge of accusations that Leave voters were racists. Strangely, at the time, I saw virtually nothing Leave-related that could be called racist, while Remainers were warning of the ‘brown tide’ that would overwhelm Britain if we left the EU and abusing anyone who supported the Leave campaign. … Continue reading

Selfish or Impeded?

Justice minister Phillip Lee has proclaimed the British too selfish to care for the elderly and argues that people should be looking after elderly parents and grandparents rather than relying on the state, citing the example of Muslims and Hindus as one to follow. (Given that the government usually demands immigrants ‘assimilate’ into British culture, … Continue reading

Spanish Practices

Spain has demonstrated the stupidity and nastiness that characterises the European ruling elite by brutally cracking down on Catalan separatists in scenes reminiscent of third-world dictatorships. Yes, the Catalan independence isn’t constitutional, but that is no reason for violence. The Spanish government could just have ignored the result, just as they might any opinion poll, … Continue reading

Unimpressed

I wasn’t surprised that the AfD did well in the German elections, nor was I that surprised to see ‘anti-fascists’ protesting at their success. Nor can I say I was impressed. Besides the fact that complaining that the democratic process produced the ‘wrong’ result being dangerously close to fascism, once again, the ‘anti-fascists’ demonstrated that … Continue reading

The Death of Liberalism

I originally planned to write this post some time ago, when Tim Farron was forced out as leader of the UK’s Liberal Democrats, but it fits, sadly, as a companion piece to my last one. I could hardly be described as a fan of Tim Farron. He is a Liberal Democrat, after all. But, while, … Continue reading

In Defence of Offence

It’s sad that, after my last post, this one should largely be inspired by a very different and rather unpleasant gathering of people and that, in a sense, it should be a defence of such awful people. Do something! You can’t blame people, though. Whether it’s a van driven by a Wahhabist terrorist or a … Continue reading

Good News Unnoticed

“Imagine if 40,000 Muslims gathered together in the south of England to swear a pledge of allegiance to Isis,” prompts Rina Wolfson in an article in the Jewish Chronicle (4th August, 2017): a media storm would ensue. But, 40,000 Muslims denouncing violence and raising the Union Flag? Not a glimmer, except for this sole reporter, … Continue reading

What’s (Who’s) in a Role?

Over on the Atlantean Publishing blog, I explained why I was disappointed that the next Doctor would be a woman as regards the character being a great role-model for boys. Former Doctor, Peter Davison, expressed a similar view, prompting another former Doctor, Colin Baker, to suggest that it was a possible to just be a … Continue reading

A new era of anti-semitism

Anti-Semitism is on the rise in the UK and across Europe. Hatred in general ha become more common (witness how Corbyn’s ‘kinder, gentler politics’ has consisted of his supporters abusing not only Tories, especially women and those from minorities, but also female and Jewish Labour MPs, while in Europe anti-Islamic attitudes have become part of … Continue reading