If Fear Is Truly Inseparable From Respect, Then – And Only Then – IDS Has My Respect

This post has left me in a real quandary, I totally understand what the writer is saying and in the most agree but…Fear IDS, NO; for me this is not an option. I cannot fear a man I accept is a psychopathic Liar, I acknowledge his deranged attitudes and I recognise his Sociopathic behaviour; therefore I do not fear him, but instead choose to loathe him and everything he purports to ‘believe’ in

I’m Saying NO and Demanding #IDSTimeForTruth

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by Martin Odoni

It is a common claim among egomaniacs, at least when simplistically portrayed in TV and movie dramas about the Mafia, that for people to respect you, they have to fear you. As followers of my blog will be aware from previousposts, I have up until now felt no respect at all for the Work & Pensions Secretary, Iain Duncan-Smith. But if, as the movies insist, fear is a fundamental part of respect, then that has now changed. This week, I started quite genuinely to fear Iain Duncan-Smith.

Of course, I have long felt terror and despair at the fact of a man of such breathtakingly obvious ineptitude holding a high office. I am confident that I am in a majority there. But the man himself has so far been an object of maddening ridicule, not terror. There are times when I hear him flapping about helplessly in public interviews…

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