Damien Black

Old Nick's Letters

Welcome to Old Nick's Letters, a series of blogs and occasional videos compiled by the writer whenever he feels the constellations are propitious.

We live longer and kill more than ever before

We live in an age of unprecedented longevity. The average lifespan across the world was 71 in 2015 according to the WHO, and has steadily risen since the Industrial Revolu.

No sympathy for the invisible devil: their satanic corporate majesties present

World War Two was not a war fought between good and evil. It was a war fought between the very bad and the even worse. Guess which side won? The following is by no .