Fully to understand the Easter story it helps to be hounded by the mob, to know that nothing that you say or do can deflect the hostility, and that in any case the distinctions between true and false, just and unjust, good and evil have all been suspended.
I was fired for things I didn't say and don't believe, says Sir Roger Scruton as he warns of an 'atmosphere of intimidation' growing in Britain
PUBLISHED: 01:06, 28 April 2019 | UPDATED: 01:23, 28 April 2019
Two weeks ago I was sacked from my unpaid position as chair of a government commission devoted to beauty in building. Given the atmosphere of intimidation that is growing in our country, I have to say that my sacking was no surprise. It is unusual, to say the least, for a believing conservative to be appointed to a position of responsibility by a Tory government. The main aim of the Tories in office is to get through to the next election without being noticed.