Sherlock the Neocon

Oh dear. It seems that the first globalist was none other than Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective, or at least that the Neocons and Neolibs got their ambitions, if not their limited intelligence, from the great man.

For, reading The Noble Bachelor we find Holmes expressing his fondness for those hailing from the United States in these words:

“It is always a pleasure to meet an American, Mr Moulton, but I am one of those who believe that the folly of a monarch and the blundering of a minister in far-gone years will not prevent our children from being some day citizens of the same world-wide country under a flag which shall be the quartering of the Union Jack with the Stars and Stripes.”

I somehow don’t think he had in mind a country that kept the rebels at bay with some 900 military bases, fomented proxy wars across the globe, and put trade sanctions on every non-compliant nation, currently to the total of forty countries.

I don’t think he thought of Britain as a mere lapdog, either. But then, Conan-Doyle did believe in fairies too.

…and he even predicted LGBTQ+!
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About Jon Garvey

Training in medicine (which was my career), social psychology and theology. Interests in most things, but especially the science-faith interface. The rest of my time, though, is spent writing, playing and recording music.
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1 Response to Sherlock the Neocon

  1. Robert Byers says:

    i loved the holmes stories as a boy. a great accomplishment in a story. The writer was goofy on everything.He got some of his idea for Holmes from Edgar Allen Poe I later noted but no matter. I’m sure he put the words in Holmes that were common for the old upper class including attacks on God and religion i remember.
    Churxhill hoped for a union with america. It should not, will not, happen as I think God has forsaken old England as the source for evangelical christianity. Britain is just another european country almost, not to be insulting but i see this fact, and immigration is ruining the rest of here as I understand.
    By the way One can see in the bible prophecy the phrase THE WHOLE HOUSE OF TOGARMAH. Somewhere. One can read in this it means the English speaking NATIONS. Yogarmah being the son of Gomer the son of japhet of Noah. Togarmah , a real man, remember as a God called Thor. The western part of the German speakers. Gomer being corrupted later to german. So no union. just scotland and Wales and , I think, N ireland.

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