Aberdeen University student banned from union for saying “Rule Britannia” in debate

Aberdeen University student banned from union for saying “Rule Britannia” in debate. By Jack Malvern.

Elizabeth Heverin, 19, was banned from using the [Aberdeen University student union’s] property or services for a fortnight after she typed the song title into the webchat during an online debate.

Way to go. Testing ideas and arriving at some conclusion after a debate back and forth — as in Parliament, a courtroom trial, or a science journal — is so yesterday. “Arriving at the truth?” You jest comrade, there is no such thing as truth, only power. The political people are in charge now.