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All articles & reviews tagged with national-lottery


September 2000
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

Where does your money go?

When the last British Government introduced the National Lottery, they promised that this money would be used as extra funding for good causes and would not in any way replace their commitments. Very soon they broke this promise, and the Department for the Environment used Lottery funds for causes that had already been promised…

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January 1995

A National Scandal

The National Lottery is a national scandal. It is State-sponsored selfishness; Government-led worship at the shrine of godless gain. Speaking ethically, gambling is immoral. It is an attempt to get something for nothing, a means of gaining a living not by honest labour but at the expense of others. It is a moral disease,…

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