A word on international solidarity

As a proudly international project, Deviant Robot would like to reassure our community that it stands united with our European friends as it stands with our friends around the world.

As a seemingly divided Britain slowly turns in on itself and away from the European Union; many far-right and nationalist parties have grown in confidence and seek to induce similar effects in their own countries. In response, the far-left are increasingly sensitive and hostile to alternate views and seem all too quick to attribute dark motives to points of political difference.

When political and social movements seek to divide us or define us by our differences; it is more important than ever that we come together under the banner of our shared interests and passions.

The concern is not BREXIT; it's is not about the arguments for and against the European Union. The concern is the impact of escalating tensions and the narrative of broadening cultural divides. Deviant Robot was created as a platform for forming bonds of friendship through the shared exploration of universal ideas; especially those ideas that build our resistance to ignorance and intolerance both in ourselves and in others.

In the words of a great man: -

We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.

Abraham Lincoln, First Inaugural Address (1861)