touching wood is the third most commonly believed superstition(x)
Hmm. I don’t think we should live in a nihilistic wasteland where our beliefs are dictated by evil corporations, but I also don’t believe that we “need” rituals of the superstitious or spiritual sort. That’s not the only way to be connected to the earth or to each other.
Is this the article that he sued about, won, and is donating to…something I don’t remember the name of because I’m not English/because I live in another country/because I don’t always pay attention to things?
If so, well done, man. Way to be an excellent human.
No, he sued about a story in the Sun that said he cheated on his girlfriend when he had not done so. He donated the money to the victims of the Hillsborough Disaster. The Sun had previously written a very disrespectful story about the disaster, for which the city of Liverpool has never forgiven them, so that’s the link between Russell’s victory and what he chose to do with the money.