Conversely, I suggest that if others wish to conflate their personal beliefs as a pretext of introducing a moral code onto others, they should stop being so sanctimonious, ally themselves to
the Temperance Movement, and communicate their wishes as good old religious zealots have always done - to the beat of their myopic drum.
They also ally themselves to
neo-Nazi groups, forgetting that Hitler's armies killed millions of Russians in the Second World War.
They now ally themselves to
Welsh nationalists, who support a massive expansion of nuclear power in North Wales.
But 2017 was that modern moment where the forces of good, would again need to ally themselves to
combat the forces of evil.
The cultural traditions of Pakistan, Bangladesh and Kashmir have, according to Rowntree, been cynically exploited by the major parties who seek to ally themselves to
whichever Muslim candidate claims to be able to guarantee a minimum number of votes arising from their support within a wider clan.
Russia is slowly but surely re-emerging as a major player on the world stage so it is in the interest of national security that these countries ally themselves to
Europe rather than what could become a recreation of the old Eastern bloc.