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    The transcendental material requirements for the existence of the Collegè de France

    by  • April 2, 2014 • education, history, philosophy, politics • 0 Comments

    “ a state of mind deemed possible in the west, is a luxury dependent on the state of the rest.  The post-modern experience is not on globally for those seeking bread not circuses and seeking freedom of expression and not expressive freedom.  There are transcendental material requirements for the existence of the Collegè...

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    Hobhouse on Militarism

    by  • January 25, 2014 • history, politics • 0 Comments

    (1) It is of the essence of Liberalism to oppose the use of force, the basis of all tyranny. (2) It is one of its practical necessities to withstand the tyranny of armaments. Not only may the military force be directly turned against liberty, as in Russia, but there are more subtle ways, as...

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    Writing for the Self.

    by  • November 17, 2013 • education, life, noticed, philosophy, politics • 0 Comments

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    Every now and then I read something which helps me to understand, or to question, the world in which I find myself living.  Often it’s great to have a prejudice re-enforced, and though having the stuffing knocked out of those same prejudices is not fun, sometimes it can also be really persuasive and interesting....

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    Schedule 7 and the Security State

    by  • August 21, 2013 • law, politics • 0 Comments

    Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000 (brought in by Tony Blair’s Labour government BEFORE the 9/11 attacks on which the loss of much of our liberties is explained) makes very interesting reading. Paragraph 2 of schedule 7 says that you can be questioned “for the purpose of determining whether appear to be...

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    GCSE results: headteacher attacks Michael Gove over marking butchery | Education | The Guardian

    by  • August 24, 2012 • law, politics, rant, thinking • 0 Comments

    GCSE results: headteacher attacks Michael Gove over marking butchery | Education | The Guardian. ‎ “Grade boundaries can change from exam series to exam series. Decisions on grade boundaries are made after the assessments have been taken, based on all the available evidence. In the summer, more information was available about performance across the...

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