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20. Wedding

The allure of the wedding still holds. The ceremony to wed husband and wife, wife and husband. Yet the statistics show that Europeans are less and less interested in the sanctity of marriage. Yet the immediate simplicity of falling in … Continue reading

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19. May 1968

In May 1968 France was the closest that a western country in recent times has nearly had a revolution. The working class and students revolted against the status quo. The whole country and its bureaucracy came to a halt. De … Continue reading

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18. Offensive PC

Has Political Correctness Gone Too Far? For some not far enough. It has paved the way for a culture that uses language that does not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, religion etc. PC is said to … Continue reading

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17. Humiliation

Humiliation is a punishment or act which is designed to attack the victims’ identity. Embarrassment is self inflicted while humiliation is meted out by the perpetrator, or set up by an unfortunate set of circumstances. It is traumatic and lays down … Continue reading

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16. Windrush

How can Windrush happen? The UK moved from unregulated mass immigration to a crackdown on immigration to Brexit. A hostile environment was created to meet unrealistic targets to reduce net immigration. One thing the prime  minister does is stick to … Continue reading

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15. Idiot Compassion

The difference between wise compassion and idiot compassion is that idiot compassion is easier. There is no risk of confrontation, anger or hurt. Idiot Compassion backs up other peoples’ neurosis under the guise of you being nice or good. People … Continue reading

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14. Define Sexuality

For much of history sexuality has not been divided up into fixed categories. In Ancient Greece being gay was seen  as a practice not as part of a person’s identity. The invention of the term homosexuality was recorded by Karoly … Continue reading

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13. Confabulations

How to Resist a State of Forgetfulness. Is it possible to read natural appearances as texts? Drawing flowers can be seen as messages, which are not verablised or scripted. The aim to respond to different rythms and forms which have … Continue reading

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12. Four Minute Mile

Roger Bannister the first man to run under the Four Minute Mile in 3:59.4. He almost didn’t run that day due to the weather conditions – well high winds. As it was – before the commercialisation of sport – he … Continue reading

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11. Male Gaze

Men look at women in what can be described as the male gaze. Feminists believe that this is an objectification of women. The male gaze is not concerned with her personality. Her thoughts and feelings are subjugated to the dominance … Continue reading

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