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7. Private School Sam

A beginning ….. Sam a private school man presenting with his girlfriend threatening to end their 2 year relationship if he doesn’t speak to someone. He works in the City, and is a Sports Club captain leading a competitve team … Continue reading

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6. Private School 2

and to continue ……. sitting in front of these lovely private school men is an exercise in an unequal duality. The smooth presentation dominates, an occasional glimpse of the boy behind comes through. Even though the boy is only glimpsed … Continue reading

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5. Private School

To follow on … Private School Adults especially men can come with this presentation: 1. No choice in going to a school miles away from home as a boarder, or living locally as a day student. Family culture informs the … Continue reading

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4. Bereavement & Loss

Running a Bereavement & Loss course one of the topics that came up was how in 2024 modern life is set up to be a distraction. There are so many ways to distract from the pain and suffering of human … Continue reading

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3. Tatzpitaniyot

The Tatzpitaniyot are the eyes & the ears of the Israeli army on the border with Gaza. Women soldiers of low rank: their job involves studying footage to detect different behaviours, & habits of the local population. They reported different … Continue reading

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2. Nihilism for Men

Why Nihilism for Men might have its difficulties. Nihilism being the study of how we put meaning to life where there is no meaning. The idea that life is meaningless & absurd and that it is us who have to … Continue reading

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1. Quaker Spices

The 6 Values of the Quaker Movement are:                                        SIMPLICITY  Kindness Generosity   Spirit over Materialism PEACE  To live a life to foster communication skills to further ethical growth of the self and others INTEGRITY  Respect Honesty to the Self and Others … Continue reading

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17. L’Inconnu / The Unknowable

2023 is a year of The Unknowable. Nothing seems to make sense. Big stuff with big impact out of our control. We feel weak vulnerable helpless: lost frightened afraid. Scared to death. It isn’t helped that 21st Century living demands … Continue reading

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16. Funky Drummer

Clyde Stubblefield was James Brown’s drummer who created a drum groove sampled many times without getting any credit. James Brown was a strict band leader – who gave out fines to musicians who did not play right, or turn up … Continue reading

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15. Non Fiction Fiction Speak

Speaking in a non fiction manner is reporting. I woke up, went downstairs, and opened the fridge to find no milk to make a cup of tea: so I had to go out to the corner shop to buy some … Continue reading

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