This article appeared in Ceylon Today on Wednesday August 13 2014.
An examination of issues relating to capital punishment, continued from last week.
What Do the Philosophers Say? 1,215 more words
Recently I’ve been reading Joseph Heller’s Catch-22, the novel which literally added a new word to the collected vocabulary of society. The novel remains to this day essential reading, however I note that the public education system seems hesitant to actually teach children this tricky text, though given the number of people I’ve met who are entering the field of education this doesn’t surprise me much; for every brilliant and passionate educator there is “that one” that somehow passes through the cracks, and if I must see one more person about to become an History or English teacher that doesn’t read….so help me. 2,755 more words