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“The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil.”

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Before You Can Be With Others, First Learn to Be Alone, by Jennifer Stitt

In 1840, Edgar Allan Poe described the ‘mad energy’ of an ageing man who roved the streets of London from dusk till dawn. His excruciating despair could be temporarily relieved only by immersing himself in a tumultuous throng of city-dwellers. 1,121 more words


Reflecting Politics: Image Making and Falsities

Hannah Arendt was a mid-century German thinker that witnessed humanity at its worst. As a consequence, her writings carry a profundity that I rarely found in the many authors I have read. 361 more words


As we open the newspapers, it is filled with stories/news items consisting of some sort of violence. Terrorist activities are happening at many parts of the world. 446 more words

Naomi Alderman - The Power (2016)

Inequality is everywhere.

Evidencing inequality is the easy part.  Exposing the injustice and ridiculous consequences of inequality is important.  But, understanding the reasons for its ongoing hold on social life is where it gets difficult.  1,168 more words

Social Justice

Thinking about Hannah Arendt

…and what happens in the absence of genuine education, when propaganda and marketing hollow out one’s voice… [prompted by this article shared by a friend]

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Visiting as metaphor - developing a framework for reflective practice

Gillies, D., 2016. Visiting good company: Arendt and the development of the reflective practitioner. Journal of educational administration and history, 48(2), pp.148-159.

Hannah-Arendt by POLISEA – CC BY-NC-SA… 521 more words

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