Well, the big day for ‘music lovers’ has come…and gone. The programme for the “largest classical music festival in the world” is out today and continues the downward trend toward some form of ‘cross-over’ music prostituting itself under the guise of ‘classical music’. 334 more words
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As many may be aware, I am keeping tabs on Marxist and PostModernist thought in our education system.
Here is another example:
Epictetus, the Stoic philosopher, has always been a favourite of mine alongside Epicurus and Socrates. One of his lasting pronouncements was “Only the educated are free”, a phrase we originally used as the motto of our new primary education charity in Nepal back in 2007. 564 more words
“I have been in a relationship for nine months. I thought the sex was good for us both, but when we finish she tells me to shower. 714 more words
A brief preface:
While I was mainly inspired to write this post by Sina Queyras – specifically Unleashed, and the blog lemonhound from which the collection is mined – this post is intended to work in tandem with my last post, “Public Expectations of the Intellectual.” So, if you haven’t read that, … 861 more words