My Witchcraft module has brought me back to re-reading one of my main A Level plays, The Crucible by Arthur Miller. Set in Salem during the infamous witch hunts of 1692, 441 more words
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There is much controversy surrounding the word I’m thinking of.
You don’t hear it much out and about, but most know its meaning. It seems that it’s always used in a negative way, often as an insult, and has been known to induce attitude shock or offence (so much so that artistic expression of the concept is, in certain countries, considered so inappropriate that it’s actually illegal). 1,143 more words
In 1917 John Dewey published “The Need for a Recovery of Philosophy,” a reflection on the role of philosophy in early 20th century American life. In it Dewey expressed concern that philosophy had become “sidetracked from the main currents of contemporary life,” too much the domain of professionals and adepts. 189 more words