One story has been bugging me all week. The audience at a conference of female students has been asked to refrain from applause during delegates’ speeches because this might cause “anxiety”. 209 more words
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by Jerry Alatalo
“If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person, than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind… But the particular evil of silencing the expression of an opinion is, that it is robbing the human race; posterity as well as the existing generation; those who dissent from the opinion, still more from those who hold it. 1,304 more words
At the end of my spring semester in graduate school, I needed to go to summer school to take a 3 hour elective course and to pass my comprehensive Oral Exam. 1,233 more words
Starting work in 1961 after graduation, one was besieged with insurance salesmen, eager to meet the needs of new clients.
Although wishing to secure as much business as possible, my agent was mindful of the affordability of his policies. 923 more words
Ed Miliband has been walking round like a puffed-up pigeon and asking girls if they want to feel his biceps, after David Cameron today ruled out taking him on in a one-on-one. 263 more words