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Diet & Denial

‘Tis the season to regret and abstain.  Yep, every year it’s the same. After the excesses of Yuletide many of us retreat into our own punishment room, replete with various methods to deny ourselves pleasure. 1,258 more words


Max Weber and the rationalisation of education

By Geoff Hinchliffe

In order to understand our own times, it can be beneficial to go back in time, in order to take advantage of a fresh perspective from afar. 732 more words

Ethics And Academic Freedom

Nietzschean 'Ressentiment', 21st century style

Ressentiment is a reassignment of the pain that accompanies a sense of one’s own inferiority/failure onto an external scapegoat. The ego creates the illusion of an enemy, a cause that can be “blamed” for one’s own inferiority/failure.

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The Mind & Society

Rationalisation, discrimination, de-legitimisation ... you know the rest

Interested, while controlling my revulsion at the subject matter, to read this, via Unz:

By the logic of gay liberation, Thiel is an example of a man who has sex with other men, but not a gay man.

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The Mind & Society

4 steps to saving good ideas in your organisation

4 steps to saving good ideas in your organisation

This week I am delivering a Masterclass event in the United States, focusing on Talent management and shifting good ideas into action – basically developing stronger business cases for good ideas, which increases the probability of  “good ideas” being operationalised. 358 more words