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The professional is always personal

O wad some Power the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us! It wad frae mony a blunder free us, An’ foolish notion: What airs in dress an’ gait wad lea’e us, An’ ev’n devotion! To a … Continue reading

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Institutionalisation of values

Man is born free; and everywhere he is in chains. ¬†Rousseau, Social Contract, Book 1 I’m teaching my first years Rousseau and I’m (meant to be) reading Ivan Illich’s Deschooling Society¬†– everywhere I look there are critiques of the state … Continue reading

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