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Renouncing flouncing (for the second time)

I flounced. Again. Last year it was from a day-long meeting of a colourful political party that will remain nameless. The first two hours were dominated (that is the right word) by someone who had come down from Lancaster to … Continue reading

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Paulo Freire on thinking ahead… #hypocrisy #epicfail

“What can we do today, so that tomorrow we can do what we are unable to do today?” – Paulo Freire Which offsets a true horrorshow I had recently because I went to something because there was going to be … Continue reading

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“What’s the matter? You never seen a hypocrite before?”

Killer comeback at anyone who is accusing you of douche-baggery or hypocrisy or whatever. Perhaps, though, a supreme asshole move? Hat-tip to the Cartoonist. He knows who he is.

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Journalism, sex and David Simon – “true dat”

David Simon (“The Wire,” “Treme” etc) has written a very good piece on “War and Piece” (the Petraeus ‘scandal’) Media’s Petraeus Sex Obsession Is Dangerous, Destructive Enough. This is just sex. This is just people. …. Hypocrisy will never go … Continue reading

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Dwight Towers seeks help (at long long last) for his hypocrisy…

I am always banging on about the evils of comfort zones, of grooves that have become ruts.  The smugosphere-this, anvunclaritis-that. And that’s probably projection – a hatred and contempt for failings I am reluctant to admit in myself and therefore … Continue reading

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My own private … smugosphere

Can’t think why this post has been sitting scribbled for yonks and yet somehow never quite got itself typed up… “We all teach what we most need to learn,” someone said to me off-handily last year.  We project, too; of … Continue reading

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Am I bovvered? And if so, why?

When we complain about what someone is doing that annoys us, we are really not complaining about him at all. We are complaining about our own character. We make a fuss about what he is doing, but that is useless … Continue reading

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