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As a white m/c male, I am beginning to tire of race, class and gender-baiting

I have privilege, I have entitlement. I do not deny either. I used that privilege a few weekends ago when an avuncularitis-ing muppet chose not to have a co-facilitator in a room of 30 people, even though he is – … Continue reading

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XX marks the spot? Female-dominated meetings

Yes there are exceptions (many exceptions), but as a gross generalisation – for reasons that may have to do with genetics, or socialisation (and I am not particularly interested because the ‘genetics’ argument is a red herring) – women are … Continue reading

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I explain (to myself) my obsession with (my) ego*

So, what’s with this obsession with ego? I’m forever wailing about ego-fodder (since you ask “the audience at any public event (big or small) which has not been structured by the organisers to provoke the highest possible amount of participation, … Continue reading

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Compass: pointless and going round in circles – I have no #timeforplanb

Attention Conservation Notice: I went to a meeting of a group that proclaims itself “Britain’s most influential politcal movement for real change.*” And guess what. It’s entrenched in the smugosphere and I was turned into ego-fodder. What. A. Surprise. The … Continue reading

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“Let’s cut to the chase and have a fascist dictatorship* already”

Because the anti-fascist crowd (and here I don’t mean the street-fighting men – I mean ‘democracy campaigners’ more broadly), simply do not have their shit together. Last night I went to a small meeting (I’ll not mention the organisation’s current … Continue reading

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Ego and Ebbinghaus – when will we ever learn?

I have been ego-fodder at two events in less than 24 hours, so excuse me if the following post seems like it is written with a red mist… WHAT ON GAIA’S GREEN EARTH DO WE THINK WE ARE WE DOING? … Continue reading

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When will we ever learn? Erm, *outside* the “lecture”

This excellent video (hat-tip to the brilliant Johnnie Moore) ought to kill off the “sage-on-the-stage” “ego-fodder” model of events good and dead. But of course it won’t (I’ve already speculated here and here as to why).

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