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Beyond a Lockdown

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We all know that governments’ responses to this pandemic are flawed. Ours in the UK is among the worse. Hopefully, also, we recognise that, just as with global warming, the emergence of ‘novel Coronavirus’ is the result of an ideology that threatens all life on this planet.

deforestation forcing animals into cities and increasing the transfer of diseases

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November 28, 2020 at 11:41 am

The Failures of Behavioural Psychology

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I have written a bit about behaviourism and its influence. More than once I have made reference to Arthur Koestler’s critique of behaviourism from his 1960’s book, The Ghost in the Machine. He begins it by arguing that behaviourism ‘has permeated our attitudes to philosophy, social science , education, psychiatry.’ The more I have thought about it since I first read that immensely useful book, the more I have thought he is right.ghost in machine Read the rest of this entry »

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April 26, 2020 at 9:04 pm