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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

Thoughts on the Tories and the state of Britain. GE2019.

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The Tories have now presided over two election campaigns and a referendum campaign where someone has done something extreme, resulting in murder.BOJO salute Read the rest of this entry »

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December 10, 2019 at 6:50 am

Teaching with UK hip hop

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The burgeoning new movement UK #Hiphoped just done a twitter chat talking about the best UK hip hop tracks to use in education. Unfortunately, I was out that evening and missed the chat. Here, to make up for being too late on the twitter thing, is my contribution. A few different ways to use UK hip hop tunes in education.Hip_Hop_11_Tape Read the rest of this entry »

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December 8, 2013 at 12:53 pm