Tag Archives: Education

THE PURSUIT OF KNOWLEDGE

Founded in 1826, ‘The Society For the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge’, (mainly through the ministrations of  Lord Henry Peter Brougham ) despite being overlooked and largely forgotten by history, has been experiencing something of a Renaissance over the last few

IF I WERE THE DEVIL

The following essay was first broadcast by legendary ABC Radio commentator Paul Harvey on this day in 1965: The speech has undergone a number of changes over the last fifty-two years, being reworked and edited by the author and others, but

HOMESCHOOLING IS

It is estimated that upwards of 50,000 children are being educated outside of the UK mainstream school system right now, with the numbers increasing by around 80% each year. You may like to ask why that might be.

OUTLAW HEROES #6

The sixth in a series of articles which recognises real-life Outlaw Heroes Thomas Spence: The Poor Man’s Revolutionary Thomas Spence (1750 – 1814) was an English Radical and advocate of the common ownership of land. He was born in Newcastle-on-Tyne,

WRONG ON ALL LEVELS

I have been giving a lot of thought lately, as to what I believe is really wrong with this country. Or the world for that matter. Why everything seems so completely ‘out of step’ with everything that you have always

AGAINST NATURAL LAW

There is no satisfactory explanation that I have found for how humans came to be on this planet. ‘Evolution, Creation or something else?’ Discounting Darwin’s Theory and God, only one plausible option remains that makes any sense to me, a

ONE LESS PERSON

The year 2006 was the year the HPV vaccine (Gardasil) was introduced to the general public, through massive media hype praising the ‘value’ of the inoculation for girls 9 to 26 years of age. Their famous line: “One less girl

ONE SCHOOL OF THOUGHT

When the Prussian government implemented the first truancy laws in the early 1800s, they had to march crying children away from their families at the point of a bayonet. So why the application of such force? Was it because the

THE FIGHT OF OUR LIVES

  People may not have noticed, but we are in the fight of our lives. We are fighting for our future, a future that will set us free. Free to make our own decisions, free to eat quality food, free

A MIRROR

I have been blown away by the support I have had on this blog, and the number of visitors it has received has shown me that I may indeed, have something valid to contribute. In addition, I have been approached