Some People Disagree With You. Get Over It.

The BBC website featured a picture of that silly old bugger Sir Ian McKellen protesting against the Pope. Sir Ian was wearing a T-shirt that said ‘Some people are gay. Get over it.’ I am fairly confident, Sir Ian, that Pope Benedict is fully aware that some people are gay. He is faced with almost …

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Educating the Educators

GK Chesterton said ‘Without education we are in a horrible and deadly danger of taking educated people seriously.’ That is not my favorite Chesterton quote. He also said ‘A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it.’ Both are apposite when thinking about contemporary government-run education. Last …

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