May 2008 Adults lie constantly to kids
In 2018, a century after World War One ended, many of those who fought for peace still have not received their due. Some 20,000 patriotic British men refused the draft, and mathematician and philosopher Bertrand Russell was among the vocal dissenters. He spent six months in jail for writing deemed subversive, later commenting that “this war is trivial, for all its vastness. No great principle is at stake, no great human purpose is involved on either side.” In our Spring 2011 issue, Adam Hochschild investigates the story behind the men “who argued for peace while the battles raged.”
Free English School Essays - The Essay Organization
Why do this? Partly because it’s the only way for a student to get past being a passive consumer and critic and to become a creator, someone who reads other historians in the light of having tried to do what they do. Partly because it’s the way that historians help students master skills that are not specific to history. When students do research, they learn to think through problems, weigh evidence, construct arguments, and then criticize those arguments and strip them down and make them better—and finally to write them up in cogent, forceful prose, using the evidence deftly and economically to make their arguments and push them home.
I see these same factors again and again in IT, especially in large organizations. We constantly battle this culture, and we're regularly cleaning up the aftermath of people getting things wrong. The culture of IT relies on single expert individuals, with all the problems that come along with that. And false positives can wear down a team's diligence, bringing about complacency.
The American Scholar: Habits of Mind - Anthony Grafton …
Understanding the study of sexual spaces as heterotopological, this article argues that, in the context of sexual minorities, new forms of sexual identity that contest the dominant forms are generated and practiced in specific, ‘other’, spaces and timings, so-called ‘heterotopias’. To develop and illustrate this argument, the garden and gardening practices of Derek Jarman are described and analysed as a heterotopic space and practice. To theoretically establish the relationship between sexual difference and (other) space, the notion of heterotopia is connected to the concept of the care of the self that is simultaneously understood as an existential, aesthetic and political activity of (creating) difference. Stressing the dimension of resistance, the care of the self is interpreted as a queer practice that turns a spatial politics of (sexual) difference into one of queering spaces.