Changing Priorities

If this pandemic has shown us anything, it’s demonstrated vividly those occupations that really matter. Below, listed alphabetically and not in order of importance, are those jobs without which we can’t live civilised lives. Please use the ‘Comments’ space below to add/subtract from this, giving your reasons. Broadcasters (who provide vital information and stress-relieving entertainment)Civil …

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20 Reasons to Question Capita£i$m:

Many readers will find what I suggest here blindingly obvious, and many others will find it difficult to accept. I hope to stimulate critical examination of a system most accept as ‘normal’ and therefore unquestioningly embrace. I’ve no wish to offend, scare or cause anxiety. A few moments of neutral consideration may, perhaps, make it …

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‘Work Hard And You’ll Succeed’: The Biggest Lie?

You’ll have heard the cry: ‘Work hard and you’ll succeed.’ Almost from infancy, we’re brought up to believe this mantra. It follows us through school, often reinforced by loving and caring parents, and is ingrained in our very personas through repetition and a form of example. The successful, in the terms of our current society, …

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