Beware of Artists & Things You Want to be True

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Just came across a nice quote via Euan on Facebook. It was attributed to the McCarthy era. “Beware of artists. They mix with all classes of society and are therefore the most dangerous” Alongside taking exercise and eating healthily, one of the things I keep trying to do more of, not always successfully, is check the sources of things like … Read More

National curriculum being ‘dumbed down’ – Telegraph

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Civitas said the retreat from traditional subjects was leading to a decline in social mobility. “These children will be unable to access the world of high culture, which could transform their lives, because teachers have decided that they should not be challenged by anything beyond the scope of their immediate experience,” the study said. Prof Conway added: “State schools only … Read More