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May 9, 2015
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Quote: The Filter Bubble and Democracy…

So, we’ve just had a General Election here in the UK. I keep my party political views to my Twitter stream but general politics and personal principles will always be part of the mix here so I want to share … Continue reading

April 16, 2015
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Quote: The Extremely Obscure Palinode

A fascinating little footnote from a recent read: ‘Western culture has another mechanism for admitting mistakes, but its extreme obscurity only underscores the point that such devices are woefully rare. In poetry, there is an entire form, the palinode, dedicated … Continue reading