If you want to learn, be humble, or the more accurate quote from Epictetus, the Stoic philosopher is “Throw out your conceited opinions, for it is impossible for a person to begin to learn what he thinks he already knows.” We live in an age where discussion and debate is limited to the outpourings on … Continue reading The Art of Disagreement is Dead!
Epictetus, the Stoic philosopher, has always been a favourite of mine alongside Epicurus and Socrates. One of his lasting pronouncements was “Only the educated are free”, a phrase we originally used as the motto of our new primary education charity in Nepal back in 2007. We chose to set up an education based aid organisation … Continue reading Only the educated are free …… so stop moaning!
The British Prime Minister has launched a scathing attack on multiculturalism, warning that it is fostering extremist ideology and directly contributing to home grown terrorism.Signalling a radical departure from the strategies of previous governments, the prime minister said that Britain must adopt a policy of "muscular liberalism" to enforce the values of equality, law and … Continue reading British Prime Minister attacks multiculturalism