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St Bede & the Law Student (and my grumpy father)

My late father hated lawyers. Oh boy, did he ever. He despised their necessity. He despised their privilege and pretensions (as he saw it), he despised the system they represented, and he despised the access lawyers had to the wheels of the legal system that he himself was prevented from having. 2,058 more words

New Zealand Society

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“Derwin Gray doesn’t get it. In this article titled “This Can Happen in America, Part 1″ America has been a “postChristian” nation for at least 25 years (if not much longer), following its “postChristian” period. 378 more words


The Truth Behind High School Cliques 

High school, the time we have to start thinking seriously about what steps we want to take next, for our future. A place to learn and thrive. 136 more words


Free-writing Attempt #666

I don’t know what to write about. All I can think to do is complain but I feel as if I’ve been doing too much of that recently. 730 more words


Celebration of Stupidity

Yes, this is a rant but I have had enough of hypocrisy and its idolization. I learnt the words “stupid” and “idiot” long ago but never have I been able to use it with such accuracy and so I have made hay with them while the sun shone . 929 more words



Does a Cane toad walk with a stick?

Does a Firefly get hot when he’s sick?

Does a Hyena laugh when he’s sad?

Does a Penguin not fly to be bad? 99 more words


Pyramid Leverage

It is commonly accepted that “true” economic growth is the growth driven by technological innovation, and it is roughly approximated by a country’s GDP per capita growth. 905 more words