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Orwell versus Huxley: Neil Postman: ‘Amusing Ourselves to Death’

I came across this extract from Neil Postman’s book ‘Amusing Ourselves to Death’ which I though threw new light on the contrasting views of the future from George Orwell in 1984 and Aldous Huxley in Brave New World. We were … Continue reading

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Is President Obama a Socialist? Part 1

I was taught at school that it might be wise before categorizing someone, to list some criteria for any label you were considering for them, to see how they stack up against it. So, given all the name calling aimed … Continue reading

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Top Ten Conflict Tips: Ways to Learn from Our Past Mistakes in Conflict (or Anything Else)

I like the George Orwell quote: ‘The secret of leadership is to combine the belief in one’s own infallibility, with a power to learn from past mistakes‘ and it prompted the idea for one of our Top Ten Conflict Tips; … Continue reading

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Top Ten of our Top Ten Conflict Tips

Our Top Ten Conflict Tips from great thinkers and others, has proved very successful and so I thought I would provide links to the Top Ten most popular of them for your reference, though they are in reverse order of … Continue reading

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George Orwell’s Top Ten Conflict Tips

I have always found George Orwell (1903-1950) makes me think. So I thought I would compile some of his more memorable quotes as they apply to conflict as one of our regular Top Ten Conflict Tips:  In a time of … Continue reading

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