QA 38. January 2013. Rocking the foundations of thought

  • Posted by Helen Douglas
  • On January 25, 2013
Education systems that render people stupid, mental health treatment that renders people mad, religions that render people wicked, economies that render people poor, political systems that render people powerless. How is it that our social systems break down (render) precisely what they are meant to serve (render to)?
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QA 17. (August 09) The path of stupidity

  • Posted by Helen Douglas
  • On August 31, 2009
What a mess we make when a person’s worth is measured by their perceived intelligence. The “smart” ones strive to distinguish themselves and the “stupid” ones struggle to get by. It’s precisely a stupid mess, both cruel and irrational. How could anything thrive in such bitter soil? We have begun to realise that there is […]
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