Monthly Archives: November 2007

Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining (and profoundly moving) case for creating an education system that nurtures creativity, rather than undermining it. With ample anecdotes and witty asides, Robinson points out the many ways our schools fail to recognize —

Posted in Home Schooling, Someone Clever Said

A knife wrapped in cotton

The guidelines covering Home Schooling in the UK have been published by the DfES. Some HE people think that they are fine, and are actually celebrating them as some sort of triumph. I beg to differ. As a matter of

Posted in Astonishing, Home Schooling, Insanity, Politricks

Another letter

Six leading academics have written to a Parliamentary committee to express their dismay at the way biometrics has been used as a magic wand which would have supposedly stopped Darling’s great data giveaway. The six said of claims by the

Posted in Insanity, NIR, Someone Clever Said, Told You So

"It's treason, then…"

Finally, at the 11th hour, people are waking up and realizing that the only way to kill The War Machine is to choke it of its blood: The Nation: I will not pay my income tax if we go to

Posted in How To, People, Post Tipping Point, Someone Clever Said, Told You So, Yes yes yes!

It is over for ID cards and the NIR

Anyone with any doubts about just how ‘over’ the NIR and ID cards are should have those doubts washed away by this, from the Times: […] Ms Smith had many inquisitors. The first was the senior Labour MP Keith Vaz,

Posted in Beautiful, NIR, Politricks, Post Tipping Point, Someone Clever Said, Someone Stupid Said, Told You So, Yes yes yes!

Police outrage over demand for their DNA

The police understand intimately how reports are forged, corrupted, accusation falsely made, evidence planted and the ‘criminals’ stitched up. That is why they are shrieking like Abu Grahib inmates at the idea that their DNA should be put in the

Posted in Insanity, Medicine, NIR, Politricks, Someone Clever Said, The Law, Told You So

ContactPoint under attack…FINALLY

But it is clear that no one in or out of government knows what the word ‘encryption’ means: Child database plan under attack following missing discs debacle By Colin Brown, Deputy Political Editor Independent Published: 26 November 2007 A review

Posted in Insanity, NIR, Post Tipping Point, Someone Stupid Said, Told You So