Tag Archives: philosophy

Do You Like Being Alone?

The number of lonely people in this country at this moment makes for a terrible thought. Even in recession, Britain is one of the most mighty and prosperous countries there ever has been, due to the scientific and industrial revolutions … Continue reading

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Jumping in Front of Trains

This week, the second session of the year, and there were nine of us including Sophie the dog. We started in a way we often do. First we went round and said what we’d been thinking about for the last … Continue reading

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October: A Change in the Weather and the World

A long summer and then a few missed weeks — and now we’re back. A smaller group than before. Some of our members have gone on to look for work and further education; illness prevents others from attending. Still, the … Continue reading

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QUESTION FOR THE SUMMER

At our last Folk Hall session we spoke about many things, and ended up with this question which we hope you’ll give us your view on: SHOULD WE ALL BECOME VEGETARIAN? And there’s another question, that goes with it: Where … Continue reading

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International Aid

A nice video from the ONE Campaign (not really sure what that is but I get the idea).

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Human Rights

We talked about human rights and the elderly: we wondered whether some elderly residents of care homes were being deprived of their rights, not being given clean sheets, not being fed properly, and the like. We commented that there might … Continue reading

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Questions from the Canteen

Kirstie from the canteen posed us three questions this week. We want her to come and tell us what she thinks about them! — Where did surnames come from? — When did consciousness start? [Does this have anything to do … Continue reading

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