Monthly Archives: March 2012

Rereading de Beauvoir 3: Psychoanalysis

Part One: Destiny Chapter 2: The Psychoanalytical Point of View The first question that might spring to mind when one reaches Chapter 2 is: Why a chapter on psychoanalysis in a book investigating the situation of women? For one thing, … Continue reading

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Build It and They Won’t Come

Well they won’t be able to come because they can’t afford to.   This is not the punters but the players who are there to entertain the punters.   I’m referring to the troubles of the Otago Rugby Union which is heavily … Continue reading

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Don’t waste your time on the Green Paper

So Paula Bennett is calling for submissions from the public on the Green Paper on Vulnerable Children. This is a complete waste of time. There is plenty of evidence about what works and what doesn’t. Over the past ten years … Continue reading

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