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Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, Page 21
This piece of writing is so brilliantly written, I found it hard to write a following page. My words come after the stars ... … person in sky-blue,
who held a conventionally juvenile position, because she had married
Mr Hubble – I don't know at what remote ...
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Conflating the Left and the Right
There is a campaign
from the right to conflate the left with the extremist right. I might
not be a new occurrence but I have noticed recently this sentiment
seeping through people's words and minds, influenced by some unknown
force, some memetic persuasion,...
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Whose Side are you On? Part 3: The faux Moderate Trick
Nestled amongst the
social media comment sections the right wing shills and trolls lurk;
propagating their unsolicited bullshit, either though employment or
voluntary, either paid to comment or commenting through choice, they
are either intellectually disho...
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The Backward Shadow by Lynne Reid Banks, Page 47
My words come after the staaaarrrssss ... … ceiling. We sat
silently for a while and at last I said, 'What about food?' 'Not hungry, really.' 'Bowl of soup?' 'Oh, well …' She fed David for me
and seemed more cheerful. I was full of sympathy, and yet I could...
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Whose Side are you on? Part 2: Faux Moderates
Often I come across a
comment on a social media platform in which it is stated something
along the lines of: 'the left are as bad as the right.' Here, what is
being asserted is a view that people on the left are just as
aggressive and violent as the alt-rig...
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Whose Side are you on? Part 1
It is those on the
right who take sides, unable to intellectually recognise the nuances
in life that give credence to the complexities of politics. It is the
right who are so sure of themselves. It is the right who polarise
arguments. It is the right who se...
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Is Tory Propaganda Creating Unwitting Fascists?
Corbyn is renowned for his anti-war beliefs, so war is a topic regularly exploited by the right wing to try to turn supporters away from Labour. It was used heavily on Question Time before the election when nine angry, middle aged, European, males berated ...
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Fakeness of Fake News
When confronted with
the journalistic happening that is the Telegraph denouncing independent blogs as purveyors of fake news , is it not clear this is
part of a precursory manoeuvre to propagate the seeds of mistrust?;
to allow to germinate the collective a...
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