Usually related to education, philosophy or society, I write these to give form to some of things I grapple with. If they can spur on debate and reflection so much the better.


Fairytales of Growth

"You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words. And yet I'm one of the lucky ones. People are suffering. People are dying. Entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction, and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you!” Greta Thunberg, United Nations Climate Action Summit, 2019 The climate crisis has seen a spectacular rise to the world agenda in 2019, aided in great part by social movements spearheaded by young people. Greta Thunberg’s Fridays for Future movement in particular has been a catalyst in raising awareness about the dangers of inaction while at the same time galvanising hundreds of t

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