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honest

by Argos as You as Argos

...is, let us all assume characters, let even our characters assume characters, let us get rid of ourselves. First principles against presuppositions; decisions against choices; truths against opinions; reality against process; honesty against bureaucracy! We should be honest about our own misery, rather than merely relying on experts and professional activists to tell us what is wrong with the world. The challenge for us now is to reinvigorate the...

...blic tertiary education than those who participate in it daily? To dampen this ‘vested interest’ criticism, we must also ensure that any work (including work to support political projects) is done with intellectual rigour and honesty. Moving to dismantle the pillars of support for the NHE agenda means working with those ‘elites’ who are uncomfortable with the current direction of higher education in New Zealand, and enlisting them to support alte...

...8217; there is no need for speed laws. Law, essentially, is arbitrary. It is not for, of, or by those who have to follow it, and it doesn’t do anything to protect them (us). Locking your doors and windows only keeps the honest people out. Putting laws in place doesn’t do anything. People will still do what they choose to do. By my reasoning, the law is only in place to protect those who made it, and those who keep making it. Many peop...

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