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Tertiary education – expense or investment?

Posted by Philip on 3 February 2016, 8:33 am in , , , , , , ,

Today's NZ Herald editorial lambasts Labour's policy proposal for free tertiary education as an expensive fix with little purpose. Admittedly, I wasn't overly convinced by Andrew Little's stumbling announcement but, all in all, I think scrapping student loans is a move in the right direction, steering us away from the neo-liberal semi-dictatorship John Key's Government has been creating in the last eight years.

The editorial says there are better things to which to add funding and that thousands have repaid their loans but, in the same publication, Raybon Kan glibly disagrees:

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To admire or not to admire

Posted by Philip on 10 December 2013, 3:29 pm in , , , , , , ,

Admiration is a funny thing. Full of questions, it seems to me.

  • Who to admire? What to admire?
  • Admire the person? Admire what they say or do? Both?
  • Oh, and is it ok to admire yourself?

What does admiration mean?

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