‘When organisations’ behaviours betray their value statements’

This perspective was shared in the latest BMJ and begins: The author then shares a worry: The author goes on to remind us that many of the chronic difficulties encountered … Continue reading ‘When organisations’ behaviours betray their value statements’

‘I would ban all politicians from Tweeting anything’

This perspective, by Alexander Brown, was printed in the Scotsman, 2nd August 2021. The following paragraphs stood out for me [given that I have long had serious concerns about the … Continue reading ‘I would ban all politicians from Tweeting anything’

Science is about the sharing of ideas

I was interested to read in yesterday’s Scotsman the perspective of Professor Julie Fitzpatrick, Chief Scientific Advisor for Scotland.  Professor Fitzpatrick shared a worry that I have long had that … Continue reading Science is about the sharing of ideas

A word that contains its opposite in itself

‘1984’ by George Orwell: “A word [that] contains its opposite in itself. Take ‘good’, for instance. If you have a word like ‘good’, what need is there for a word … Continue reading A word that contains its opposite in itself