Category Archives: power

Wonder Woman at the UN

    Next instalment – Dainius Pras reveals his superpowers…

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beating me with that strop taught me something… Charles Bukowski

Hitting me with that strop taught me something…
how to type.
-Charles Bukowski Continue reading

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Prescription, Peer Support and the Pharaoh

Peer support : what have prescription, Opression and Yul Brynner got to do with it? Continue reading

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Freedom is what we do with what’s been done to us

Freedom is what we do with what’s been done to us.
Jean Paul Sartre Continue reading

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Facing down rape: Women stand up to say they are not ashamed

First in a series of posts about the value, importance and  power of owning and  telling our story – and being heard. Science may think it has all the clever tricks to understand the universe and what we are to make … Continue reading

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when a person is kept in position of inferiority – Simone de Beauvoir

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not being like everybody else is not the same as being sick…

“…if you are not like everybody else, then you are abnormal, if you are abnormal , then you are sick. These three categories, not being like everybody else, not being normal and being sick are in fact very different but … Continue reading

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knowledge and power and lifecrap – Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault rocked the world with his ideas and his efforts to reveal and question the relationships between claims to knowledge, claims to power and authority over others. No claim to authority, no matter how banal, comes without a corresponding … Continue reading

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