Tuesday, June 21, 2016

sphere & convent

Quotations:

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Brendan O'Neill: [medieval; sphere;convent; trainer; moralistic; displacement;] Yeah, what's with all this naming and shaming. When did politics become so medieval. It's like everywhere you go someone is naming and shaming. On twitter, in the political sphere, in the media. It reminds me of being back convent school when the nuns were always shaming someone for wearing make up or trainers or whatever it was. In my mind this chasing, this moralistic witch hunt of people who do not pay enough tax, it's actually adisplacement activity from talking about the economic problems that are faced across the western world.

Definitions:

sphere:
1. an area of activity, influence or interest, a particular section of society;
2. ...

convent:
1. a school run by nuns;
2. a building in which nuns ( = members of a femal religious community) live together;

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