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The Peaceful Rebellion

We once had earthly masters, Who lied and shook with rage, When we had but dared to question, The bars of our rusting cage.   Their vision was sometime noble, With peace and plenty for man, But freedom the price they demanded, All earth their chosen span.   For freedom we long had waited, A…

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Privilege: on tip of everyone’s tongue, yet understood by few

Amid the marbled architecture of ancient Greece, a unique form of teachers existed. They did not reside in bleak classrooms fitted with blackboard discoloured by years of abuse. Instead they found themselves amid grand edifices and aesthetically impressive gardens of the more affluent Greek citizens. The sophist was a mentor of exceptional philosophical and rhetorical…