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Pagan – pre-Christian village people. Latest expression has a law: do as you will, but hurt none. And it’s thought sinister?
Pain – defence mechanism against hurt, and proof we wait until last minute to save ourselves.
Pandora – first mortal woman sent with box of evils. So similar to Eve. Strange how man always blames woman for his lusts.
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Policing – used to happen. Used to be part of every community. Now divorced from society – other. Just part of the ‘system’.
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Pragmatism – do what works. Only problem is, ‘what works’ is always dependent on the system it has to work in. Scratch a pragmatist and find an idealist inside.
Quango – quasi-autonomous non-govt organisation. Committee of people with mission to get their ideas as policy & subvert democracy.
Quantum physics – study of subatomic world, where all outcomes are probable until observation, when a definite is achieved. Magic? Probably.
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Quasi – apparently but not actually. Could apply to everything, inc truth, ‘cos there’s only one truth. There isn’t one.
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Radical – view more extreme than normal consensus? But if most agree, isn’t that radical? Maybe it’s a word to marginalize contrary stances.
Rational – reasoned. Yet one man’s reasoning is another’s belief. Rationally, we should always suspect the rational. It has hidden agendas.
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Recession – fall in business activity, usually caused by greed; whereupon those who weren’t pay the price.
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Sacrifice – in early societies, pact between man & nature. As society advanced, religion refocused on society, nature being sacrificed.
Saint – icon to whom we should aspire. Basically, an image without substance. Latest cultural expression? Cult of the pointless celebrity.
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Salem – modern blueprint for witchhunt, where rumour leads to persecution & all end up looking stupid – except the dead.
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Success – a partial state – there’s always unintended cost – usually composed out of the corpses of a hundred failures.
Suit – matching garments that rarely do.
Superman – idea whereby the dreams of the few become the nightmare of the many – & faster than the bullet that kills them.
Taboo – custom prohibiting a practice. Could be essential, cultural or political, so can so easily be form of control or persecution.
Taste – in aesthetics, a preferred choice. When expressed culturally by a hierarchy, usually a guide to what isn’t.
Tax – money taken from citizens to fund services; which are ideology based rather than people centred – therefore, political levy.
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