Teaching (In)tolerance In Schools

Christina Easton | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK
Christina Easton

Speaking after the London Bridge attack on Saturday, Theresa May stated that there is "far too much tolerance" of extremism in Britain. Given the stro...

What Are Trigger Warnings?

Matt Streuli | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Matt Streuli

Should we campaign for the wider use of Trigger warnings as it would benefit everyone - not just those with a mental health problem? I hope that by openly discussing these points with you, we can together fight the stigma.

Are Psychologists Always Analysing You?

Martyn Stewart | Posted 17.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Stewart

Why do people fear psychologists? Why are people worried that we'll single you out for mental interrogation? Anyone who's ever taken a psych class or has a book by Freud on the shelf, has probably met somebody suspicious of your educational interests...

Mental Health: Shifting Discussion

Tobias Harris | Posted 28.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Tobias Harris

Awareness of mental health is not the problem at large - seeing it as something separate from us is. Whilst daily stresses and strains are the subject of polite small talk, depression or our anxieties crosses into foreign, undisclosed territory.

Bristol's Fog Bridge - With Fujiko Nakaya

Amelia Carruthers | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK
Amelia Carruthers

Fujiko Nakaya is a Japanese artist (born in 1933), whose "fog sculptures" represent the culmination of her life long collaborations with nature.

2014 - A Bad Year for Reasoned Debate

James Snell | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Politics
James Snell

Debate may have had a bad year in 2014, but if we collectively use technology a little bit better, who knows? Maybe we can resist the appeal of the swirling vortex. Maybe 2015 won't be such a bad year after all.

Do Not Slur My Mental Health If You Disagree With Me!

Simon Stevens | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK Tech
Simon Stevens

I think there is something terrible brewing on Twitter, that could possibly explode during the forthcoming election, where stigma towards mental health is used to bully and intimidate those with specific views, even amongst disabled people, in a way we have never seen before.

Facebook's New App Is An Anonymous Chat Room

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Tech

Facebook has launched a new app called 'Rooms' which allows you to create anonymous chat rooms and talk about any subject you want. The rooms are ...

Would You Send Your Kids to Private School?

The Cambridge Union Society | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
The Cambridge Union Society

The Cambridge Union Society's Press Officer, Oliver Jackson, as the product of a succession of British private schools, discourses on the arguments around the system that educated him.

Want to Start a Philosophy Group? Here's How

Jules Evans | Posted 12.09.2012 | Home
Jules Evans

I'm one of the organisers of the London Philosophy Club. We're one of hundreds of self-organised ideas and discussion groups that have mushroomed all over the world in the last 10 years.