Greatness

Something Within Keeping It Great

Sonja Lewis | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK Politics
Sonja Lewis

It is still a great country, as a close friend reminded me recently. I can vouch for that. But here's the thing: greatness comes with an admission of mistakes, a campaign to make reparation and the willingness to remember, if only for the purpose of avoiding previous mistakes. Moving forward, politics has to be about keeping America great. That's the spirit!

Who Are the Beatles of Our Era?

Joe Pennell | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Joe Pennell

Iconic status is difficult to achieve. To be recognised as the defining sportsman, politician, or artist of one's generation is, in many ways, the highest accolade that can be lauded on a public figure...

Why Lance Armstrong is Still a Hero: 'Great Men Are Almost Always Bad Men'

Professor Ian Robertson | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK Sport
Professor Ian Robertson

Read any biography of a great man or woman and you will almost always find evidence of the ruthlessness, cruelties and immoralities that arose from their single-minded pursuit of greatness.