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Pedagogy and Other Defenses against the Dark Arts: Professor Severus Snape and Harry Potter

Pedagogy and Other Defenses against the Dark Arts: Professor Severus Snape and Harry Potter
2 years ago

Pedagogy and Other Defenses against the Dark Arts: Professor Severus Snape and Harry Potter

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In memory of Alan Rickman (21 February 1946 – 14 January 2016)

ALAN RICKMAN gives us J. K. Rowling’s Professor Severus Snape as we know and loathe him. Setting aside the …
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Freedom and the Refugees
2 years ago

Freedom and the Refugees

LIBERTY is arguably the bedrock of modern, Western-style democracies. From the French Revolution’s trinity “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity,” the last term echoes nowadays as a quaint, out-of-the-grandma’s-closet reverie. Equality fares a bit …
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On Privacing
2 years ago

On Privacing

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WAS PRIVACY — as an idea and a reality — only a brief interlude, available to a few prosperous, modern Westerners? They could afford rooms of their own where they might …
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The Meaning of “Clean Energy”
2 years ago

The Meaning of “Clean Energy”

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AS THE GLOBAL CONFERENCE on climate change is taking place in Paris, it is time to contemplate the meaning of “clean energy.” In the West, the word energy is marked …
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