One modern philosopher – Albert Camus – saw in the myth the truth of human existence. He saw us as constantly frustrated by a life that is absurd and without meaning. He rejected despair as the only legitimate response in the face of such adversity and opted instead for courage.
Helensburgh woman, Argyll and Bute council leader Aileen Morton says it is time the Scottish government stopped “shilly shallying” and came up with the cash for a permanent solution.
It sets out how relaxation of visiting restrictions will take place in three further stages, moving through outdoor visiting, indoor visiting by one designated person and eventually to a controlled programme of outdoor and indoor visiting.
They harbour a few dozen of the elect who wield influence on policy and strategy. Together they form an intellectual and philosophical black hole where radical ideas disappear and die. In exchange for this they get invitations to sup at the Bute House Presidential Palace or get thrown a seat on a quango or a health board. Thus, the triumph of middle-class mediocrity is assured.
“Like the pupils and parents who protested at the weekend, I am clear that those responsible for this fiasco must be held to account.
A very sensible suggestion would be not to have any of those downgrades and have what was recommended by the teachers, the teachers know the pupils best.