Friday, February 1, 2008

The scoundrel's refuge

Side-bar, front page, of today's Times:
Patriotism and a sense of pride in great moments in British history should be avoided in school because many events are morally ambiguous, a leading educational body has said.
"Morally ambiguous"? Isn't that the whole point of teaching history?

In all fairness, Malcolm admits that the full story (by Nicola Woolcock) is a whit more balanced than that sensational teaser. But only just.

For the full belly-laugh, Malcolm recommends the vox pop follow-up comments on the website. Sphere: Related Content

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