Students Vs Sweeping Generalisations

I support the student protests.

Dun dun dunnnn!
It’s a statement that will instantly draw so many to make snap judgements of me.
By saying that, many will assume I agree with the trashing of Millbank, that I agree with the anarchists on the roof, the trashing of the police van, and it will mean a number of people will completely dismiss my views.  I’m just another idealist who refuses to live in the real world…

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The Rarest News Of All

They’re out!

Oddly, yesterday reminded me of 9/11.

All those years ago, I – and a couple of close friends – sat and watched in near silence as the world changed.  There had been no point since then that I have been glued to the news.
But ’10/13′ (even though I’m British so I’d say 13/10. ahem) was a day that saw me – and many others around the planet – glued to the news.  Awestruck.  In tears.
But – for once – with good reason.

Lives saved. On national television.  The news, no less – the home of tragedy, misery and unveiled lies. But for one day, the news was overtaken by such rare sentiments as hope, love, loyalty.  Bravery that didn’t land the hero in hospital, prison or a coffin.  Heroism.  Families reunited, not torn apart.

I equate it to that most horrible of dates, because no day since then has seemed so unbelievable.

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