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7pm today at the Bank of Ideas – Critical thinking – Exploring beliefs promoted by politicians, media & public institutions

 

As part of the Occupy London Tent City University new Free University initiative, today sees the beginning of the Critical Thinking course.

When: Commencing 7-9pm 12 January 2012; and every Thursday thereafter

Where: The Bank of Ideas – Room 2.08, 17-29 Sun Street, London EC2M 2PT

Details: Critical thinking – Truth, lies, mythology and reality. Exploring commonly held beliefs/perceptions promoted by politicians, media and public institutions.

If you are alarmed at the current economic turmoil, debt and austerity,
growing inequality, wars of aggression, infringement of civil liberties and
many other concerns expressed by the occupy movements, this course will
develop your understanding of the root causes. The course is aimed at
anyone keen to expand their knowledge of how the world works, identify
levers for real change and work on solutions.
Course structure:
The course is a collaborative, modular, evidence based, research project to
produce a referenced paper(s) for publication.

The initial planned modules are:

  • Banking and monetary system
  • Sub-prime crisis
  • Wars of the 21st century
  • Climate change

The nature of the project is such that additional modules may be identified
as we progress.
Course facilitator: Clive criticalthinking@clivemenzies.co.uk

Email Clive to enrol in advance or if you have any questions.

Free University promotes education as a common good which has value of itself. We
believe that freedom to learn and share knowledge is essential for a vibrant society and
Free University is dedicated to this aim. Free University is an evolving public institution for
critical thinking, creativity and knowledge beyond that sanctioned by the state and the
market. Free University welcomes all who show appropriate respect to all other members.

 
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