You wake up one day and realise you’ve acted out being the victim, poured your pain and being out to the ‘welfareist’ and become abused by the class that claims to be the saviours of social justice …
You think, ‘fuck it’, I’ll show them Wolves what it means to be a ‘critical thinker’, a […]
“Too much information cripples understanding”
It’s just simply ‘change’, the Hegelian agents of discourse, the ‘agents’ (academics, practitioners, scrupulous charities) that take charge of your voice, confuse your narrative with a new academic verse of commodity.
“An ignorant mind is precisely not a spotless, empty vessel, but one that’s filled with […]
The language of desistance for those that live it, is not in words but rather behaviour – the destiny of accumulative changes in a rehabilitative context. The language of “desistance” is solely the preserve of the academic, researcher or practitioner. It’s another academically constructed word for the observation of behavioural changes, or at least that’s […]
Becoming ill, the illness can sometimes not be diagnosed, symptoms show themselves yet, professionals fail to find the problem. The concern in terms of understanding desistance is, it’s becoming misunderstood. Our increased awareness of the phenomenon subjects it to what I would describe as unhealthy elements translating it into practice. Is it becoming undiagnosed of […]
Anyone who read The Times interview of Javed Khan CEO of Victim Support might be right in thinking he has become a paid instrument of the State. I respect Javed’s tireless work and all that he does, greatly. However his comments about barristers grandstanding to get the next big case, as in the […]