Simon F

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Thursday 13 September 2007
by  Simon F

Hard Times by Charles Dickens

Who better than Charles Dickens to illustrate the astoundingly ridiculous command of facts that the "eminently practical" Mr. Gradgrind carries along with him? With a highly descriptive and very critical narrator, Hard Times is a social satire of the strange, fashionable mentality that (...)
Wednesday 4 April 2007
by  Simon F

Keeping the Air Clean

If only we all knew that in 100 years, the Earth will be 4°C warmer ; if only we all knew how hazardous smog and air pollution are ; if only we all knew that we could save our ozone layer by 2050, then we might all read “Keeping the Air Clean” which provides us with these facts. (...)