Rae Hadley, Author at Homeschooling

Articles by Rae Hadley

Politics

Why Consider Politics?: Part 3

This is the last in my short series on politics, providing some knowledge that could help you decide if pursuing a career in the subject could be of interest to you. Part 1 can be found here and Part 2 here. Continuing along the spectrum of political theory we turn our attention to what can […]


Politics

Why Consider Politics?: Part 2

Following on from the discussion about democracy in Part 1 we take a brief look at the other ‘Left’ orientated theories of politics. Socialism As has been mentioned, Socialism can be a political, economic, and social theory; the three being so tightly interwoven. It relates to the concept of ‘bulk production’ of wealth as well […]


Speeches

Why Consider Politics?: Part 1

The word ‘politics’ goes far beyond the narrow concept of political parties.


Nobel Prize Refusals

Nobel Prize Refusals: Jean-Paul Sartre and Le Duc Tho

Unsurprisingly it was Tho and Sartre’s world views, philosophies and politics which propelled them to reject the notion of receiving their Nobel Prizes.


The Nobel Peace Prize

Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai: Education’s Nobel Peace Prize Winners

At 17 years old, Malala is the youngest Nobel Peace Prize Winner. In fact she is the youngest of any Nobel Prize to date.


Alfred Nobel

The Nobel Prize Foundation

The Nobel Prizes can, unsurprisingly, be hotbeds of controversy. Mahatma Gandhi was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize 5 times but never received it, a source of incredulity and sadness to many.


Sub-genres

The Written Word: From Tangible to Digital and Back Again

One moment in 2018, epitaphs and In Memoriam speeches for the independent book sellers, newspapers and publishers were being readied. The next, the statistics were showing a slump in ebook sales and growth for the tangible tome.


Synesthesia

Synesthesia

Synesthesia is something which most individuals experience as a positive addition to their lives. It is simply another way to view the world and for those individuals it can be an enriching rather than inhibiting aspect.


Handshake

Does 2020 mark the Demise of the Handshake?

As social creatures our physical contact conveys empathy, togetherness, and an understanding beyond words.


Study Apps

Apps, Self Development and Solutions

Necessity will truly push the inventive application of all our resources.