("Heterodoxy" sounds like a term for a promiscuous 18th century woman, but is properly the opposite of "orthodoxy")The following pages are heterodox. They are intended to set out the counter-arguments to taken-for-granted wisdom in (post-compulsory) education.

I am fed up with students (and professionals who are not currently in the role of student) presenting me with submissions full of shoulds, oughts and musts in the spirit of "All right-thinking people will agree with me when I say that..." They are guilty of several solecisms:

"I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised and unbreathed, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but slinks out of the race, where that immortal garland is to be run for, not without dust and heat."

Milton, J (1644) Areopagitica

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Original material by James Atherton: last up-dated overall 10 February 2013

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