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  1. Spring cleaning

    by , 3 Days Ago at 06:34 PM
    Today was the big day for spring cleaning. Yesterday the huge, blue container arrived, ready to be filled. And today I got some people over to really get rid of things that have kept piling up over the years. Old mattresses, broken desks, wallpapers left from the nineties, fabrics I once bought to make baby clothes to my now 17 years old son. It was about time. I found some long lost treasures and some more trash. It felt good, and I was thinking, why didn't I do this before?

    And, ...
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  2. Self censorship, consideration, accommodation or mere stupidity?

    by , 1 Week Ago at 05:43 PM
    I work as a teacher, teaching Norwegian as a second language in a public school.

    At school we let the muslim students and workers pray in reset, when the rest of the pupils and staff should clear the classrooms. But that is a for muslims only. Girls can wear hijab, but if I as teacher wears a cross, it would be provoking. Or is it? Is it me that is censoring my self? Too considerate to all the atheists, agnostics and muslims that are in the school. In one way, I think it is not a problem ...
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