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 My perception and definition of liberalism, democracy, education and participatory democracy of and for all in dignity, humanity, wellbeing, growth and empowerment and equality.











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Inger Mewburn


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We encourage leniency and inventiveness that is backed up by evidence, sound argument and rationale and that is communicated well  (Habermas) and is easily and logically followed with and guided by specified and explicit criteria that is spelt out and easily comprehended.  Communication (Habermas) for conviction, scrutiny and testing (Popper), critical reflection, deconstruction and transformatory dialogue (Freire) is the key not winning arguments (Gadamer) and debates to the point of eliminating and expelling one side from the game in favour of another (Lyotard, 1984; Kuhn, 1962). 



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