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Don't fill out NHS England's workforce audit, GPC tells practices as it holds urgent talks

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Typical out of touch , autocratic Ministry of Trust and Ministry of Plenty join force. 'For where is the man that has incontestable evidence of the truth of all that he holds, or of the falsehood of all he condemns; or can say that he has examined to the bottom all his own, or other men's opinions? The necessity of believing without knowledge, nay often upon very slight grounds, in this fleeting state of action and blindness we are in, should make us more busy and careful to inform ourselves than constrain others. At least, those who have not thoroughly examined to the bottom all their own tenets, must confess they are unfit to prescribe to others; and are unreasonable in imposing that as truth on other men's belief, which they themselves have not searched into, nor weighed the arguments of probability, on which they should receive or reject it. Those who have fairly and truly examined, and are thereby got past doubt in all the doctrines they profess and govern themselves by, would have a juster pretence to require others to follow them: but these are so few in number, and find so little reason to be magisterial in their opinions, that nothing insolent and imperious is to be expected from them: and there is reason to think, that, if men were better instructed themselves, they would be less imposing on others.' Essay concerning human understanding John Locke 1824 But then again, are we dealing with 'humans'? An evil legislation is still a legislation. Non cooperation requires the dare to test the boundary of the law or even breaking it. Agent Hunt did that when he tried to close down a hospital, remember that? How righteous was he!

Posted date

04 Feb 2015

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2:14pm

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