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Cogito Ergo Sum: Croydon and the death of the ‘Big Idea’

Posted on April 7th, by Jonny Rose in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Jonny Rose takes aim at postmodern cynicism, unimaginative councils, and boring Croydonians

Whatever happened to the ‘big idea’?

Once upon a time, an idea could ignite fires of debate, incite revolutions and fundamentally change the ways we look at and think about the world.

An idea could penetrate the general culture and make celebrities out of thinkers: Albert Einstein, C.S. Lewis, Germaine Greer, Ayn Rand, Carl … Read More »