Thinking Nurse

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Non-Profit
Occupation Student Nurse - Learning Disabilities
Location North West England, United Kingdom
Introduction I am studying to be a learning disability nurse. I enjoy the Japanese game of Go. I am interested in the Human Rights of people with Learning Disabilities, and in the Social Model of Disability (Finklestein, Barnes, Oliver, Shakespeare etc) People who have written things that inspire me or make me think include, Karl Marx, Paulo Freire, Augusto Boal, Florence Nightingale, Che Guevara, Ivan Illich, Leon Trotsky, Jacob Bronowski, Carper, Benner and Wrubel, Boykin and Schoenhofer, Rosemary Rizzo Parse, Paterson and Zderad, Bertrand Russell, Ronnie D. Laing, Douglas Hofstadter, Victor Frankl, Steven Jay Gould, Steven Hawking, Richard Dawkins, Tom Shakespeare, Claire Tregaskis and many more. I use the internet quite a bit, and am a moderator on the Student Nurse's Discussion boards at Nurses Network:
Interests Nursing, Health, Philosophy, Politics, Literature, Science, Drama, Go, Disability.
Favorite Movies Il Postino, Novocente, The Hunger.
Favorite Music Miles Davis, Radiohead, Manic Street Preachers, James Brown, Jimi Hendrix, Public Enemy
Favorite Books Primacy of Caring, Benner, Wrubel, Godel Escher Bach; an Eternal Golden Braid, Douglas Hofstadter, Man's Search for Meaning, Victor Frankl, Hens Teeth and Horses Toes, S. J. Gould, Nursing As Caring, Boykin and Schoenhofer, Humanistic Nursing, Paterson and Zderad, Capital, Karl Marx, The History of the Russian Revolution, Trotsky, The Tempest, William Shakespeare.