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November 3rd, 2006

Tony Blair speech-Britain's path to the future

Abstract:
Britain's path to the future - lit by the brilliant light of science

No-one would be more surprised to hear of my passion for science today than my old science teachers. I was not so much poor at science as a refusenik about it. I felt I never understood it and it never understood me. I had difficulty with the concepts; couldn't master the basics let alone the more complex theories and never saw its practical benefit. Science seemed for people devoid of emotion, the boffins, the ones who took an extraordinary interest in things I found irritating.

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