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Weekend read: The OBE ritual… the recipient’s view

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This post was published more than 5 years ago

I keep old posts on the site because I often enjoy reading old content on other people's sites. Not everything that is old is bad. It can be interesting to see how views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured.

But given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views might very well have changed in the 5 years since I wrote this post. I have written some very silly things over the years, many of which I find pretty embarrassing today.
  • This post might use language in ways which I would now consider highly inappropriate or offensive.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken; embedded material might not appear properly.

Okay. Consider yourself duly warned. Read on...

If you’ve ever wondered what an investiture ceremony is really like for a recipient, then why not spend a few moments of your weekend reading this excellent description from Mary Beard’s TLS blog? I found it intriguing, and very much enjoyed reading it!

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