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The Campaign seeks to show that life is best approached in a spirit of exploration, adventure and enterprise; to influence and better inform attitudes towards risk; to build wider recognition that chance, unforeseen circumstances and uncertainty are inescapable features of life and that absolute safety is unachievable; and to demonstrate that sensible education and preparation enable an appropriate balance to be achieved between risk & safety and achievement & opportunity.

Court rejects bid for 6m damages
Friday, 22 January 2010
Court rejects bid for £6m damages

A former member of the RAF who broke his neck during an "It's a Knockout" type event at an air force base has had his bid for £6m damages turned down.

Robert Uren was 21 when he dived into an inflatable pool to retrieve plastic fruit at an event at RAF High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, in July 2005.

He had sued the MoD and Corporate Leisure to cover the care he will need after he was left tetraplegic.

The judge Mr Justice Field said: "Such activities are almost never risk-free."

Read more: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/beds/bucks/herts/8474478.stm

 

Ian Lewis  Coordinator  Campaign for Adventure

 
Self harm and lack of inspirational life linked
Saturday, 28 February 2009

SANE research into self harm - the evidence exists that, if society is dumbed down sufficiently, stimulating behaviours will emerge. Such is the now-emerging evidence of the over-crowded laboratory rat experiments of the '60s.

The question being asked is how many other correlations and even direct links to increasing social behaviours of self-harm, aggression, selfishness, mental illness and solitary self preservation can be attributed to pressures within modern society? Sane make clear that this is not a call for help nor an intention to commit suicide. See: http://www.sane.org.uk/News/View/218

 

Ian Lewis  Coordinator  Campaign for Adventure

 
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