Can we ever blamed for following our nature? Is there such a thing as being too kind? These are the questions that the fable of The Frog and the Scorpion make us think about. This session is aimed at children aged roughly 7 – 11 years.
Andy West is the author of The life Inside: A Memoir of Prison, Family and Philosophy (Picador 2022), which was listed as a Book of the Year in The Irish Times and The i Paper. He has written for The Guardian, Aeon, 3AM Magazine, Huck, The Big Issue, Open Democracy, The Lead, The Times Educational Supplement and Bloomsbury. He is philosopher in residence at HM Prison Brixton.