1. There’s something in the air.
2. We (Andy Stewart and I) can do it alongside our full-time jobs.
3. It helps me feel like I’m making a difference.
4. It’s fun.
5. It pushes me to use the skills I’ve learned for a particular, positive purpose.
6. My son starts school in September.
7. I like debate.
8. Although Purpos/ed is non-partisan, I’m not happy with the (seeming) policy-by-fiat of the coalition government.
9. It fosters a sense of community.
10. We haven’t had a debate about the purpose of education in my lifetime; I’m pretty sure it’s about more than just jobs and the economy.