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Tag Archive | science

We need politicians with vision

One of the things that bothers me about the current Australian government is lack of vision, lack of the ability to think outside the square or to challenge the status quo. I’m going to illustrate with an example built around our health system (on which I have written voluminously lately), the horrific domestic violence record in this […]

A passionate man speaks for his country

Social evolution moves at different paces across the many societies of the world. Remember the Salem Witch Trials of 1692? Yet in Saudi Arabia women still cannot drive in 2013 (in case they damage their ovaries, no less, is the belief of one cleric) and in 2010 a certain American called Shimkus still believed we don’t […]

I wrote a little opinion piece

I wrote a little opinion piece which has been published on Independent Australia. I love the cartoon! http://www.independentaustralia.net/2013/politics/tony-religion-and-the-dumb-country/ Hope you find it interesting. 🙂 In 24 hours it has proved remarkably popular.