Category Archives: Articles

Thinking In Public

Here is an excellent review from Jon Baskin of “Thinking In Public” by Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft. It asks what is the value/purpose of the public intellectual. Can our thoughts be useful in a political sense?  What role does philosophy play … Continue reading

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A Radical Take on Radical Skepticism

There is no applicable-to-all Solution to life. And a good thing, too. Human dignity depends on us figuring things out for ourselves. That said, reason doesn’t have to be hopeless in a big picture sense. The purpose of critical thought … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage is about Politics, not Love and Acceptance

My latest article, published in the Australian Financial Review and Online Opinion

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It’s the human spirit, stupid!

My article published in The American Conservative on the rise of Donald Trump.  

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Tired of kicking the can down the cosmic road …?

My latest on the problem with Western culture.

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Pyne, Trump and Turnbull walk into a bar …

My latest article on our political predicament.

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An End to Metaphysical Rebellion

This article of mine has been published at Front Porch Republic.  It argues the purpose of big picture theory/metaphysical speculation was never to solve the nature of reality or the existence of God or the meaning of life.  Rather, the … Continue reading

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National Electricity Market needs shock treatment

This article was initially published in the Australian Financial Review, 20 January 2016, titled “National Electricity Market needs shock treatment”.

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AEMC submission on Strategic Priorities

Here is the submission made to the AEMC on its review of the Strategic Priorities for Australian energy markets.

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Submission to Energy Governance Review

This Governance Panel Submission_240815 was made to the Expert Panel on Governance of Energy Markets

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