Category Archives: Politics

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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The Age of Entitlement Goes On

Isn’t the whining and hash-tagging rage indeed evidence Australia has indeed developed an unhealthy sense of entitlement? My latest article here.  

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Democracy masquerading as Theocracy

Click here for my latest published article, wherein I argue modern Western democracy is becoming little different from the ancien regimes of our past.

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Metaphysics of being Australian

Our political elite are still not getting what it means to Be Australian.  Read here.

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Secular narcissism

Religion has many faults, but at least it asks the right questions, albeit ones without answers.  See my article published on ABC. Go to “Book” page for longer discussion on the issue.

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AFL facists

An article on the AFL and the growing trend to interfere where it is not needed.

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Shit Happens

Either we accept Shit Happens or we are up Shit Creek ….

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Extreme men

Maureen Dowd rightly asks, in her latest op-ed, why Republicans are intent on hounding out women voters. It’s complex. I think men believe we’re on a mission from God to understand why we are here, why there is something rather … Continue reading

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Finkelstein Review

Ray Finkelstein set the tone for his Inquiry into media and media regulation in the final sentence of his media release.  The former judge did not “think it fair to speak to individual members of the media lest it be … Continue reading

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Banker Bashing

Enough whining about the bankers, already.  Thomas L. Friedman of the New York Times is the latest, with his “Did You Hear the One About the Bankers“. There is nothing new here, merely more unreasoned frustration at not being able … Continue reading

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