Category Archives: General

A general blog

Oh-really? What’s love got to do with it?

Every now and again, some learned researchers comes up with some research and a theory that tells us something about ourselves. Darwin did it and kicked off a new science. Dewey, Gardiner and others have done it in education, Freud, … Continue reading

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A Damned New World

“World stunned by massacre at Charlie Hebdo” ¬†“Terror Strikes at Freedom” and so many other, similar headlines. “Je Suis, Charlie” badges and in a few weeks, that will all be lost by some other atrocity somewhere else in the world. … Continue reading

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The old ways reasserting themselves.

One of the key issues that has arisen lately has been the Right’s insistence on developing education as a ¬†commodity. This has a number of nasty side-effects that people have been kept from learning about, otherwise the whole stunt would … Continue reading

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The Right Strikes Again!!!

In March 2014, an election was held. Not a blazing, world shattering election, but an important one for us in South Australia none-the-less. It was expected in that election, the 12 year incumbent government would be tossed out and the … Continue reading

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So, you want nuclear power?

Every so often, somebody talks up the nuclear option as being something that we need to do to ensure the future economic prosperity of the State. Such pronouncements are never accompanied by any detail on how nuclear power will ensure … Continue reading

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Crazy is not a word we use around here!

I have always understood the interplay between Government and business is where the real dramas of political/economic philosophies develop and are enacted. I must admit that the real shock came for me when I realised that far from living in … Continue reading

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The Threat of a Murdoch Media

Over the last few decades, we have seen Australia changing, and not always for the better. Perhaps, as November 2013, was the 30th anniversary of the floating of the Australian Dollar, we should start with that. To November 1983, Australia’s … Continue reading

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