Category Archives: Politics

Ad hominem is a valid argument

I put it to you that in matters of religion and political philosophy – character matters. It matters a lot. It matters so much that the validity of a philosophy or religion should rise or fall based on the character … Continue reading

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Truth & Division

The big news this weekend is the Nunes Memo was released after being spoken of for much of last month as a potential bombshell. I read it yesterday morning when I woke up and confess to being initially underwhelmed. As … Continue reading

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Australia & Culture

Quite a while ago I read an article by James Valentine belittling the idea of “Australian values”, I can’t remember whether I read it in the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age or The Australian but it was probably the latter … Continue reading

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Of Pot Plants and Prurience

As I’ve said numerous times, I don’t keep up with the news on a day to day basis. I don’t read newspapers, watch TV or even check dedicated news websites with any frequency. I get my news in drips and … Continue reading

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Politics & History

Something I became very interested in during my time at university was something that at that time was known as the “History Wars” in Australia. This is a name given to something really going on all over the West and … Continue reading

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Racism & Bigotry

We are taught that in the past everybody was racist, that they held prejudice against other races and cultures. The white race and/or European cultures are usually the focus of this teaching. In a way, this isn’t really wrong and … Continue reading

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Put not your trust in princes – Part 2

Thoughts on Donald Trump and the Wall

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