Category Archives: Society

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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A Right To Happiness

We thus advance towards a state of society in which not only each man but every impulse in each man claims carte blanche. And then, though our technological skill may help us survive a little longer, our civilization will have … Continue reading

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Legalise and Christianity

On this first Sunday of Lent, I feel I should write something suitably related. I penciled the title for this post in September last year but wrote no notes as I normally would so I don’t remember what I specific … 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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Relearning Disgust

One thing that didn’t occur to me immediately after returning to Christianity was just how desensitised I have become to things that really should disgust me. This is with regard to basically everything including violent and sexual imagery and vulgar … 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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Mistaken Self-Importance

I recently read Fooled By Randomness which was the first book in what became Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s Incerto. I am eagerly anticipating his new book which comes out next month and if you do actually read here, you will know I’m … Continue reading

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