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21 September 2009 |
There is no opting out of the scientific debate. It has to be followed and understood by the layman because power seems to be setting up shop at its heart. The possibility of 'all being rooned' cannot be the sole motivation to live ethically on the earth.
18 September 2009 |
Those of us with normal hearing feel good if we think technology such as cochlear implants can help deaf people to hear. But Deaf people generally have little interest in 'cures'. They value their identity and see no value in becoming a different person.
16 September 2009 |
If anyone expected Ross Garnaut to be bitter about the
Government's inadequate response to his 2008 Review, they were wrong.
He is optimistic about the positive public impact of the Review and said climate change denialists are 'grasping at straws'.
04 September 2009 |
Catholics are sceptical about global warming. For them
environmentalism is the new communism. This echoes the paranoia
of the '50s and '60s are clear, when anyone with an interest in social
justice was suspect.
21 August 2009 |
There were many mistakes made on Black Saturday and the Interim Report of the Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission points them out. For now the commissioners avoid the 'bigger fire questions', but in the end these will have to be faced.
11 July 2009 |
29 June 2009 |
Peter D. Burdon
The law does not protect the natural world from destruction, but
supports its destruction. The effect of regulation is that if a company
ticks the right boxes and stays within the prescribed
boundaries, its activity is acceptable.
16 April 2009 |
Fitfully, our quarter-acre has been transformed in ways that make us pleased across the joys and melancholies of our lives. Now, faced with the drying of the earth, we must bring new knowledges to bear. This garden must survive. It is of our soul.
08 January 2009 |
Kevin Rudd's announcement of a 5 per cent 2020 emissions reduction target is a betrayal. He has put short-term political survival ahead of his responsibilities to the next generation. Where is Bonhoeffer when we need him? (December 2008)
15 December 2008 |
I spent untold hours playing on my Commodore 64. I upgraded to a PC, to fight the beasties of Duke Nukem 3D as I chugged too many coffees and Mars bars. Interactivity is videogames' strength, and can be applied in socially constructive ways for marginalised communities.
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