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An inspiring event

In the last issue, I reviewed The Power of Good People, by Para Paheer and Alison Corke. I’ve just returned from the book’s launch in Eltham, 25-odd Km away from my home, and have the need to share this wonderful … Continue reading

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Holiday period miserable?

Christmas time is supposed to be happy: gifts, generosity, family reunions, closing off a year and hoping for a better one. For many people, the reality is that this time of the year is the worst. Some are isolated and … Continue reading

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Climate change is still on track — but that’s all right

Comments are at the bottom of the page. Please leave one. A climate change denier left this message in response to my essay, But there is no need for despair: nice try bob, but the world isn’t going to end … Continue reading

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Clichés define a culture

The best way to understand a culture, its hidden determinants, is to study what is held to be “common sense:” its clichés. So, I am making up two lists: 1. What is common sense and automatically held to be true … Continue reading

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