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Dignity vs. Politics

My son is not a bobble-head anymore. He smiles when he likes something, laughs when we tickle him. He is learning to make new sounds, and learning to crawl. 670 more words


Inescapable Love of God - Thomas Talbott - Inclusive Gospel

Hi – I’m reading “The Inescapable Love of God” by Thomas Talbott and wanted to share this quote with you.

“Many religious doctrines serve, among other things, a sociological function, and over the centuries the traditional understanding of hell has served one function especially well: it has enabled religious and political leaders to cultivate fear and to employ fear as a means of social control.

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Brian Zahnd


In addition to posts on Emotional Intelligence, there have been many healthy memory blog posts that discussed fear. A common tactic that is used to make us behave in certain ways is to create fear in us. 983 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

Why the Coalition, conservatives and big business are terrified by Emma Alberici

This is especially so in the United States, often cited by Australian conservatives as evidence of the value of tax cuts. Here, claims made by the Trump Administration to defend its corporate tax cuts are widely disputed by economists, including…

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The Troll Who Wanted To Build A Wall: A Fable

Long ago, there was a troll who lived in a cave on a mountain. His head was shaped like a pumpkin, his nose like a banana, and he was ten feet tall. 863 more words

Short Stories

For sale: the GOP

My house is always for sale for the right price. –Illinois Real Estate salesman

Thank you for all your hard work and keep up the good work. 272 more words


African youth crime fuels government spat, community fears - repeat offenders to blame

Malcolm Turnbull has resorted to the Cronulla tactics  mirroring Tony Abbott’s extreme conservative approach to political manouvering by singling out African youth crime in Melb and amplified by News Corp’s Herald Sun.

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