Alcohol

Nearly everything that I have done or said which I regret, which I wish I could take back, of which I am ashamed to the point that it haunts me for the impact it had on others or for what could have happened, was under the influence of alcohol. The most traumatic and shocking incidentContinue reading “Alcohol”

Australia Must Pivot To COVID-19 ‘Normality’ Once All Residents Are Offered Vaccination

In February 2020 I was one of the first to speak publicly of the need for Australia to shut the borders and aim to eliminate what was then referred to as ‘the novel coronavirus’. In my first post on the topic published 3 February “Social Cohesion: The best vaccine against crises” I highlighted the uniqueContinue reading “Australia Must Pivot To COVID-19 ‘Normality’ Once All Residents Are Offered Vaccination”

More Evidence of The Great Reset Era In Action

Australia is in the midst of “the biggest uprising of women’s power [the nation] has ever seen” following repeated revelations of sexual assault and harassment by male politicians and staffers. Grace Tame, Australian of the year, an advocate for sexual assault survivors, said comparing responses to the pandemic and to women’s rights: we can’t fixContinue reading “More Evidence of The Great Reset Era In Action”

The Great Reset: Humanity demands leaders walk while chewing gum in the 21st century

The criticism most often levelled at President Franklin D Roosevelt – President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945 – is that he did not tackle racism and inequality. Excuses are made that the Great Depression and then World War II were such serious issues that political capital and attention hadContinue reading “The Great Reset: Humanity demands leaders walk while chewing gum in the 21st century”

For A Moment Consider That Meghan Might Actually ‘Complete’ Harry Not ‘Contaminate’ Him

There is a subtext to the story revolving around Prince Harry and Meghan Markle that you probably would not recognise if you are a part of the dominant majority in society. You might not even recognise it if you are a part of a suppressed minority, especially if new to it through migration. I recogniseContinue reading “For A Moment Consider That Meghan Might Actually ‘Complete’ Harry Not ‘Contaminate’ Him”

Racial Prejudice and Bias: A matter of degrees

Bias and prejudice is expressed in varying degrees across society, and that makes combatting it challenging as detection is often problematic even for those it is directed against. Why is it that a salesperson treated you with condescension? Why was your application to rent a home rejected even though you are an executive in aContinue reading “Racial Prejudice and Bias: A matter of degrees”

Merit and Morals: WEF Davos Agenda Panel With Prof. Michael Sandel

Being on the other side of the Earth from the majority of partipants at the WEF Davos Agenda, I fell behind on the video feeds of their discussions. I combed through the remainder of talks the following week and I found very interesting this discussion between moderator Ngaire Woods and panellist Michael Sandel “Renewing TheContinue reading “Merit and Morals: WEF Davos Agenda Panel With Prof. Michael Sandel”