Full article: Sydney Morning Herald Excerpt.. Tim Winton's Palm Sunday plea Start the soul-searching Australia Palm Sunday commemorates the day an itinerant prophet spoke truth to power. Jesus of Nazareth arrived at the gates of Jerusalem in a parody of imperial pomp. ... Jesus used to say things like this. If a child asks you… Continue reading Stirring Palm Sunday speach by Tim Winton
Source: ABC What's sad is not that we had a task force of four reduced to zero, but that it is the only such force in Australia with the scope to cover white supremacist threats. You know, those people who would be called terrorists if they were 'non-white' or had beards like Arabs. What is… Continue reading A single police officer in the Bias Crime Unit tasked with monitoring hate crime across NSW – ABC News
Money cannot buy happiness but its more comfortable to cry in a Mercedes than on a bicycle. Forgive your enemy but remember the bastard's name. Help someone when they are in trouble and they will remember you when they're in trouble again. Many people are alive only because it's illegal to shoot them. Alcohol does… Continue reading Duking it out..
Dreaming need not be an arena within which obscure fears confront and experienced as terrors of an unleashed ego. They can be considered instead as companions; assisting exploration and discovery in a fluid and dynamic learning environment. Dreams are not terrors of the ego, they are companions, assisting exploration in a fluid and dynamic learning… Continue reading Dreaming wilfully
Charaktery has deep social commentary. More can be found on her Facebook page. Profound cartoons from Pawel Kuczynski that question the sanity of our ways and institutions. Many of these, and more can be purchased as posters at Pictorem. Go on, it's worth the visit!
That time Marlon Brando boycotted the Oscars to protest Hollywood's diversity issues... from the post in Newsweek by Ryan Bort, 23 Jan 2016. Brando was nominated for his portrayl of Vito Corleone (The Godfather). Attending on his behalf was Native American activist Sacheen Littlefeather. She took the stage in traditional garb and refused the statuette… Continue reading Marlon Brando on minorities