Writer's Articles - Philosophy


'Malcolm Turnbull survives Peter Dutton leadership challenge – for now'

Max Atkinson ... And the Importance of Values ...

NATION: Abbott's insurrection fails but Turnbull undermines a just and fair society

Complaint Withdrawn, But The Emperor is Still Naked ...

French Bulldogs, Faberge and the Romanov Family

The paradox of Christianity: Right or Left wing ... ?

NATION: G20 no ode to joy

The DarkMofo/Nitsch Debate ...

Is populism any better than elitism?

Blindsided ...

Long term motorcycle travel ... my experience

Growing Within the Community ... The Christmas Party ...

Donald Trump and the critique of liberalism ...

The start of the Haves and the Have-Nots

Advance Australia Where ... ?

Racial Reflection Rewritten

From the Berlin Wall to Crony-capitalism

Is a plebiscite more democratic?

A Response: The Fight about Western Might being Right

Starlight ... sense of safety and sense of Place

Hobart woman Emma Grace Parkinson injured in Paris

The Price of God at Coronation Hill

Political Correctness: Its Origins and the Backlash Against It

Thinking ... Positively ...

The lure of the dead-end

Gillian Triggs has the right to criticise politicians' use of power, says Labor

Drug Running, Executions and The Whole Damned Thing

Our Mania for Hope Is a Curse

STATE: Milne got results from minority pacts with both sides of politics

Christine Milne resigns ...

Leo: Mea Culpa ...

Indigenous City

NATION: How they talk down to us ...

All about women ...

Play ...

Dying Like An Animal: The Price Of Empathy And How Governments Use Yours Against You

Fairness as a political principle

Abbott at the Press Club: A tin-pot General of open-market ideology ...

Science Increasingly Makes the Case for God

How 21st century capitalism is failing us

Who was Man Haron Monis, the man behind the Sydney siege? Pakistan ...

A “lesson for the ages” from two Dead White Mediterranean Blokes

Feminists please don't shut up ...

The Monster Ants

The Light ... and The Dark

World governments failing Earth's ecosystems, says top conservationist

Libs and live animal export: Evil death cult

STATE: How are things going, Will?

Dear Premier Will Hodgman ...

The colour of envy

Fixing Australia’s democratic deficit

It is solved by walking

Damon Thomas: This surreal feeling ...

What Makes Them Tick: Inside The Mind Of The Abbott Government

Unyielding Imagination

STATE: The possibility of Eden

An artist's sermon on that word ...

Break O Day Refugee Welcome Zone declaration

In Search of Wisdom

A warning on the occasion of said cousin's daughter's 13th birthday

Well sinners ... welcome to the launch ...

Elizabeth Warren is Special

All Will Be Well: The Radical Optimism of Julian of Norwich

The Broken System

Indigenous people appeal to World Heritage Committee

Tony Abbott's budget quicksand

ISIS, Boko Haram and The Tea Party are just the beginning ...

Leading the Australian economy to the Abbott-oir

Sacred Promises

The Mass Mobilization of Populations

Much learning does not teach understanding

Whither the Liberal Conscience?

Imagine if the winning team told the losers to suck it because they lost? SA ...

Unrepresentative Swill ... Yes or No?

Justification and excuse

Advocating for the jobless ...

Julia Gillard: losing power 'hits you like a fist'

The Nature of Death

Bicycles helping save the State millions

Reason and unreason on same-sex marriage

When will the mythologies stop? The Final Speech of Judy Moylan

Fear and Freedom

How to be happy ... with less

Tipping Point ... ?

Democratic hemlock: saving earth from our animal selves

In Julie Bishop’s World

I resolve to try and do that

Joy, Love, Paradox ...

Jose Mujica: The world's 'poorest' president

No, you're not entitled to your opinion

Turnbull's eloquence shows up the pitbull

A call to action for Happy Days

People of the Void, or Why I am Better Than a Christian

Perceptions and how they shape our lives

The Shape of Things to Come

Beware of conservatives

How I stopped worrying and learned to love the stupid

Greed or Survival ... ?

Killer Drones, Dieback and Democracy

Reduced to a number on a map ...

Measures of leadership: Reflections on Robert S. McNamara

Wings from the past

Go wild with us this year!

Money lenders not the only people who get rich at the expense of those who labour

Shut the detention centres down

Has Politics Failed Us?

Harvard's Kindness Pledge

From Fracking to Free, Not Fair Trade, it's about Corporation Power

Wealth creation: Surface appearance and reality

In Australia the people are sovereign

Walking in the footsteps of Archbishop Romero

The Silver Bullet Men

Big Bang

Gay marriage and a Dissenting Christian

The Denison Debate – Another Night at the Burbury

Ingrid Betancourt talks to Tasmanian Times

Aussie, Christian or universal values?

The Life of David Hume

Political Myths WE Live By

island Earth launches into Second Life

The Happy Life: The Search for Contentment in the Modern World

Human, All Too Human ...

Nietzsche and the will to power

Inglis Clark Centre 2010 highlights + SALON/SOUTH report