Tag Archives: Jesus

On life, death and what comes after

Australians have much to be thankful for, not least their secular society During his address to the US congress a fortnight ago, Donald Trump looked up to the public gallery and said to a young woman, “Ryan is looking down … Continue reading

Posted in human behaviour, psychology, religion, science, social and personal issues, social mindsets | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

On a frosty night in Flanders, peace on Earth

Amid all the world’s trouble and strife, Christmas is still something to celebrate. [23 December 2014 | Peter Boyer] A century ago tomorrow evening, the noise of gunfire along a small part of Europe’s Western Front suddenly stopped. The “war … Continue reading

Posted in consumption, economic activity, human behaviour, religion, social mindsets | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Population overload begins to exercise political minds

Australia’s recent population surge has attracted attention from some influential quarters. [17 August 2010 | Peter Boyer] Eons before Jesus and Solomon walked the earth, humans called Australia home. They were here tens of thousands of years before the last ice … Continue reading

Posted in agriculture and farming, Australian politics, biodiversity, biological resources, climate politics, consumption, economic activity, environmental degradation, food, growth, land use, population, social and personal issues, social mindsets | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Population overload begins to exercise political minds