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» 17/06/2019 5:07:21 PM Alan B is concerned at the possibility of the wall's failing when he says that any concret.....
» 10/06/2019 6:01:45 PM The writer is overlooking the fact that the "Middle Kingdom" is doing precisely .....
» 29/05/2019 10:24:09 AM Polls are just guides, not final outcomes. A problem is that too many people accept them a.....
» 28/05/2019 12:12:21 PM Faith and believers are products of religions, which attempt to tell their followers what .....
» 17/05/2019 10:12:30 AM Why bother with the existing effort in attempting to rationalise academic sales? Why not .....
» 15/05/2019 2:59:09 PM No, Loudmouth, You misunderstood what I was saying. Lessons from the ficticious bible hav.....
» 15/05/2019 2:10:43 PM It's not what Folau said that matters - it's the fact that he said it in his role as a pre.....
» 8/05/2019 1:06:05 PM Israel Folau is not at blame for expressing his religious beliefs. He is rightly at blame.....
» 25/04/2019 6:52:17 PM Banjo, It is fine to be a bit puzzled about Chinese name orders. That country is so much.....
» 23/04/2019 12:24:08 PM People who believe in some kind of supreme being are placing the responsibility for their .....
» 18/04/2019 3:11:26 PM JP - what I am saying is that the results of actions are observable, and used to formulate.....
» 18/04/2019 1:28:43 PM Ethics can be described as the knowledge gained through one's personal experience after no.....
» 17/04/2019 9:39:45 AM Peter gives worthwhile paise to the e-zine you are reading right now. On Line Opinion is.....
» 11/04/2019 12:46:36 PM To respond to Foxy, there is a widespread habit of using wrong terminology and the word &q.....
» 9/04/2019 6:36:59 PM There are a number of things to be considered. Among them are the basic reasons for using.....
» 8/04/2019 9:50:58 AM It's heartening to read a reasoned argument against a popular cargo-cult wish. Of course,.....
» 26/03/2019 3:12:09 PM China is growing its national basis steadily away from the era of massive economic and edu.....
» 26/03/2019 2:44:54 PM The only laws that are effective are those that are enforcible and we know from past hardw.....
» 21/03/2019 8:29:30 AM "The censor, in attitude, practice and assumption, remains as great a danger to socie.....
» 7/03/2019 8:23:13 AM Well done! It's time that this additional information was passed to everyone with any sor.....
» 1/03/2019 5:28:57 PM Our present jury system is faulty. It demands that that twelve citizens reason guilt or .....
» 26/02/2019 12:49:22 PM I agree wholeheartedly with using two wheeled transportation. My very first vehicle (a lo.....
» 22/02/2019 8:20:42 AM Why is nuclear energy being rejected for our power generation?.....
» 22/02/2019 8:08:59 AM A problem seems to be that many people choosing to work in the field of rescue or policing.....
» 8/02/2019 8:33:00 AM This topic is a good example of how the copyists ape the stylists. An important question .....
» 11/01/2019 5:53:56 PM What on earth is all this illusion about climate change? Since when has our climate been p.....
» 5/01/2019 10:37:28 AM Thanks for a well-researched article, Graham, nonetheless one which seems based on the eco.....
» 30/12/2018 11:08:49 AM For a considerable time, I've followed Alan B's enthusiastic propositions for the use of t.....
» 21/12/2018 5:42:11 PM Thank you for raising my shared hope, Everald, when you wrote: "My hope is that, over.....
» 20/12/2018 10:32:28 AM One thing which Rob may consider is the broad idea of "privatisation'. To me, that t.....
» 18/12/2018 6:49:05 PM Labor is the assemblage of enjoyers of bread and circuses. As long as they've got a beer .....
» 17/12/2018 10:46:47 PM The Invictus Games symbolises the determination of those who will not allow others to dict.....
» 5/12/2018 10:27:12 AM Taswegian made a worthwhile suggestion to help clarify Eastman's verdict position, but his.....
» 28/11/2018 8:59:43 AM Surely the current attitude of most Australians toward existing party beliefs is one of a .....
» 26/11/2018 4:01:13 PM Glenn makes a number of important points in his overview of the Greens' proposed amendment.....
» 30/10/2018 1:24:26 PM The article is a neat summary of what could take place in mainstream media, yet does not. .....
» 12/09/2018 8:59:00 AM Don't analyse players - they're just playing a game, nothing more serious. There are rules.....
» 22/08/2018 1:53:08 PM A significant, non-infrastructure, step to mitigate drought effect is personal and cultura.....
» 16/08/2018 11:00:01 AM Neatly reasoned questioning, Kevin. One of the essential components of an increased popula.....
» 7/08/2018 1:43:34 PM Thank you, Kevin for this relevant and timely suggestion. Our agricultural sector has the.....
» 3/08/2018 11:28:43 AM What a problem envy is, the divisions between rich and poor. Rich in what? Poor in what? .....
» 14/06/2018 9:06:49 AM What is societally wrong with banning wearing of burquas in public? We already ban people .....
» 26/05/2018 10:18:37 AM What an excellent example of the irrelevance of religion to behaviour. The article pitches.....
» 26/04/2018 12:34:43 PM This article is sound in the way that it raises the perceived problems which could occur w.....
» 17/04/2018 5:56:25 PM Critics fail to think about the meaning and purpose of commercial sponsorship. It is a mar.....
» 1/04/2018 10:11:17 AM This article seems to point out that the concept and benefit of obtaining results from tru.....
» 23/03/2018 7:55:54 PM Earth Hour - apart from causing people to turn off anything electrical and sit in the dark.....
» 21/03/2018 1:58:45 PM Thanks, John, for clarifying a phrase which is misused. I suggest that this could because .....
» 15/03/2018 11:38:39 PM JP – I feel that you want to tie me into an continuing debate about the rationale of Buddh.....
» 15/03/2018 5:46:10 PM In reply to JP’s thoughtful concerns about differing opinions on potential actions, I’d su.....
» 15/03/2018 8:28:35 AM In reply to JP's question about what action I consider to be morally right, I believe that.....
» 27/02/2018 12:20:46 PM The article is a good summation of who is doing what about utilising blockchain, but fails.....
» 18/02/2018 7:40:04 AM The Greens are an alternative political belief system. They have their own tenets and are .....
» 19/01/2018 12:31:45 PM You cannot change the date when the first British colonisers landed!.....
» 7/01/2018 10:43:38 AM Hi, AJ Philips, It may help if you regard "Y"ou as an expression of innate spiri.....
» 5/01/2018 5:43:42 PM Whilst I respectfully accept and Peter's role and understanding within his Christian churc.....
» 22/12/2017 8:06:44 AM To Johnhardy100 Uh?.....
» 22/11/2017 12:33:30 PM Thanks, Glyn, for a perceptive review of modern sports marketing trends. Although you do.....
» 25/09/2017 7:18:22 AM One aspect of the current contentious debate hinges around the formal name given to the bo.....
» 11/09/2017 8:13:17 AM The matter really is one of proper financial practice by those we elect to manage our affa.....
» 3/05/2017 9:53:09 AM David brings forward a reasoned explanation of the basis of regency in Australia. The his.....
» 4/04/2017 5:33:48 PM Yuyutsu - only if urination of bogans......
» 4/04/2017 11:11:26 AM Why do we attempt to legislate for respect? Or any other form of social engineering? Some .....
» 27/03/2017 11:11:34 AM Cricket sponsorship, or that of any other sport, is no big deal. It's the hiving off of p.....
» 27/03/2017 8:50:08 AM Graham, I think that you are wrong in saying that people "hate the bible". If .....
» 25/03/2017 8:14:30 PM The bible is no more a mainstay of western life than any other history books written by fa.....
» 22/03/2017 8:58:01 AM Well said, Yuyutsu ... simple things for simple minds......
» 21/03/2017 2:30:06 PM I see this article as a comment on the fashion of society's embracing a wide range of soci.....
» 19/02/2017 9:52:28 PM Alan B., your proposition is interesting. You say that you have experience in the power a.....
» 18/02/2017 9:24:38 AM Why on earth (pun intended) do we trend to the more expensive, more polluting forms of ele.....
» 14/02/2017 10:01:36 AM Why not use our huge latent resource of nuclear material to generate base load power? Then.....
» 27/01/2017 2:50:03 PM Graham makes the point well that there are those who endorse the celebration of Australia .....
» 26/01/2017 8:21:31 PM Many of the posts are further examples of the attempt of religion to impose its beliefs up.....
» 25/11/2016 1:37:29 PM Why should government become involved in the preservation of Aboriginal languages and dial.....
» 18/11/2016 9:53:53 AM The problem seems to be the shrinking of the middle class, meaning a more obvious distinct.....
» 11/11/2016 7:16:22 AM Well said, Brendan, particularly your closing proposition: "Freedom of expression sh.....
» 31/10/2016 8:58:48 AM ttbn - you're wrong to think that oldies are only alive because of drugs. Medication has i.....
» 25/10/2016 8:56:46 PM Why the irrelevance of "Citizens' Juries"? We have them already; they are known .....
» 19/10/2016 8:03:51 AM "It's long been an open secret that educators and politicians turn a blind eye to pro.....
» 12/10/2016 1:59:26 PM With development of power generation and distribution being examined so closely, I wonder .....
» 26/09/2016 11:24:10 AM I agree with Ross' belief that some researchers are "becoming besotted with wealth an.....
» 15/09/2016 3:08:23 PM The comments about social and dining lifestyles of other countries highlights the outcome .....
» 29/07/2016 9:28:41 AM At the heart of the author's article is conformity - conformity of teaching style where te.....
» 20/07/2016 2:08:56 PM Yuyutsu - you're being driven, like many posters into splitting hairs over this entire top.....
» 20/07/2016 1:37:54 PM Well said, Michael, when you state one major effect of China's slowdown is structural chan.....
» 20/07/2016 9:37:43 AM "No religion" is a clear statement of fact. Religion implies belief in some sup.....
» 8/07/2016 6:28:57 PM The idea of a hung parliament is not the problem - the problem is with the duopoly which p.....
» 7/06/2016 1:00:59 PM What a wasted effort in trying to minimise any negative reactions to the statement that so.....
» 5/04/2016 9:04:35 AM A good comment, Graham. I suggest that the term "negative gearing" over time ha.....
» 29/03/2016 10:40:04 AM ttbn sums it up correctly: "change for the sake of change". A national symbol o.....
» 11/03/2016 10:24:04 AM An important feature about Malcolm is, as Graham points out, his perceived personality com.....
» 7/03/2016 5:34:54 PM The author reasons soundly; one of "organised religion's" problems is that it is.....
» 29/02/2016 10:01:26 AM Well argued, Rhosty - your reasoning is alarmingly sound, but I'd like a bit more informat.....
» 23/02/2016 10:21:56 AM Sunni - Shia - Protestant - Catholic - all fighting and killing each other in the name of .....
» 16/02/2016 8:16:28 AM What a good summation of what seems to drive today's media which thrives on the general re.....
» 5/02/2016 12:54:33 PM How would we react if China claimed and developed Lord Howe Island?.....
» 29/01/2016 9:34:33 AM David's articles brings up the matter of shadow dominating substance, the illusion of make.....
» 27/01/2016 9:15:14 AM What makes people assume that changing the date on which Australia Day is celebrated, or i.....
» 8/01/2016 9:52:54 AM This interesting article points out a basic principle of democracy - the role of an electe.....
» 1/12/2015 12:02:47 PM Further examples of the gullible being swayed by religious belief......
» 27/11/2015 9:38:55 PM Population growth is attended by demand growth and that demand is a key to frustrations of.....
» 25/11/2015 11:05:27 AM This writer forgets that credit cards are for the benefit of consumers; not for retailers......
» 23/11/2015 10:40:38 AM Annabel Crabbe is not presenting a current affairs programme or a documentary; she is host.....
» 16/11/2015 8:38:37 AM A perceptive confirmation about the style and power of carefully thought out persuasion. T.....
» 16/10/2015 11:33:35 AM The outcome of the traditional presence of religion is what is leading many rejections of .....
» 4/09/2015 2:44:42 PM Rob, I believe that you've experienced a reality of being, unlike many posters who seem to.....
» 2/09/2015 9:37:18 AM What a superbly reasoned suggestion, Michael. We have it in our owns hands to control thi.....
» 18/08/2015 9:42:06 AM What does the term "marriage" actually mean? Also, how do same-sex couples creat.....
» 15/08/2015 8:55:50 AM Christianity without Christ? That statement is about as logical as 'football without a foo.....
» 11/08/2015 5:35:17 PM Every one of us is from a migrant family excepting our aboriginal brothers. We all have hi.....
» 11/08/2015 9:51:10 AM A problem is the idea of "entitlements" versus "expenses". A member of.....
» 2/08/2015 8:43:02 AM Some posters have touched on one of the problems about the entire Goodes saga - deference .....
» 31/07/2015 2:00:25 PM Banjo, The following are quotes from your post: Many that go to matches are amused by the.....
» 31/07/2015 11:59:53 AM The young girl who was pointed out by Goodes after her thoughtless, pejorative comment was.....
» 21/07/2015 9:57:16 AM Maybe the arguments over renewable energy could include the benefit of making the majority.....
» 28/06/2015 10:20:52 AM Why did that stupid little person wear a baseball cap with a gold-colored marijuana synbol.....
» 26/06/2015 1:02:27 PM What's the problem with you 'knockers' of the ABC? Do you watch its TV presentations in t.....
» 12/06/2015 5:37:38 PM Rhosty touched on today's main problem with air fares - lack of competition. He thinks lat.....
» 22/05/2015 12:11:07 PM Struggle Street was certainly a door opener; a door that many in the community would never.....
» 28/04/2015 10:00:08 AM Bruce could scarecely be described accurately as "left wing" simply because he l.....
» 26/04/2015 4:46:53 PM Why all this waffle about "equality"? Men and women are different, not the same.....
» 23/04/2015 12:10:54 PM Greg, you have come precisely to a problem with Anzac Day by pointing out its mistaken use.....
» 10/04/2015 12:19:23 PM One of Abbott's failings is his falseness. He tries to be what he isn't, particularly duri.....
» 9/04/2015 4:56:41 PM "Why did we have to invite the yanks and their desire to dominate everything everywhe.....
» 1/04/2015 5:07:45 PM Well said, Peter. A reason to play sport is to be presented with a series of physical and.....
» 31/03/2015 10:29:52 AM David, I disagree with you strongly when you state that the government-subsidised, ad-free.....
» 23/03/2015 10:27:48 AM Sells, Thanks for a well balanced look at the balances between scepticism and suspicion, .....
» 21/03/2015 5:00:20 PM Rhian, Why do you expect us to accept your assertion that the BOM is manipulating data? We.....
» 16/03/2015 7:17:57 AM What a number of folk tend to overlook is that the Buddha was a teacher of facts which he .....
» 14/03/2015 7:34:05 AM Runner, how can you so lightly dismiss as nonsense something which needs more though than .....
» 13/03/2015 2:13:39 PM Yuyutsu makes some good points, but gets a little distracted by the Chinese people calling.....
» 13/03/2015 12:48:42 PM Thinkabit points out some truths when he states that "anything that has value can be .....
» 21/01/2015 8:45:24 PM Rhys, I agree with your comments. The pretend realm of religion where personal responsibi.....
» 13/01/2015 9:25:22 PM What a sad conformist approach by would-be-exporters with a mediocre marketing mindset. O.....
» 12/01/2015 8:33:00 AM What a sensibly reasoned article. Simon, you have raised many matters which we in our inf.....
» 30/12/2014 10:47:01 PM Smokers don't have any more right to practice their repulsive habit than I have the right .....
» 30/12/2014 8:33:57 AM G'day, Loudmouth. Yes, I do agree that multiculturalism should not include 'diversity' of.....
» 29/12/2014 9:19:22 PM The problems are that being different is the crime. Not being more or less righteous, mor.....
» 9/09/2014 9:34:28 PM One thing about which we should rightly scream loud and long is the total detachment of ca.....
» 3/09/2014 5:00:53 PM A well reasoned article, but we in Australia have little to fear from terrorist activities.....
» 19/08/2014 12:25:47 PM Why not solve two big problems with one solution? Restore the indexation of excise, but r.....
» 15/08/2014 10:35:07 AM Yuyutsu ... you assert that those who constantly remember that the future is in the hands .....
» 18/07/2014 9:05:20 AM The War is over. The past must not be allowed to control the present. For many centuries,.....
» 19/06/2014 2:18:04 PM Anti Green nails the proposal succinctly - freedom FROM religion. A belief in some kind of.....
» 6/06/2014 8:59:08 AM A number of posters are rightly critical of Abbott's performance. One major factor in any.....
» 20/05/2014 12:10:47 PM I'm adding to James' comment about "lies and broken promises" being the norm for.....
» 14/05/2014 9:24:34 AM Perhaps to stop rednecks dominating political motivation, refugees and their organisers co.....
» 6/05/2014 10:01:22 AM A magnificent student protest, Passy? Bovine excreta! What is magnificent about hijacking .....
» 3/05/2014 10:37:58 AM Divergence has nailed the key factor in the debate - the need for a person who has moral, .....
» 9/04/2014 9:14:17 AM The author has written a reasoned argument to support his belief. However, this belief is .....
» 24/03/2014 11:25:40 AM Well done, bogan xenophobes decrying Jack's common sense human caring, compassion, and res.....
» 21/03/2014 9:56:20 AM One problem is that churches generally are a large entity from which charitable work can b.....
» 14/03/2014 12:03:40 PM Thanks, Peter, for pointing out the routine meaningless social performances that many fune.....
» 28/02/2014 10:38:03 AM I suggest that many of the machines to which you refer, Mal, are toys purchased out of the.....
» 21/02/2014 11:47:36 AM The last four posters should open their eyes and switch on their reasoning ability if they.....
» 21/02/2014 11:31:19 AM Oh my god!.....
» 20/02/2014 9:57:47 PM To One Under God - I suspect that you may have reasoned comments to make, but what a pity .....
» 19/02/2014 8:36:58 AM Chris Middleton’s assertion that ‘Catholic theology certainly sees no fundamental conflict.....
» 18/02/2014 2:45:01 PM The title of the article reveals the answer. Which is a resounding yes! The ABC grew out t.....
» 10/02/2014 11:00:43 AM Ex lawyer David Johnston could have been the inspiration for Gilbert and Sullivan’s “When .....
» 10/02/2014 9:43:09 AM One of the things which Graham mentions is the heavy investment in TV advertising by labor.....
» 5/02/2014 12:35:11 PM A thing which many seem to overlook is the SPC market. Who buys the products?. Why? It's.....
» 2/02/2014 7:42:44 AM One of the ABC's values is that it is not perfect! Its reporting of news and current affa.....
» 26/01/2014 9:03:54 PM What many commenters are straying from is the fact that Graham wrote this article as a rev.....
» 3/01/2014 10:17:52 AM A timely and relevant article, Murray, at this time of the year when a great amount of per.....
» 24/10/2013 1:22:18 PM A well-reasoned article, Chris, with one major English communication problem, however. You.....
» 1/02/2013 5:02:35 PM Well said, Waterhole. Malcolm Turnbull seems credible, genuine, and honourable, unlike Ab.....
» 27/08/2012 11:32:56 AM Mal, In discussing the wide ranging debate between governance and transparency on the int.....
» 4/07/2012 10:12:59 AM Rebecca, thank you for an interesting contribution, although I accept that I am biased tow.....
» 11/04/2012 10:12:53 AM Let's remember that "atheism" is defined as a disbelief in the existence of any .....
» 18/06/2010 4:52:05 PM Private ownership of the oceans? Why not the air? Charges to fly through it (safely), and .....
» 5/01/2010 4:59:46 PM Which "Ponder" is Sellick discussing?.....
» 30/11/2009 11:10:02 AM What a precise comment by David f when he says: "The current Olympics encourages nati.....
» 19/10/2009 1:10:13 PM Danny exhorts us to become more interested and involved with the Commonwealth. That woud .....
» 2/10/2009 7:02:59 PM I have no problems with a charter of rights where it is balanced by a charter of responsib.....
» 6/08/2009 9:01:37 PM If you have a faith, that's your business. If you come from another country with a differ.....
» 28/07/2009 5:35:46 PM What has culture to do with what I pay for a book? I buy books because they are informativ.....
» 18/07/2009 11:59:05 PM Although the article is about teaching religion in schools, it ignores the question of rel.....
» 12/05/2009 11:11:17 AM Tim's comments might reflect the opinions of many who were educated in the "good old .....
» 22/04/2009 10:58:02 PM Is faith good for us? Possibly, if we are ravaged by religion and unable to find fact......
» 22/03/2009 2:56:55 PM Timothy's article is a playback of generational history. As the Three Yorkshiremen would s.....
» 27/02/2009 8:55:23 AM "Are we to damn Christianity because cruel things were perpetrated in its name of whi.....
» 21/02/2009 12:50:38 PM Pelican; as an atheist, you should be aware that Buddhism is precisely that- atheist!. Th.....
» 14/02/2009 5:46:13 PM Well argued, Roger, particularly your statement; "the second requirement is for the .....
» 28/01/2009 8:28:10 AM A minor comment, but one which goes to the credibility of Neve's article, is the use of th.....
» 22/12/2008 10:10:21 AM "Death is an awful horror." So states Michael Viljuen. His statement falls into .....
» 18/12/2008 9:28:32 AM The tenor of Stewart's article could apply equally to poor, deprived Sydney! On a recent v.....
» 5/12/2008 8:08:25 AM I agree with Bennie's thread that Aussies are spectators rather than participators. It has.....
» 21/11/2008 10:41:43 AM Perhaps a way to distance decision makers from donors would be for all donations to be mad.....
» 19/11/2008 10:50:02 AM The AUTHORITY of the Bible? What authority? How can a work of fiction and opinion have a.....
» 6/10/2008 9:16:57 AM Good point, nwick. The childishness of religious belief leads to all manner of evil being .....
» 27/09/2008 7:52:36 PM Come on, don't get so screwed up over labels. Look at the product before trying to define .....
» 26/09/2008 10:23:22 AM Most penetrating proposals, George, particularly concerning grudges. Did you know that a g.....
» 4/09/2008 11:24:39 AM Erin, What joy to find an advocate of furtherised creative expression. There is an inspir.....
» 2/09/2008 11:18:36 AM A couple of posters, so far, have gone straight to a major factor in generational confront.....
» 27/08/2008 10:43:42 PM neilium, The intention of your post may have been to write a worthwhile comment, but its e.....
» 1/08/2008 9:29:46 AM While Rudd sees Tim Fischer kissing the Pope's ring, he should remember one tenet of Vatic.....
» 22/07/2008 12:26:03 PM George Williams reminds us of one important fact: "what they (terrorists) cannot achi.....
» 16/07/2008 11:41:50 AM Well presented, Carl, however,I'd like to qualify your phrase concerning your discussing r.....
» 14/07/2008 11:54:46 AM This article is a timely way of reminding the submissive little sheep who accept meekly th.....
» 6/07/2008 2:40:00 PM Whether current man-induced global warming is true or not, the fact remains that the earth.....
» 3/07/2008 10:08:14 AM The recycling of sewage is really a question of vengeance; getting your own back!.....
» 30/06/2008 8:41:13 AM "Doing The Lambeth Walk" is a fair title for the article by this Anglican song a.....
» 25/06/2008 11:37:53 AM Greg, You make good propositions about the "nanny" state, and the wrong skew on .....
» 21/06/2008 4:24:46 PM What I miss are the TV news clips of the wisdom espoused vociferously by the redneck Cowgi.....
» 19/06/2008 12:01:54 PM Brian.....the purpose of a gun is to KILL! I'm an ex RAAF Reserve weapons instructor, comf.....
» 4/06/2008 11:35:39 AM Not a chance of acceptance as a "modern" politican, with the florid face, floppy.....
» 22/05/2008 11:36:55 AM I don't think the West will ever "push" China to democracy; the Chinese nature r.....
» 30/04/2008 12:43:38 PM I, for one, DO care. The "Americanisation" (sorry, Americanization) of Australia.....
» 18/03/2008 10:44:11 AM There is a flaw in Graeme's reportage of the nature and rationale of monks. Buddhism is n.....
» 13/03/2008 11:09:35 AM When one looks at the sheep pen of commercial TV, there's a new part of the flock trying t.....
» 10/03/2008 11:03:13 AM Fundamentalist preachers and presidents.....cock and coca cola, yankee doodle just the sam.....
» 7/03/2008 12:30:07 PM I regret being Ponderous, but Malcolm had another grammatical error: his statement: ".....
» 22/02/2008 10:43:41 AM A consumer who relies on a tick to choose healthy food has lost the plot, or their mind. W.....
» 21/02/2008 9:48:51 PM Keep in mind the importance of comparison, in the emergence of societal thinking. China, .....
» 20/02/2008 10:49:49 AM Wow...thank god I'm aetheist......
» 8/02/2008 9:46:53 AM It is certainly a revolutionary proposal which may well surprise many conformists passing .....
» 6/02/2008 11:21:48 AM New "road" to hoe? Try new "row"......
» 31/01/2008 9:47:34 PM It's good to see that those who poured scorn on Daphne's wishes are so enthusiastic. Perha.....
» 29/01/2008 11:51:52 AM Gibo, I enjoyed your post on 26 Jan at 17:39 in which you described us inter alia as".....
» 27/01/2008 9:20:26 PM Nope....just warning that they will be, if they continue to behave like intolerant buffoon.....
» 27/01/2008 1:51:41 PM Antonis Symeonakis - beautifully expressed! You go directly to some of the things which ca.....
» 24/01/2008 11:13:18 AM Sell it? I'll buy it! For the same reasons I read good books, not trashy newspapers. I get.....
» 23/01/2008 9:23:38 PM Bruce is driven by impressions, not neccessarily facts, as evidenced by phrases such as&qu.....
» 14/01/2008 10:17:46 PM fluff4 et al, This has got to be one of the most bestest topics literally ever. I'm glad t.....
» 31/12/2007 10:45:01 AM Alarm about climate change is fashionable, trendy. Like most trends, it will pass. Then we.....
» 28/11/2007 8:23:05 AM John Howard lost because he is a liar. His ministers joined him in a series of statements .....
» 14/11/2007 8:36:58 AM Confirmation of why God and Gullible both start with a "G"......
» 1/10/2007 5:08:06 PM What God?.....
» 31/08/2007 11:04:04 AM Think about Taswegian inbreeding when you check the author's photo....same kind of moustac.....
» 27/08/2007 11:36:38 AM The most significant comment in the article is the last one: 'the church is failing in Aus.....
» 8/08/2007 11:36:27 AM I watch the ABC almost exclusively. Why? NO ADVERTISING!.....
» 30/07/2007 9:09:53 AM Some factors in a shift away from Liberals, apart from Tampa, are the four "H"'s.....
» 27/07/2007 11:53:41 AM Dissect! Define! Be obsessed with minutiae! Don't accept that kids just like or dislike. .....
» 24/07/2007 10:41:57 AM Liza, thank you; this article is very much needed. Australian attitudes to "other ra.....
» 18/07/2007 12:10:39 PM TV News brings worthwhile lessons in linguistics to our dumbed down audiences. It is comfo.....
» 10/07/2007 11:59:46 AM This whole article is an attempt at plausibility, using fiction as its illusory base. The .....
» 9/06/2007 1:24:51 PM Alan Jones. Who? Who cares? The grannies and grand dads?.....
» 27/04/2007 11:40:55 AM Peer group ridicule is a strong incentive for overweight kids to trim down. Another method.....
» 25/04/2007 12:09:52 PM It used to be claimed that Australia rode on the sheep's back. Would that be the same shee.....
» 18/04/2007 11:48:02 AM Read the print news, and watch the TV interview with the Virginia Tech "Police Chief&.....
» 29/03/2007 9:54:31 AM You mention the marketing strategies of big corporations. I don't know whether you can cas.....
» 26/03/2007 9:50:26 AM Lynda, Society's difficulty is with any kind of garment which does not appear "normal.....
» 21/03/2007 10:27:39 AM This article is timely and apposite. What a mockery of sense it is to make a high degree .....
» 27/02/2007 10:41:56 AM Mirko has written about extremely important matters, important and vastly overwhelming. Ho.....
» 17/02/2007 10:07:34 AM Climate change has been part of this planet's life for aeons, but today we have the chance.....
» 11/01/2007 8:47:49 AM Helen Dale's article is timely, in view of the discussion about media ownership in general.....
» 3/01/2007 9:02:36 AM Yao Souchou raises a key factor regarding societal management - the deep seated need to fo.....
» 18/12/2006 11:08:25 AM This article and the comments are evidence of the emergence of powerful media discussion a.....
» 16/12/2006 7:53:32 AM Narcissist, Just a little pedantic point about your comment. You, like many, don't spell o.....
» 11/12/2006 10:09:48 AM In modern day Australia, English is often a misused tool. I believe that this misuse is ma.....
» 6/12/2006 10:50:59 AM Colinsett makes a sound case for relisting the classification of many of the comments. Few.....
» 3/12/2006 2:32:53 PM Much as I dislike the patronising voice style of Howard, I would be far less attracted to .....
» 24/11/2006 9:38:31 AM Stephen's questioning of selective schooling raises the current fashionable concept which .....
» 21/11/2006 9:37:30 AM "Western society" gullible John Stone. The wheel of time turns relentlessly. I.....
» 31/10/2006 10:34:56 AM Mr.Flint Methinks he doth protest too much......
» 7/09/2006 11:18:07 AM At the centre of this matter is the fact that these Australians made a deliberate choice t.....
» 31/08/2006 10:58:27 AM Liz, Thank you for "up-staging" me, as I was in the process of writing a similar.....
» 25/08/2006 10:25:31 AM Religions, as commonly defined, depend on dogma, rules, heirarchy and faith; all man made .....
» 14/08/2006 7:17:01 PM Thank you, Faustino, for drawing attention to the motives for giving. The word "givin.....
» 13/08/2006 12:05:45 PM Peter, Thanks for this much-needed thought trigger. You have evoked worthwhile replies, e.....
» 9/08/2006 10:55:57 AM BOAZ-David, All claims about Jesus arise from hearsay accounts, recorded in the fictional .....
» 8/08/2006 9:42:21 PM There is only one,revered by all as the moral measure of compassion and righteousness, one.....
» 13/07/2006 7:06:25 PM Religion has a massive hangup about sex! It takes a normal human aspect of life and demoni.....
» 13/07/2006 6:46:53 PM Reminds me of the great gag: "What would you get if you crossed Bill Clinton with Geo.....
» 13/07/2006 11:12:26 AM Colin brings clarity to an increasingly befuddled society. An obsessively protective cult.....
» 10/07/2006 11:16:38 AM Precious prissy pontification presenting pathetic problems. Personal perception prevents p.....
» 7/07/2006 10:17:13 AM It is not suprising that god and gullible both begin with "G"......
» 5/07/2006 11:19:29 AM Colin, Well said! You raise an important matter about media bias in your article. Apart f.....
» 26/06/2006 9:53:05 AM There has been a steady shift in the image of ABC television Commercials for ABC Shops, a.....
» 2/06/2006 11:36:33 AM I agree with you, PK. I was born, as WW2 was declared, to parents who had lived through W.....
» 1/06/2006 10:02:05 PM David, In speaking of echoes from the past, don't forget his father's jingoist bumpkin att.....
» 29/05/2006 9:11:42 PM PK posits that postmodernism could be partly a reaction to the uncertainties of modern li.....
» 26/05/2006 10:43:31 AM Stephen Hagen's article is fair reporting of his life story. He points out, rightly, Austr.....
» 21/05/2006 11:29:58 AM This film, based on the book by Brown, based on another work of fiction published by the J.....
» 18/05/2006 10:45:40 AM It is fascinating that debate about the Da Vinci Code is merely the church trying to argue.....
» 16/05/2006 11:08:37 AM Peter is wrong in his definition of karma when he states:"ones's fate is determined, .....
» 14/05/2006 5:48:50 PM "Chequebook journalism" is wrong in principle. It is an attempt to obtain some .....
» 5/05/2006 10:34:01 AM Well said, Jeremy. The vacuous in society, the quasi-analytical, strive to scrutinise text.....
» 28/04/2006 11:16:46 AM I feel that Linguist is losing sight of one of the problems of our media-cluttered society.....
» 30/03/2006 6:46:43 PM Chaplains, whether or not from the Defence Force, certainly have a major defect. They air.....

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