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» 13/05/2007 7:28:18 PM Hi Spanky, It looks like none of us live in that neck of the woods. If you Google Savage .....
» 13/05/2007 7:06:13 PM Maybe some of the so-called Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs would be prepared to apply their alleg.....
» 12/05/2007 6:50:20 PM A bit more on the civil disobedience concept: Hard pill to swallow March 19, 2005 A gro.....
» 12/05/2007 4:51:09 PM Open public defiance is the answer. This topic is running elsewhere on OLO: Do-it-yoursel.....
» 10/05/2007 12:35:58 AM I got out of my first marriage 29 years ago. There's no way we could have continued living.....
» 8/05/2007 5:00:13 PM A number of older Australians are joining forces to make the suicide drug nembutal availab.....
» 28/04/2007 7:52:16 PM Always appreciated, sadly missed. A very special person......
» 16/04/2007 8:59:20 PM There was an article in the West Australian a while back, quoting an environmentally aware.....
» 16/04/2007 8:56:31 PM I stopped wearing a suit and tie for work when I was Western Australian Wheatbelt manager .....
» 6/04/2007 3:52:01 PM One way to bring some sense and compassion to the present unjust situation: "Too 'cr.....
» 15/03/2007 3:51:54 PM Talking of tyre marks, I'm not an expert on this, but I wonder if repeatedly doing burn ou.....
» 15/03/2007 3:49:03 PM A significant number of Australians die, or are seriously injured, due to the criminally i.....
» 13/03/2007 2:55:23 PM Hi Country Gal, I read your posts with interest and often see sense in what you say. I re.....
» 13/03/2007 11:33:43 AM What do we think of this? http://www.videosendups.com/?_cobr=optus&_cobr=optus I'm in We.....
» 11/03/2007 2:33:47 PM "No doubt Rex you would be proud of the sexualisation of young kids as done in the Ne.....
» 10/03/2007 1:36:51 PM "Since becoming Health Minister, I have described our abortion rate as a tragedy and .....
» 7/03/2007 11:11:41 AM Hi Pale, Thanks for the offer, but I wouldn't know where to start. Maybe ask Brian Burke .....
» 6/03/2007 12:56:10 PM Presumably Campbell's "resignation" will be costing him a lot of money. Does any.....
» 6/03/2007 12:20:14 AM But I have no problem whatsoever about eating Halal food, in fact I think that asking for .....
» 6/03/2007 12:08:51 AM Hi PALE, I've never had any connection with AWB. I was Western Australian Wheatbelt manag.....
» 4/03/2007 1:28:46 PM "I think Rex has a point but i will be hanged if i can see how its to be set up witho.....
» 3/03/2007 3:48:38 PM Mr Wilkie told AAP he was threatened in a series of detailed letters in 2004 outlining wha.....
» 3/03/2007 3:47:01 PM http://news.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=155115&rss=yes NEWS HOME > NATIONAL NEWS Sa.....
» 2/03/2007 11:23:41 PM "When you have a culture that is set in its ways and will not change or budge and the.....
» 1/03/2007 12:35:06 AM Hi everyone. I don't claim to own this thread and everyone is entitled to post as they see.....
» 24/02/2007 4:41:39 PM Thanks again for your response, Yabby. I don't have the background knowledge on our curren.....
» 24/02/2007 11:20:41 AM Thank you for your response, Yabby. I'll comment on your suggestion that the present WA go.....
» 24/02/2007 8:36:17 AM I'd like to get your opinion on something, Yabby. From some of my earlier posts, you may r.....
» 23/02/2007 6:36:46 PM It's not "all the Anglos" who have a problem with the human body and its functio.....
» 22/02/2007 12:33:45 AM Whilst I neither like nor agree with ADJ's pointed comments about Christians, gay people [.....
» 20/02/2007 10:48:34 PM Yes, Antje, I like to think of myself as a generally compassionate person. I grew up in c.....
» 20/02/2007 9:48:03 PM Perhaps a reminder is appropriate. This thread isn't about whether anyone should be forced.....
» 20/02/2007 12:47:55 PM What is customary in Holland in regard to sex education would help in Australia too: http.....
» 20/02/2007 11:23:02 AM Coming back to what I saw in a WA country town abattoir in the 1970s, when I was there on .....
» 18/02/2007 7:53:20 PM I remember seeing sheep slaughtered in a small WA Wheatbelt abattoir in the 1970s, when I .....
» 18/02/2007 7:50:56 PM "I wonder what chances you will have to change things when you go out and things have.....
» 18/02/2007 5:29:34 PM Well, I did my food shopping at both Woolworth's and at a fairly large independant superma.....
» 18/02/2007 4:50:15 PM http://www.optusnet.com.au/news/story/abc/20070218/08/domestic/1850476.inp 'Organ donatio.....
» 17/02/2007 4:21:45 PM "Rex you are not forced to wear a certain type of clothing in any job - you might be .....
» 17/02/2007 2:39:25 PM I'm not having a go at you, Jolanda. I'm not saying that it shouldn't bother you, I'm sayi.....
» 17/02/2007 8:26:34 AM My second wife, who, like me, originally came here from England, learned Belly Dancing and.....
» 15/02/2007 11:47:08 AM In Australia, those people who wish to be organ donors signify their choice by opting in. .....
» 14/02/2007 6:03:15 PM Back in the 1970s, I had a sticker on my car, "Kiss a Non-Smoker and Taste the Differ.....
» 14/02/2007 5:59:40 PM When I was a young boy, my father was smoking 60 cigarettes [tobacco] a day. Our house stu.....
» 11/02/2007 9:42:11 PM Thanks for the rational answers. I had a friend some years ago who's only effective relief.....
» 10/02/2007 5:28:33 PM But exactly what is the attraction of smoking marijuana? We're often told that marijuana, .....
» 9/02/2007 9:56:56 AM I have a theory on the widespread use of various drugs by young people who go to nightclub.....
» 9/02/2007 9:50:57 AM I'm a long time member of the Greens and I'm comfortable with the Greens' policies on curr.....
» 1/02/2007 12:46:56 AM "For the record I have 3 grown ups who have had no problems accepting the fact casual.....
» 31/01/2007 11:27:21 AM This is how sex education is handled in the Netherlands and it demonstrably works. The rea.....
» 18/01/2007 3:09:34 PM '"It goes back to an ancient kind of stereotype surrounding beautiful women," sa.....
» 11/01/2007 12:02:35 AM In WA, we're told that smokers now number less than 25% and, of those, about 80% have trie.....
» 10/01/2007 11:59:54 PM I was called up in 1952 and did 2 years in the Royal Navy. The cigarettes were almost free.....
» 10/01/2007 11:49:41 PM When I was a boy, my father was smoking 60 cigarettes a day and our house stank. I hated i.....
» 3/01/2007 1:37:47 PM When I met my second wife about 27 years ago she was a life member of a health club which .....
» 2/01/2007 11:58:24 AM I would suggest that MichaelK is just a troll, but "smarter than the average troll&qu.....
» 29/12/2006 9:43:44 AM She recently passed the Seniors' First Aid course, not easy for someone from a non-English.....
» 29/12/2006 9:41:08 AM In regard to long term migrants not speaking fluent English, some friends originally from .....
» 29/12/2006 9:38:04 AM I will speak from my own experience. I was born in England of mixed Caucasian family and .....
» 19/12/2006 11:30:50 PM Humans have the psychological factor. Some of us will remember when it seemed like no-one .....
» 19/12/2006 11:06:18 PM So who would I have on my hypothetical sales team? I would welcome Bob Hawke, Paul Keating.....
» 19/12/2006 11:02:47 PM Well, thanks to Col we've all had a bit of light relief! Is it too much of a stretch of t.....
» 19/12/2006 9:26:01 PM Robbie Williams, a guy who [in my opinion] has a good singing style, a good presentation, .....
» 19/12/2006 9:03:57 PM Maybe you enjoyed saying all that,jrm. Seems like perhaps you get off on pushing your unwa.....
» 17/12/2006 9:16:16 AM I don't criticise the lifestyles of others and there are certainly no guarantees in life, .....
» 17/12/2006 9:13:03 AM I had health insurance when I was responsible for my children. When my children became res.....
» 14/12/2006 8:05:35 AM Well summed up, YEBIGA. And worthy of a new thread in the other section. Perhaps you will .....
» 12/12/2006 10:20:57 AM Hi ProfGlenda, I hope you see this. I know nothing about this so-called slimming aid, so .....
» 12/12/2006 9:59:14 AM In regard to "practice what you preach", I was WA Wheatbelt manager for the insu.....
» 12/12/2006 9:55:53 AM Hi BrainDrain, "I would like to support an earnest attempt to provide this country w.....
» 11/12/2006 9:35:55 AM I am a believer in the "safety net" principle. Just like almost any other concep.....
» 11/12/2006 9:08:26 AM After a while, I joined an insurance company as a self-employed agent. I covered all my ow.....
» 11/12/2006 9:05:43 AM I have had a very varied work career. I sometimes say that I left school not knowing what .....
» 9/12/2006 8:01:42 AM "I raise this particularly because some studies indicate that because sunscreen conta.....
» 9/12/2006 7:59:23 AM I am supportive of govt health warning campaigns in principle. But the information needs t.....
» 7/12/2006 11:11:25 PM Last year, I needed two crowns and a root canal treatment for the tooth which hadn't had t.....
» 5/12/2006 4:03:39 PM I believe that Australia has been brought into international disrepute over the AWB corrup.....
» 5/12/2006 7:54:13 AM I am not a health professional, Wildcat, but I like to have informed opinions on subjects .....
» 3/12/2006 8:21:49 AM Good on you, Boaz, for posting this topic and for getting involved. Sounds like a lot of f.....
» 30/11/2006 9:18:57 AM "Sure, if every man washed his foreskin regularly and thoroughly there would be no ne.....
» 30/11/2006 2:45:18 AM I've had a sweet ladyfriend for over three years. She's divorced from a terrible marriage......
» 30/11/2006 2:34:21 AM When we married, we were in love, honest with each other and had no doubt that our marriag.....
» 30/11/2006 12:38:40 AM When I was a teenager I enjoyed long distance and cross country running and rugby union. A.....
» 29/11/2006 9:11:45 AM Routine circumcision of male babies is generally regarded as usually medically unnecessary.....
» 25/11/2006 3:23:54 PM Buying Christmas presents has been described as: Spending money we can't afford, Buying t.....
» 25/11/2006 11:04:48 AM "Daylight saving" is simply a well-known [and generally well-understood] colloqu.....
» 22/11/2006 12:59:05 AM "This would have to be a greens party spinoff or one off there sideline groups Stu A.....
» 21/11/2006 11:47:07 PM I suppose we're generally split on religious lines over this. Maybe the real crux of the m.....
» 18/11/2006 4:37:26 PM Under the known [I hope] circumstances, if David Hicks had been killed in action, or kille.....
» 18/11/2006 2:06:31 PM I get regular emails from GetUp and am happy to do so. It has been claimed by at least one.....
» 16/11/2006 3:34:56 PM West, you're on here sounding like a know-all, bullying standover merchant. Maybe that eff.....
» 16/11/2006 1:26:15 PM Sometimes those in authority don't know what the rules are, or pretend they don't, or thin.....
» 16/11/2006 1:17:34 PM In regard to Rule of Law. This phrase sounds as if "rule" and "law" o.....
» 16/11/2006 11:02:10 AM Hi mjpb, nice to see you back. I have not studied the WA road accident statistics, or tri.....
» 13/11/2006 11:56:05 PM Thanks for your comments, Dickie. I know I digressed, but my health related comments were .....
» 13/11/2006 11:32:20 PM Although he sounded to me like quite a nice guy in many respects, she had the sense to get.....
» 13/11/2006 11:29:36 PM I've had a look at Barbara's background: http://www.abc.net.au/farnorth/stories/s1677469......
» 13/11/2006 7:26:49 PM My second wife and I: Never smoked or used drugs. Light drinkers. Never overweight. Very p.....
» 13/11/2006 7:24:53 PM "IMHO if someone is stupid enough to "sunbake" then let them. However, if.....
» 13/11/2006 1:09:30 AM "the need to get that all over tan is puzzling, i mean - what is its immediate value .....
» 13/11/2006 12:06:10 AM Doctors and medical researchers used to have to obtain dead bodies by illegal means to car.....
» 11/11/2006 7:36:06 PM Romany's experience in China seems to fit in nicely with the so-called Little Emperor Synd.....
» 11/11/2006 4:39:22 PM WA is currently having a terrible year for fatal road accidents, many of them involving yo.....
» 11/11/2006 3:32:50 PM Further to what others have said, if Al Hilali had engaged Boaz as his speech writer, then.....
» 11/11/2006 2:30:17 PM "Now let's give Howard the same treatment" http://www.getup.org.au/campaign.asp.....
» 9/11/2006 4:27:54 PM I'm 72, so I went to school a long time ago. My mother taught me to read and write simple .....
» 9/11/2006 2:35:12 PM Thanks for your link, Cris. I hope you won't mind me quoting from it: "Clinical tria.....
» 4/11/2006 1:40:32 PM Thanks for your analysis, Col. But one thing you didn't factor in is the availabilty [some.....
» 4/11/2006 1:02:10 PM To those who want their children to be taught creationism as per the literal interpretatio.....
» 2/11/2006 11:00:40 PM There was a time when the amount which could be borrowed to buy a home was determined by j.....
» 2/11/2006 1:03:41 PM I became president of our community association and had the ear of the local media. A loca.....
» 2/11/2006 1:01:06 PM If we excuse carbon dioxide polluters on the grounds that they will add any extra anti-pol.....
» 31/10/2006 3:26:09 PM @West. As I said when I started this thread, I am a freedom of choice person. I sometimes .....
» 31/10/2006 2:21:51 PM There are plenty of private member nudist clubs in Australia too, some of them with extens.....
» 31/10/2006 1:39:23 PM I wonder how anyone would go complaining to the appropriate govt dept [maybe anti-discrimi.....
» 31/10/2006 12:01:51 AM I've never smoked. My father and elder sister both died of lung cancer caused by smoking. .....
» 30/10/2006 11:26:06 PM Are you are suggesting that if just one person could feasibly be influenced into requestin.....
» 30/10/2006 7:38:41 PM @runner "If people were not concerned about the godless values taught over the last 2.....
» 30/10/2006 5:12:57 PM A number of alleged "absolutes" are being used as examples. For instance, shakin.....
» 30/10/2006 3:31:51 PM This is not a matter of who holds a religious belief and who doesn't. I'm sure that many r.....
» 27/10/2006 6:42:44 PM http://www.citizenship.gov.au/ceremonies/citizenship/pledge.htm Pledge of Commitment to A.....
» 27/10/2006 12:54:19 PM On this occasion I agree with Philo. Reading the Bible, regardless of the circumstances [f.....
» 26/10/2006 4:28:43 PM A little different, but similar in a way. I also spent some of my early years here coverin.....
» 26/10/2006 4:27:16 PM I came to Australia 44 years ago from Yorkshire. My family were not farmers, but I lived i.....
» 25/10/2006 8:07:16 PM I was a regular at North Swanbourne for many years. There were enough public spirited regu.....
» 25/10/2006 7:17:39 PM My only experience of armed forces life may not be relevant in many respects to today's Au.....
» 25/10/2006 5:35:32 PM I came here from England 44 years ago and have never tried to keep to my own culture [what.....
» 25/10/2006 1:42:55 PM WA has either legal or recognised nude swimming areas at the tourist destinations of Esper.....
» 25/10/2006 1:40:19 PM Every impartial survey taken in WA since the 1980s has shown public support for nude bathi.....
» 25/10/2006 1:37:10 PM In WA, during the 1970s and 80s, nude bathing became very popular. North Swanbourne freebe.....
» 24/10/2006 7:43:27 PM Online Poll: http://www.tonyabbott.com.au/poll.asp I'm a pro-choice person, so I voted &.....
» 24/10/2006 3:38:29 PM We all know that advertisers target children [if appropriate to what they're pushing]. Don.....
» 23/10/2006 9:19:28 PM When I was a young boy, probably about eight, I suddenly went from being uncaring about my.....
» 23/10/2006 8:36:20 PM I believe that we would be in general agreement, Cornflower, on the unsuitability of at le.....
» 22/10/2006 3:14:17 PM "Being pragmatic, would you roll back the clock and have tobacco advertising everywhe.....
» 22/10/2006 2:35:41 PM Worth having a look at: "Hundreds of NSW children subject to AVOs" http://www......
» 21/10/2006 2:11:01 PM Back in the days when Paul Hogan was still painting the Sydney Harbour Bridge, there was a.....
» 21/10/2006 12:30:25 PM Tobacco is sold legally to adults, but cannot be advertised. This, we are told, is because.....
» 20/10/2006 11:49:56 PM "I wasn't suggesting fashion police. However we should limit advertising directed at .....
» 20/10/2006 7:27:13 PM Hi BOAZ, We've got some common ground here. I was born in England. My four grandparents w.....
» 20/10/2006 4:01:35 PM There are regular articles in our local paper quoting police officers asking the public to.....
» 20/10/2006 3:30:29 PM As I was saying, Boaz, we used to PLAY at being certain characters. We PRETENDED that we w.....
» 19/10/2006 10:47:55 PM I would like to see regulation of junk food advertising, particularly to children. But jun.....
» 19/10/2006 9:21:36 PM Thanks, Hawaiilawyer, for your response. In regard to smoking, British doctors were warni.....
» 19/10/2006 2:57:15 PM I'm sure we'd all like to think that my experience was just an isolated exception. But it .....
» 19/10/2006 1:48:24 PM The driver then pulled his fist back to punch me in the face. He was about 4 inches taller.....
» 19/10/2006 1:46:55 PM I don't like criticising the police service, which I like to think generally does a good j.....
» 18/10/2006 1:29:11 PM I don't have a problem with what people choose to wear. As far as I am concerned, a burka .....
» 17/10/2006 12:09:02 PM Thank you for this link, Celivia. And BTW, if ever anyone organises an OLO get together, .....
» 17/10/2006 11:39:05 AM I am a freedom of choice person in regards to personal dress. But a clear photo of my face.....
» 17/10/2006 12:08:52 AM I'm interested in facts too. I'll give you an example. Tobacco harms those who smoke it an.....
» 16/10/2006 11:18:40 PM In regard to the Viennese Waltz, Johann Strauss had exactly the same commercial interest a.....
» 16/10/2006 4:39:55 PM Talking about ballroom dancing, the Viennese Waltz was regarded as outrageous and immoral .....
» 15/10/2006 7:22:37 PM I have been a regular holiday visiter to Bali for many years. One of my sons has a Balines.....
» 14/10/2006 7:38:13 PM If Hawaiilawyer really is a US citizen, then he/she speaks from the point of view of a cou.....
» 14/10/2006 6:45:52 PM I went to watch my lady friend this morning. She took and passed an exam in modern ballroo.....
» 13/10/2006 6:08:45 PM Following up on an aspect of blind eye turning I raised recently, I have this information .....
» 13/10/2006 3:01:36 PM But, because of what I regard as unwarranted religious driven political interference, wome.....
» 13/10/2006 2:58:33 PM First an overview of advertising. It could be said that advertising anything at all that a.....
» 12/10/2006 9:40:54 PM On Perth TV News this evening there was an account of a professional survey of Australians.....
» 11/10/2006 4:49:43 PM I do not believe that it is necessarily socially irresponsible to: Be in a defacto relati.....
» 11/10/2006 2:14:34 PM Talking about Queensland, how about the official blind eye being turned to large numbers o.....
» 10/10/2006 7:18:40 PM T800, several posters have asked you to say exactly what you mean and you have repeatedly .....
» 10/10/2006 11:58:08 AM A common way of trying to get off the hook when you're challenged to define your position .....
» 10/10/2006 12:53:36 AM Examples of well known terrorists from history: Robin Hood. William Tell. William Wallace.....
» 10/10/2006 12:23:28 AM Well, T800, if you were an inspector assessing me to see if I am acceptable to Australia, .....
» 9/10/2006 11:28:14 PM It may be that to some topic starters any post which seems to disagree with what he/she ha.....
» 7/10/2006 7:08:43 PM "Some people will readily cite examples that contradict what I just said. But this is.....
» 7/10/2006 2:18:36 PM GZ Tan As someone who has known as friends many moderate Muslims [some extremely moderate,.....
» 5/10/2006 8:09:47 PM I'm happy to say why I don't criticise people merely for having a religious belief. As far.....
» 5/10/2006 12:11:50 PM My observation, over many years, is that there is so much insecurity, jealousy and lack of.....
» 5/10/2006 11:48:02 AM I don't criticise people for having religious beliefs, only for trying to force those beli.....
» 4/10/2006 5:49:27 PM "Likewise in Brisbane all prostitutes I have encountered have not been enjoying the g.....
» 4/10/2006 1:22:28 PM The small minority of selfish people who would deny Australians legal voluntary euthanasia.....
» 3/10/2006 7:54:51 PM After a while, I met a lady who had also got out of a bad marriage and we were very good f.....
» 3/10/2006 7:53:03 PM My father gave my mother a hard time in all sorts of ways. He died when I was 16 and life .....
» 3/10/2006 4:08:59 PM A little different, but reminds me of a friend I had probably twenty odd years ago who wor.....
» 30/09/2006 1:28:00 PM My second wife, who was English, learned Belly Dancing. She was already an accomplished ba.....
» 30/09/2006 1:25:22 PM "Rex, you need to get out more and stop addressing stereotypes as if all Australians .....
» 29/09/2006 6:48:11 PM This website seems to give a balanced view: http://www.sexscience.org/publications/index......
» 29/09/2006 11:15:19 AM Shoe shops [and many other retail outlets] have a huge mark-up. You would almost certainly.....
» 28/09/2006 10:18:17 PM Thanks to this thread I am enjoying a bit of nostalgia about my early time in Australia, l.....
» 27/09/2006 6:50:10 PM The word pornography obviously means different things to different people. Is artistic nud.....
» 27/09/2006 5:05:49 PM The mainstream fashion industry is based largely on illusion and nonsense. Unhealthy looki.....
» 27/09/2006 3:47:38 PM So what is Australian culture? I have already mentioned how surprised I was 44 years ago .....
» 26/09/2006 4:53:53 PM I came here from England 44 years ago. My four grandparents were French, Irish, Jewish and.....
» 20/09/2006 7:21:31 PM A very good overview of ADHD. What to use and what to avoid: http://www.newstarget.com/AD.....
» 18/09/2006 10:25:37 PM In regard to diet, we all need a large number of minerals and trace elements to keep our b.....
» 16/09/2006 11:28:46 AM An accurate cartoon comment: http://www.newstarget.com/020430.html.....
» 15/09/2006 9:46:23 PM Hi Chris, We all spend money on things which are important to us. As you will have gather.....
» 15/09/2006 4:45:47 PM Some years ago, there was a discussion in the West Australian newspaper regarding the infl.....
» 15/09/2006 2:20:33 PM Thank you for your reasoned response, Philo. I believe that every pregnancy counselling s.....
» 15/09/2006 1:44:40 PM How to save money, whether you are male or female. Don't buy unnecessary clothing: So ca.....
» 15/09/2006 12:34:47 PM An opportunity to have your say on the US handling of David Hicks: http://www.getup.org.a.....
» 14/09/2006 11:11:19 PM I've never needed to talk to a pregnancy counselling service, Philo, for two obvious reaso.....
» 13/09/2006 6:24:30 PM "The fact is you are the enemy of freedom that wishes to impose left wing Islamic tot.....
» 13/09/2006 6:12:13 PM A step in the right direction: "Uncle Toby's forced to drop Roll-ups fruit claims-af.....
» 12/09/2006 3:03:21 PM Without digging back through countless Google websites, I may be wrong on one or two conce.....
» 12/09/2006 2:08:16 PM I am a regular holiday traveller to Bali and one of my sons has a Balinese wife and lives .....
» 11/09/2006 6:15:28 PM What makes you think that I may be concerned about your welfare, Pericles? As you are [pre.....
» 9/09/2006 3:49:56 PM I have no idea what prospective migrants are currently being told about Australia. But I r.....
» 9/09/2006 3:01:30 PM Regarding religious objections to voluntary euthanasia: http://www.euthanasia.cc/religion.....
» 9/09/2006 2:18:40 PM Are many so-called representatives of the people being hypocritical by taking part in reli.....
» 9/09/2006 1:38:55 PM A few assorted comments. www.crueltyfreeshop.com.au If you value your own health, get a c.....
» 6/09/2006 12:00:11 PM I won't buy Kraft products anyway. Kraft's parent company is Philip Morris. Have a look at.....
» 5/09/2006 8:44:36 PM We would not have seen this 50 years ago [yes, I'm well old enough to remember]: http://w.....
» 5/09/2006 5:36:33 PM http://www.optusnet.com.au/news/story/abc/20060905/16/business/1733597.inp I don't genera.....
» 5/09/2006 2:12:36 PM For those who haven't seen it. Save Tasmania's forests [and the wildlife which depends up.....
» 5/09/2006 1:08:48 PM It's outrageous the way assorted religious beliefs are forced onto the Australian communit.....
» 2/09/2006 3:56:58 PM Farmers' markets are a great idea. Certainly not every country town could economically sup.....
» 1/09/2006 2:20:58 PM I generally tend to take the position that I don't really care what people believe, just a.....
» 29/08/2006 6:57:38 PM I was WA Wheatbelt manager for an insurance company in the 1970s. My clients were mainly f.....
» 27/08/2006 11:10:02 AM Those who oppose the legalisation of voluntary euthanasia seem to do so on the basis that .....
» 26/08/2006 1:47:18 PM I'd say both Beattie and Howard are pretty good con-men!.....
» 26/08/2006 1:39:04 PM Many discussions on OLO are concerned with freedom of choice. What could be called the pro.....
» 23/08/2006 2:58:13 PM Philo, on at least two previous threads on abortion, I posted websites on how the Dutch an.....
» 23/08/2006 1:39:09 PM http://www.democrats.org.au/survey2/survey/GodGovt_v2/.....
» 22/08/2006 1:10:33 PM 'On the other hand they could provide a platform for a CEO on $3,000-an-hour(100 per cent .....
» 20/08/2006 5:57:01 PM I've never paid anyone to design a website for me, but if I ever did then I would reserve .....
» 20/08/2006 5:31:42 PM Greens Senator Kerry Nettle has some interesting things to say on this: http://www.kerryne.....
» 18/08/2006 3:46:01 PM These deliberately deceptive so-called counselling services need setting up. Phone convers.....
» 18/08/2006 2:59:18 PM It's probable that most of us know little or nothing about the technicalities of fuel prod.....
» 12/08/2006 1:26:47 PM If I choose to join a club which requires me to tithe, ie give the club 10% of my earnings.....
» 7/08/2006 5:22:51 PM Maybe it's easier for many of us to have opinions on male cicumcision, because we're more .....
» 5/08/2006 12:47:12 AM 80,000 abortions per year is 80,000 too many. Who would disagree with that? But what do we.....
» 4/08/2006 3:32:00 PM Some more info on male circumcision: http://www.norm-uk.org/ I regard circumcision as a .....
» 3/08/2006 2:28:30 PM I don't have a problem with multiculturalism. How can I, when I come from a very multicult.....
» 1/08/2006 12:19:32 AM There was a West Australian court case a while ago where a doctor and relatives of a dead .....
» 21/07/2006 8:18:26 PM Martin, to repeat what I said to Philo, "Philo, you don't appear to understand the d.....
» 21/07/2006 2:36:22 PM Philo, you don't appear to understand the difference between "know to be true" a.....
» 14/07/2006 5:11:21 PM I have no objection to the charitable arms of religious organisations getting tax breaks. .....
» 14/07/2006 3:22:21 PM Yes, churches are like special interest social clubs. But, unlike other special interest g.....
» 14/07/2006 12:01:49 PM I don't intend to get involved in anyone else's personal differences of opinion, however W.....
» 13/07/2006 5:40:11 PM Interesting point about not patronising BB sponsors. As I never watch BB [in fact apart fr.....
» 13/07/2006 4:35:49 PM There are injections commonly used for prostate cancer treatment which stop the body produ.....
» 8/07/2006 12:55:16 PM I don't like censorship, but like most of the posters on this thread [including the 'rent-.....
» 7/07/2006 11:05:46 PM I had a look at Big Brother a few years ago. I even had a look at the late night version. .....
» 7/07/2006 10:10:47 PM Boaz, you sink to new depths of depravity when you claim that the god you worship commande.....
» 28/06/2006 5:24:41 PM 'If you choose to join an organisation you play by its rules or you leave or get banned.' .....
» 27/06/2006 1:04:34 PM 'Chloe was removed after many complaints'. Do we know HOW many complaints, or do we just h.....
» 23/06/2006 7:30:19 PM In regard to nude tourism. Britain's biggest naturist [nudist] tour operator is Romford ba.....
» 23/06/2006 5:58:30 PM Those who are opposed to civil unions for adult, mutually consenting same sex human couple.....
» 17/06/2006 2:36:44 PM Thanks for your response, Philo. I know from your previous posts that you aren't Catholic,.....
» 16/06/2006 11:32:37 PM It appears that the anti-condomists are not prepared to comment on the points raised in my.....
» 16/06/2006 12:19:19 PM Here in Australia we can relate more easily to what happens in the US and various European.....
» 14/06/2006 10:50:04 PM What non-human species allegedly do and what allegedly happened in historical/prehistorica.....
» 10/06/2006 1:35:40 PM This is taken from the article regarding the Dutch experience: '“parents in the Netherlan.....
» 9/06/2006 12:46:28 PM "I did a bit of research on Holland's teenage pregnancy and birthrate, and it seems q.....
» 8/06/2006 6:43:36 PM "The voluntary union for life of one man and one woman, to the exclusion of all other.....
» 1/06/2006 11:43:37 PM Philo, you're living in a dream world. It never ceases to amaze me how intelligent, well e.....
» 1/06/2006 11:36:08 AM You refuse to face simple facts, Philo. The website which you resolutely refuse to comment.....
» 31/05/2006 2:09:47 PM Hi Philo, Promoting abstinence, to the exclusion of other safety measures, often has a hig.....
» 30/05/2006 6:04:31 PM We all know that the Catholic Church, like various other religious and non-religious organ.....
» 24/05/2006 1:06:49 PM This article starts with three teenage girls apparently being blamed, because they alleged.....
» 20/05/2006 4:52:42 PM Thank you, Philo, for your answer to my question on how you became fully informed. Please .....
» 14/05/2006 2:25:39 PM How did you become "fully informed" on your religious beliefs, Philo? It's a mat.....
» 11/05/2006 11:12:24 AM Maybe you could tell us specifically what Scout has got wrong, Philo. And at the same time.....
» 9/05/2006 4:19:08 PM I note that Dr Nicholas Tonti-Filippini is a member of the Australian Catholic Bishops' Co.....
» 9/05/2006 1:55:52 PM Thanks for the comments everyone. I can't of course claim any special recognition for the .....
» 6/05/2006 3:27:21 PM 'Teen-agers in the United States are far more likely to get pregnant and get an abortion t.....
» 3/05/2006 3:40:44 PM It's a matter of personal priorities, Billie. I live in a modest house, with a large pool .....
» 2/05/2006 1:59:56 PM Regarding so-called sin taxes. I have maximum no claims bonus on car insurance. I get a di.....
» 29/04/2006 3:16:12 PM Some years ago, I was tailgated in an intimidating way by a huge truck. I knew that my spe.....
» 28/04/2006 2:09:09 AM Education is better than ignorance, whatever the subject. There should be a standard curri.....
» 28/04/2006 12:47:08 AM One of my friends commented on my flat stomach. I don't know what metabolic type he is, bu.....
» 28/04/2006 12:41:55 AM When I was a young boy, my mother [after having 3 children] was openly proud of her size 1.....
» 19/04/2006 10:52:57 PM If anyone thinks that everyone is either totally male or totally female, then this site co.....
» 19/04/2006 1:21:26 PM "Rex, summary dismissal upon poor record keeping seems a bit harsh, usually regular a.....
» 14/04/2006 12:26:36 PM Most people seem to be happy for politicians to lie when the lie is what they want to hear.....
» 13/04/2006 5:31:00 PM Injustices leading to severe penalties can happen in Australian courts too. http://www.onl.....
» 13/04/2006 12:26:56 PM Have a look at what the same so-called professor says about aspects of the Cole Enquiry. .....
» 12/04/2006 2:55:12 PM Prohibition [of drugs] does not work. I just wonder what is in the minds of those politici.....
» 10/04/2006 5:48:03 PM Rin is obviously a person who is capable of thinking for him/herself, Philo, and doesn't n.....
» 10/04/2006 5:08:27 PM I have one tattoo which I have never regretted getting. It's a swallow on the back of my r.....
» 7/04/2006 1:20:10 PM The number of people who want to "harm" themselves by extreme plastic surgery or.....
» 6/04/2006 2:32:31 PM You are just as dogmatic, Keiran, as those who come on here pushing their own religious be.....
» 5/04/2006 10:27:34 PM The old saying is, "90% of advertising is useless". Well, we're never likely to .....
» 31/03/2006 4:08:52 PM I started school in 1940 in England at 6 years old. I always enjoyed stories from the Old .....
» 30/03/2006 1:56:54 PM Bernie Masters was a good representative for his electorate. The way he was dumped was dis.....
» 28/03/2006 8:07:33 PM Hi Dr Prabir, You asked me about my income. That's between me and the Taxation dept, but,.....
» 26/03/2006 12:45:26 AM Then I had a touch of flu which seemed to leave me unnaturally weak. I went to see my GP [.....
» 26/03/2006 12:30:57 AM I have just had an interesting few months healthwise, which serves to indicate the importa.....
» 25/03/2006 11:05:41 PM "The Immams ought to-be fearing the judgment of God as the deadly H5N1 strain of avia.....
» 25/03/2006 1:45:32 PM "The Immams ought to-be fearing the judgment of God as the deadly H5N1 strain of avia.....
» 24/03/2006 7:20:20 PM Except for those [hopefully in a small minority in Australia] who claim that their religio.....
» 23/03/2006 12:41:53 PM As has often been said, we don't have a justice system, we have a legal system......
» 23/03/2006 12:07:32 PM This is what the Dutch govt is now telling prospective immigrants: http://www.taipeitimes.....
» 21/03/2006 12:12:31 PM I get the feeling that I am metaphorically listening to a bunch of used car salesmen sayin.....
» 20/03/2006 1:23:46 PM After wading through the above posts, I am very pleased that I do not believe in a God who.....
» 20/03/2006 11:59:24 AM Traditionally the English "peasants" were expected to cringingly touch their cap.....
» 17/03/2006 5:49:24 PM What is being criticised here is simply a neat marketing turn of phrase. The target audien.....
» 17/03/2006 4:53:19 PM Maybe a number of well known republican politicians from right across the political spectr.....
» 16/03/2006 3:35:25 PM The author touches briefly on preventive care. Very briefly, in fact with just two words. .....
» 15/03/2006 11:47:55 PM I was born in England to strongly monarchist parents. By the time I was 17, I had decided .....
» 14/03/2006 7:19:49 PM I don't try to impose my beliefs on others and I expect the same consideration. If others .....
» 10/03/2006 3:04:50 PM From my occasional post on the abortion issue, I'm sure it's obvious to all that I am stro.....
» 9/03/2006 8:01:50 PM I'm careful what I put on my body and use around my home. Read The Chemical Maze by Bill S.....
» 9/03/2006 7:59:20 PM This article seems to be about encouraging us to take an interest in our own health. As I .....
» 8/03/2006 3:25:33 PM For a very good IMPARTIAL overview of the RU-486 issue [prior to the recent vote], have a .....
» 6/03/2006 6:23:42 PM Not very far from Australia, Indonesia is the most populous predominantly Muslim nation on.....
» 6/03/2006 5:29:27 PM I would like to see the need for abortions reduced in Australia. I believe that every wom.....
» 3/03/2006 5:19:02 PM As a person living in Australia, I have free choice on many matters. I can choose not to b.....
» 28/02/2006 3:30:59 PM As a person living in Australia, I have free choice on many matters. I can choose not to b.....
» 22/02/2006 1:03:55 PM Just a point. Being interested enough to want to participate in referenda and knowing anyt.....
» 20/02/2006 9:07:22 PM How would unofficial alliances be avoided? If I was an elected member of such a hypothetic.....
» 20/02/2006 6:04:10 PM I live near Perth. Almost all our rain falls in the winter. In the summer our [small] tank.....
» 16/02/2006 6:32:36 PM From the article: "That is why the community deserves some say via Parliament" .....
» 14/02/2006 6:34:19 PM In Australia I have the right to ignore and/or disbelieve Catholic dogma. I regard the att.....
» 6/02/2006 11:30:54 PM Thanks valano, you've already answered me on alliteration. Looks good too! For "pers.....
» 6/02/2006 11:12:43 PM Interesting points have been made about Shakespeare. As a follow on from that, how would E.....
» 5/02/2006 1:24:49 PM "The effect of English upon other European languages is terrible." Is it? Someti.....
» 4/02/2006 12:57:47 PM Thank you to those who are explaining the origins of Esperanto to those of us who know vir.....
» 4/02/2006 12:04:54 AM As someone who knows nothing about Esperanto, perhaps I'm not really qualified to say anyt.....
» 3/02/2006 6:00:59 PM "with good palliative care, the days of justifying lethal injections with lurid descr.....
» 26/01/2006 11:14:38 PM You are making false assumptions about me again, Al. I don't expect to exclude all people .....
» 26/01/2006 5:20:47 PM In regard to marriage, I wonder if Martin considers me to be one of those "heterosexu.....
» 23/01/2006 11:16:40 PM I've got no hate in me, Al. But I don't want to have my choices made for me by the Pope, o.....
» 23/01/2006 1:59:38 PM Some of us are, at times, accused of attacking the Catholic Church, rather than addressing.....
» 20/01/2006 6:55:12 PM Not THE conclusion, Martin. YOUR conclusion, based on selected opinions. And those of us w.....
» 19/01/2006 10:31:11 PM Talking about electoral suicide, why don't we get bipartisan support for voluntary euthana.....
» 19/01/2006 6:57:32 PM Have a look at: http://www.mercatornet.com/content/blogsection/4/36/ "The editor of.....
» 15/01/2006 9:27:28 PM A number of posters seem to have an amazing knowledge of Jesus. This knowledge is urgently.....
» 14/01/2006 2:05:56 PM I would not knowingly vote for a practicing Catholic, Christian Fundamentalist or Religiou.....
» 12/01/2006 4:58:54 PM The Pope is an unelected foreign dictator. He has a vast network of agents working in most.....
» 10/01/2006 1:46:24 AM Well Plantagenet, yesterday you were telling us "I've found (when I've been on the pr.....
» 9/01/2006 4:10:20 PM Several days ago I watched a program on Perth TV about a formally very active and fun lovi.....
» 9/01/2006 2:37:45 PM "We seem to be one of the only beings that indulge in sex constantly and not just for.....
» 8/01/2006 6:04:29 PM I see mutual compatibility as being the most important aspect of a successful partnership......
» 5/01/2006 5:42:26 PM "It is certainly a duty to disobey unjust laws, if we have the courage." But who.....
» 31/12/2005 12:08:02 AM [cont] Despite my small size, I was naturally strong and agile and learnt to use my feet,.....
» 31/12/2005 12:06:43 AM I was 5 in 1939 and couldn't go to school until I was 6, as the school had been taken over.....
» 30/12/2005 2:57:08 PM Many of the controversial articles are so fatuous that it's hard to expect anyone to take .....
» 30/12/2005 1:52:17 PM I agree with a probationary period and I believe it should be far longer than two years. A.....
» 28/12/2005 7:11:10 PM Hi Friedrich, I responded to your comment about shame: "On a personal level I think .....
» 27/12/2005 1:07:49 PM For those who feel that people SHOULD feel "ashamed" of various actions, thought.....
» 26/12/2005 10:12:36 PM A difficult situation, Kay, but hopefully your caring nature is a comfort to your brother......
» 26/12/2005 1:15:56 PM It's sad that this topic seemingly cannot be discussed without some posters resorting to p.....
» 24/12/2005 5:08:13 PM "Fred Nile lives on the beachfront overlooking the beach and his wife does not wear a.....
» 24/12/2005 12:52:27 AM I came to Australia over 43 years ago from England. My family is very racially mixed, but .....
» 14/12/2005 1:53:11 PM I am not a member of any religion and would claim to have a logical mind. I was raised [lo.....
» 13/12/2005 2:06:22 PM Yet another example of morality, as perceived by various religious groups, being forced do.....
» 13/12/2005 1:29:22 PM This thread could be sub-titled "Religion does not belong in medicine". Surveys.....
» 8/12/2005 1:45:04 PM To me the best sport which has ever been invented is Ballroom/Latin dancing. A male contes.....
» 7/12/2005 4:44:22 PM Have a look at this: http://www.optusnet.com.au/news/story/abc/20051207/17/domestic/15257.....
» 5/12/2005 7:17:12 PM I really don't know why we are still talking about Michelle Leslie. Maybe in this case she.....
» 5/12/2005 5:59:27 PM I can relate to some of what you say, Col. I worked for many years in sales and sales mana.....
» 4/12/2005 11:02:41 PM I have a friend who does not have English as her first language. She had been working as a.....
» 2/12/2005 12:21:16 PM "Well, it didn't take long for the usual prejudice-mongers to come out of the woodwor.....
» 1/12/2005 11:49:16 PM Just another cynical attempt by a committed pro-life person to try and influence Australia.....
» 1/12/2005 3:26:58 PM When I was at school, the sports which I enjoyed were swimming, long distance and cross co.....
» 23/11/2005 3:12:59 PM I am a regular visitor to Bali. When I was there a month ago, I was in the Matahari dept s.....
» 23/11/2005 1:54:22 PM [Continued] I can walk around the supermarket and buy various foods which aren't particul.....
» 23/11/2005 1:51:58 PM If many of us looked after the maintainance of our homes, cars and work places as well as .....
» 16/11/2005 3:10:10 PM Even highly trained doctors with years of experience can sometimes act out of consideratio.....
» 5/11/2005 8:00:55 PM In regard to lower pregnancy rates in some European countries, maybe this will help: http:.....
» 5/11/2005 7:32:36 PM I have been away for a while and have not read this entire thread. I apologise therefore i.....
» 29/09/2005 8:00:33 PM I've just checked the West Australian Yellow Pages directory on this subject. It's obvious.....
» 29/09/2005 2:13:42 PM Abortion [within certain guidelines] is a legal option in Australia [as it should be]. A l.....
» 26/09/2005 11:01:23 PM One sport which receives no govt funding whatsoever [as far as I am aware] is ballroom dan.....
» 24/09/2005 7:24:12 PM I own a hard plastic letter opener in the shape of a dagger. They were given away in large.....

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