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» 8/05/2012 2:14:37 AM I doubt the religious right will vanish overnight. The 30-40% block that opposes gay marri.....
» 8/05/2012 1:52:45 AM I doubt that anyone in the West takes Terry Jones too seriously. You might be better off .....
» 17/05/2011 2:09:02 AM Surely a real democracy use proportional representation 15% of the votes means 15% of the .....
» 29/03/2011 1:51:10 AM Good I am looking forward to having 31% of my GST money wasted in Sydney. I wish Barry O'.....
» 29/09/2010 12:41:52 AM I think that China will just end up like a larger version of Singapore. Citizen are free t.....
» 27/09/2010 3:12:54 PM David just ban the anthems, flag waving and only send the best athletes regardless of thei.....
» 30/08/2010 11:30:44 PM I think that Rudd may go down in history as the new Withlam. Full of ideas but turfed out .....
» 6/06/2010 12:36:30 PM How did Israel manage to loose the PR war? A generation ago kids were working on Kibbutzes.....
» 15/05/2010 4:07:38 AM We may have a right to life but we don't have a duty to live for as long as we possibly ca.....
» 26/04/2010 11:30:29 AM Good idea but why not raise the medicare levy to reflect the true cost of health care. Or .....
» 25/04/2010 5:15:38 PM "This debate, as so often happens, seems to have got polarised. " You are right.....
» 25/04/2010 5:09:38 PM Religion is private and does not belong in schools. Parents wanting a religous education s.....
» 25/04/2010 1:33:50 PM I'll have to agree with spindoc. I have no idea how the changes will work in practice. I.....
» 12/03/2010 9:38:52 PM It is odd how both Senator Conroy and before him Senator Coonan are both arch conservative.....
» 3/03/2010 12:27:09 AM JP that is an excellent question. We live in a society with conflicting moral codes. That.....
» 27/02/2010 3:26:20 AM I agree with the author, why would your commitment be invalid if it is not pronounced in f.....
» 23/02/2010 2:23:24 AM It is all crystal ball gazing though, isn't it.Just picking a current trend and extrapolat.....
» 23/02/2010 12:35:52 AM Most of our water gets used in agriculture. See this table from the ABS http://www.water.g.....
» 22/02/2010 8:34:30 PM I think it is a reasonable comparison. Sure Norway has a lot of resources but so does Aust.....
» 17/01/2010 3:20:13 PM To Tristan just because countries call themselves something doesn't mean that they are: ea.....
» 16/01/2010 6:45:24 PM And just what is a socialist, sturmbahn fuehrer Beljac? Is it being a communist or believi.....
» 30/12/2009 1:28:22 PM I used to be dead against nuclear power but that was in the cold war era. Climate change t.....
» 29/12/2009 11:03:28 PM King Hazza, I was referring to the way GST is collected federally and then divvied up uneq.....
» 29/12/2009 7:54:36 PM Well rpg how about Richard Aidey, Rachel Kahn, Geoff Hutchinson, Tony Delroy, Ian MacNamar.....
» 28/12/2009 4:45:29 AM I think that SBS has the best Australian content these days. After 12 years of underfundin.....
» 22/12/2009 2:13:16 AM I used to be strongly anti nuclear but now I realise it is our only chance. If we don't st.....
» 12/12/2009 3:29:52 AM Singapore has been very successful economically . Most of it's citizens enjoy a similar st.....
» 11/11/2009 1:36:25 AM The radiological effects were no secret. My grandfather was a POW in Nagasaki. After t.....
» 20/10/2009 12:53:37 AM Just where does satan fit in? Is he a naughty angel (as in islam)? Something else? Does sa.....
» 18/10/2009 3:07:34 PM You are right under one god, us atheists _are_ wasting out time arguing on these forums. W.....
» 17/10/2009 4:47:28 AM Another article that will split the readers. No one is going to change their interpretatio.....
» 8/10/2009 2:00:08 AM So how would it actually work? As multiple traditional marriages or a single group bond? .....
» 31/01/2009 12:39:35 AM Peter we don't hate you, this is one of the few places we get to argue with extravagant bo.....
» 30/01/2009 9:22:52 AM PtB we don't have an atheist system in Australia but a secular system. Get your facts righ.....
» 30/01/2009 12:18:41 AM Peter, A real atheist doesn't waste his time reading the bible other than to gain materia.....
» 1/11/2008 12:31:07 AM Peter you are mixing up euthanasia and suicide. Euthanasia is a special form of suicide th.....
» 31/10/2008 1:18:48 AM The Chinese government uses these kind of filters to block access to their citizens. The f.....
» 19/08/2008 2:19:15 AM Atman, Current Affairs shows are usually bad news shows. Good news is saved for programs l.....
» 18/08/2008 1:07:17 AM Come on Atman the ABC is hardly anti western. In fact the way they lay into Carpenter I wo.....
» 14/08/2008 4:54:03 PM My parents, grand parents and all their brothers and sisters were POWs of the Japanese in .....
» 23/07/2008 4:08:57 PM Nicky, TurnLeftThenRight, Thanks for clearing that up. I'll need to think through the 5 r.....
» 22/07/2008 1:33:12 AM Nicky, I agree with most of what you are saying. I am not sure that all animals are sent.....
» 21/07/2008 6:14:22 PM What a poorly argued article. ďAll animals are equal, but some animals are more equal th.....
» 9/07/2008 1:51:55 PM David, nice article but I must agree with GP and bushbred. I think there is a difference .....
» 3/07/2008 4:03:33 AM David, These are the numbers from the CBS in 2005: http://statline.cbs.nl/StatWeb/publica.....
» 28/06/2008 5:26:36 AM Yes it is all looking rather grim. I suspect we'll end up with lots of desal plants as tha.....
» 28/06/2008 5:12:17 AM Hear, hear Celivia, I don't get it either. Euthanasia is something that happens when you .....
» 27/06/2008 3:25:23 PM Nice try Keysar; 1) Adultery is not illegal and if you can't contain your passion you can.....
» 26/06/2008 5:57:05 PM I think Q&A just gives us a chance to see politicians as humans instead of soundbite machi.....
» 26/06/2008 5:23:52 PM Well I am dutch and I must say this article is a bit misleading. You must be terminally il.....
» 20/06/2008 5:01:21 PM I live n WA and subscribe to fuelwatch. Every afternoon I get an email with the tomorrows .....
» 13/06/2008 4:47:36 PM About the environmental impact. Surely we must be able to support a roo industry if we rem.....
» 13/06/2008 4:42:04 PM There is roo meat in my pot once or twice a week. If you don't like the flavour you can .....
» 13/06/2008 4:26:07 PM There are many misunderstandings about Europe and the EU. The EU is about 15 years old (pr.....
» 21/05/2008 4:51:38 PM Capitalism and democracy are two different ideas. China and Russia are largely capitalist .....
» 17/05/2008 5:07:30 AM BB I don't see what this has to do with science teaching. Our whole education system (ie n.....
» 16/05/2008 7:04:22 PM "The Swiss need to recover the conviction that human beings deserve a special status .....
» 16/05/2008 6:40:10 PM So what are kids learning in school these days? If it is not science, history and language.....
» 8/05/2008 4:05:47 PM Bazz I fully agree that hybrids are just a stop gap measure. Either till better battery te.....
» 3/05/2008 1:05:19 AM It doesn't need to be all that hard. If we put solar cells on every roof we won't need to.....
» 2/05/2008 4:45:29 PM I think I should (belatedly) point out here that there is no such thing as 'clean natural .....
» 1/05/2008 6:40:40 PM I think the decision on what colour you wear depends on why you have the ceremony. Person.....
» 28/04/2008 6:20:52 PM The technological hurdles of clean coal and gas are huge. This is not the 90's where we re.....
» 13/05/2007 1:49:26 AM I think an interesting flipside to looking at the right to die argument is to ask the ques.....
» 11/05/2007 10:53:45 AM Hear, hear Bill. I don't see how a government that champions individual choice can deny us.....
» 15/04/2007 2:16:06 PM Hear hear logic, senator Coonan is an absolute disgrace. If we had live footy on the the u.....
» 9/04/2007 3:32:38 PM Surely radio presenters would know how to use the vocative and address Brutulus as Brutule.....
» 19/02/2007 9:14:37 AM What a breath of fresh air. We live in an era of globalisation. Free movement of money go.....
» 23/01/2007 11:03:47 PM Good, it is about time we got proportional representation here......
» 9/01/2007 7:56:34 PM I thought the article was a bit disjointed. It seemed edited to me. David, slavery was ab.....
» 9/01/2007 7:46:04 PM What a refreshing article. It is time that we realised that the commonwealth attack on the.....
» 20/12/2006 7:47:57 PM Flint is wrong on a number of points here: 1) Coups or more generally, illegal regime cha.....
» 20/12/2006 2:17:01 PM Ironically being tasty and docile has been a very successful strategy for domesticated ani.....
» 19/12/2006 12:19:10 PM Billie, I think that media watch is just on a summer recess like four corners and other r.....
» 19/12/2006 2:23:23 AM Back to the article: Tim makes some very good points. One solution would be to provide me.....
» 14/12/2006 2:47:47 AM Here is what Milton Friedman had to say about the war on drugs. No government labs, full p.....
» 12/12/2006 7:25:12 PM The most China literate western nation may be quite easy to achieve if none of the other w.....
» 12/12/2006 4:19:39 PM Back to the topic of Ayaan's book. In the son-factory Hirsi Ali describes how in Somali I.....
» 11/12/2006 7:09:09 PM Coach, Confrontation with Christianity may well have caused her to question Islam but Hir.....
» 11/12/2006 1:38:50 PM Irfan, Hirsi Ali is a politician and you have to read her articles within the context of d.....
» 1/12/2006 6:45:53 PM Just because we haven't managed to destroy the world yet doesn't mean it can't happen and .....
» 29/11/2006 6:18:43 PM History does no fly off at tangents and you cannot extrapolate current trends indefinitely.....
» 29/11/2006 5:39:05 PM It is not often that find myself in a position having to defend Howard and I am certainly .....
» 28/11/2006 6:57:25 PM What are the roots of the problem? Poverty and social injustice? A lack of economic indepe.....
» 28/11/2006 6:36:02 PM It is an interesting idea but I'd like to see some comments from an economist. It almost.....
» 27/11/2006 5:59:40 PM Did the new ads make it to TV on saturday? I only watched the cricket for a few hours on s.....
» 27/11/2006 5:48:09 PM I concur with most others that US politics does affect us. IMHO the biggest risk to the d.....
» 27/11/2006 5:06:54 PM I don't think it is a conspiracy. Rising house prices are just a result of demographics an.....
» 27/11/2006 4:30:33 PM I think there have been significant changes to ashes tours in recent years. My own crick.....
» 18/11/2006 4:44:58 PM In classic geo-political terms Russia belongs to the land oriented "heartland" a.....
» 15/11/2006 5:10:39 PM While Beazley is just as unappealing as Howard the fact that we only have two choices is a.....
» 15/11/2006 4:22:50 PM You can't force integration. The 20th century is full with examples where this has failed......
» 14/11/2006 6:28:59 PM Hamlet I think you have a point about women competing rather than attracting men. You wond.....
» 10/11/2006 4:33:55 PM Those wicked, wicked bankers! It is enough to make me become a Marxist. Viva Chavez! Viva .....
» 10/11/2006 4:05:17 PM Well I must say that I am not much clearer about the nature of God. I am not even sure if .....
» 8/11/2006 5:14:48 PM At the heart of these issues lies the fundamental question; At which point in the reprod.....
» 6/11/2006 5:24:19 PM I thought this post was confusing until I read the original at the Eureka street link. The.....
» 1/11/2006 12:09:01 PM What a great article, lots of insight and no political finger pointing, I felt I actually .....
» 27/10/2006 4:07:49 PM PTBI, Joining your spouse overseas is hardly the same as risking live and limb to escape .....
» 27/10/2006 3:52:51 PM I don't have a problem with beards, headscarves, turbans or crucifixes these are public ex.....
» 27/10/2006 3:55:34 AM Lol PTBI, While Australias treatment of aborigines is not something to be proud of, I am .....
» 26/10/2006 12:43:43 PM '"1. A significant majority of the scientific community believe that human-produced c.....
» 24/10/2006 6:47:57 PM NG was split in three, the western half was dutch, the north east german and the south eas.....
» 19/10/2006 8:59:20 PM Matt, While I am no fan of Bush, I don't consider myself as anti American. I spend many y.....
» 19/10/2006 4:40:59 PM In the WA we had a similar proposal rejected the pipeline or canal from the Ord river to P.....
» 19/10/2006 3:39:04 PM The fighting in the Korean war finished 50 years ago but a peace treaty was never signed. .....
» 19/10/2006 3:16:18 PM I think the establishment of a bias assessor at the abc raises an important point. There i.....
» 13/10/2006 4:33:01 AM I think it is quite a baffling problem. North Korea is kept alive by China. If the Chines.....
» 12/10/2006 12:01:55 AM I think there is a big role for Healthy lifestyle initiatives. Whether the money comes out.....
» 11/10/2006 4:50:25 AM I think the pope should just be mindful of his new high profile position where his words c.....
» 11/10/2006 4:38:47 AM I don't work in healthcare so I won't claim to be an expert however I have worked in Europ.....
» 9/10/2006 5:32:39 PM Economic power doesn't neccessarily translate into world dominance and sustained superpowe.....
» 8/10/2006 2:06:27 AM Don't forget that you only get 6 digital channels on a digital stream and the amount of in.....
» 5/10/2006 10:00:52 PM TRTL, How is digital TV the enabler for a local content business model? Surely the same c.....
» 5/10/2006 12:49:56 PM I don't get it either. Firstly digital TV IS Free-to-air TV. Yes you need a digital tuner,.....
» 5/10/2006 4:15:43 AM The cei report was discredited by a group of leading scientists last week: http://environm.....
» 4/10/2006 3:27:37 PM An independent Kurdistan, including the Turkish provinces would provide a nice diversion f.....
» 28/09/2006 12:50:49 PM In the early 70s conscription would have been a real motivator. Once you finish uni you (o.....
» 22/09/2006 4:58:21 PM As Steve points out there is already a language test requirement for citizenship. There ar.....
» 21/09/2006 9:35:46 PM Walter and Perseus, I am an engineer no climate scientist. I can read the CEI article and .....
» 20/09/2006 9:47:35 PM Here is what the Royal Society has to say about Exxon and its funding of Global Warming de.....
» 20/09/2006 2:51:58 PM On ya Isky; As it happens I saw "An Inconvenient Truth" last night. I used to b.....
» 31/08/2006 1:50:07 PM Egillham, indeed there is nothing wrong with becoming a Christian and looking for comfort,.....
» 30/08/2006 8:39:44 PM Carl, I think the US citizens care a lot about bin Ladens capture. I am not so sure about .....
» 30/08/2006 3:16:40 PM The film "Sofie Scholl", now showing, gives an illustration of military show tri.....
» 30/08/2006 2:45:50 PM Communist states in russia and china were hijacked by dictators. Obviously all communism i.....
» 27/08/2006 4:25:01 PM Back to the orginal point. Is the internet a spin free zone? ie is the net less susceptabl.....
» 24/08/2006 1:07:46 PM Bill and Pamela both miss the point here. Technology and religion are ethically neutral. I.....
» 19/08/2006 2:26:45 AM I think Telstra is quite right to cancel or delay he network roll out under the current po.....
» 19/08/2006 2:07:02 AM I stopped watching when the games weren't live anymore. I am not prepared to get pay TV ju.....
» 16/08/2006 4:50:10 PM Heaven and Hell have been secularised by our materialist politicians ages ago. We get regu.....
» 16/08/2006 7:05:39 AM Gecko, 500k m3 of nuclear waste is a 50x100x100 m block. All from 50 years of nuking in t.....
» 14/08/2006 4:52:19 PM I am one of those who marched against neutron bombs, ss20s, cruise missiles and the like w.....
» 5/08/2006 2:07:29 PM Mark, With nationalism I mean the tribal behaviour displayed as a national group. Tribal .....
» 4/08/2006 11:15:47 PM Pride in the nation can easily turn into nationalism. Nationalism is the most destructive .....
» 4/08/2006 2:53:00 AM Shorbe, European houses are small because there is not much space. The Netherlands has on.....
» 31/07/2006 11:22:15 PM If it just like a NAFTA or Mercosur agreement I don't see what the big deal is. There is n.....
» 31/07/2006 5:30:48 PM Steve I fully agree with you. We all die and should be able to do so with dignity. The s.....
» 31/07/2006 3:35:18 PM When Drion proposed his ficticious pill 10 years ago it was warmly welcomed by the elderly.....
» 31/07/2006 3:18:41 PM I think the EU has been spectacularly successful in promoting democracy. It's members have.....
» 19/07/2006 2:45:38 AM I liked it. Mostly set in the dream time and not a euro to be seen, it just shows that tra.....
» 16/07/2006 8:54:25 PM On you Ludwig, Also interesting to see how much storage space there is in old houses. Jus.....
» 12/07/2006 1:57:52 PM Mark, I think the tyranny and dictatorship that followed the french revolution were not c.....
» 12/07/2006 3:25:41 AM Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, The french hit the nail on the head with their revolutiona.....
» 11/07/2006 5:46:31 PM I think the reassertion of "Old Europe" over the rest of the world is a bit over.....
» 9/07/2006 2:54:20 AM Sorry, @ludwig should be @bushbred......
» 9/07/2006 2:32:54 AM One thing to remember is how fragile our specialised society is. Most people study or do a.....
» 7/07/2006 5:07:01 PM Interesting article but I am no sure that option 4 would happen in 5-10 years. AFAIK clim.....
» 6/07/2006 4:53:08 PM I'll never believe a professional sportperson any more who says (s)he is going out there t.....
» 3/07/2006 4:40:25 PM While I am not a biologist, crossing aids and birdflu is probably like crossing and elepha.....
» 2/07/2006 3:19:40 PM Redneck, the problem is that in countries where aids thrives people are not taught to use .....
» 2/07/2006 7:23:22 AM The "nurse" was going back to study nursing in England she was straight out of h.....
» 1/07/2006 5:12:13 AM Well said saintfletcher. I am amazed at how much ignorance there is about aids in the wor.....
» 27/06/2006 3:37:48 PM The pilgrim fathers fled England not because they want to to create a tolerant free for al.....
» 26/06/2006 8:17:01 AM On ya Ludwig, A simple change to make is to limit the number of terms that politicians ca.....
» 19/06/2006 1:45:36 AM I think the key here is balance. How do we get the right mix of energy sources and how do .....
» 16/06/2006 3:47:47 AM Coach, When ever we enter the road we expose ourselves to a risk of being killed. We reduc.....
» 15/06/2006 3:57:05 AM Narcissist, that sounds just like Kafka's "the Trial". I'll have to dig it out o.....
» 12/06/2006 8:50:25 PM Wendy, The point is not whether we agree with Hick's moral choices it is whether or not h.....
» 11/06/2006 4:18:30 PM What a load of nonsense, the fact that he is innocent under Australian law , US civil law .....
» 5/06/2006 12:03:51 PM Pericles. no idea about how many windmills are required. It is an excellent question and s.....
» 1/06/2006 4:02:27 AM Siltstone current known uranium deposits would cover the world for around 50 years, estima.....
» 31/05/2006 3:39:51 PM "In the meantime, if we are not effective in mining one of the world's most re-wanted.....
» 31/05/2006 3:47:53 AM The great march and communist revolution were staged not by factory workers but disenfranc.....
» 31/05/2006 3:07:42 AM The issue with nuclear power is that it could make a couple of generations of Aussies very.....
» 24/05/2006 3:51:04 AM I don't think it is a combination of bus vs rail, I think it is more that they complement .....
» 24/05/2006 3:21:16 AM I think NZ could teach us a lot about social choices and moral values in the 21st century......
» 23/05/2006 6:20:36 PM I get the feeling this article might be missing it's last paragraph. If the final quote .....
» 23/05/2006 4:56:42 PM I think we are barking up the wrong tree here. What we should be defining is a family. The.....
» 17/05/2006 5:18:22 AM I don't think the Ummah is that united at all. IMHO there is a strong sense of solidarity .....
» 16/05/2006 3:14:41 PM Asean is a creation by newly independent nations. At the time of it's creation most of its.....
» 16/05/2006 4:49:00 AM Sellick says: "Where to from here?" Sure, currently we are living in a cultur.....
» 16/05/2006 2:55:55 AM I didn't see any big picture stuff in the budget. Where are we going? What is the coalitio.....
» 11/05/2006 6:10:58 PM Article 23(4) of the Human Rights Declaration states: Article 23. ... (4) Everyone has th.....
» 9/05/2006 6:44:21 PM FWIW here is the universal declaration of Human Rights: http://www.un.org/Overview/rights......
» 7/05/2006 12:54:04 PM Ludwig, But surely human rights are the underlying issue here. If HR violations are so ba.....
» 6/05/2006 3:15:42 AM Ludwig, please elaborate on how we have a win-win-win solution. I thought Vanuatu saw Wes.....
» 4/05/2006 1:33:54 AM I am quite surprised by foxtel's generosity. Surely if you have cable you'd be watching Ch.....
» 4/05/2006 1:08:01 AM I am not so sure that the technology has moved on a lot. Computerised control systems cert.....
» 4/05/2006 12:02:25 AM I am not sure how practical it is to restrict plastic surgery. Where do you draw the line .....
» 18/04/2006 3:17:27 PM I like this idea. The money is quite a small amount. My guess is that if only 11 instead 1.....
» 15/04/2006 2:00:00 AM Rex, summary dismissal upon poor record keeping seems a bit harsh, usually regular audits .....
» 14/04/2006 2:40:48 AM If Mark Vaile gets away with this one Carmen Lawrence should move back to the front bench......
» 10/04/2006 3:33:14 PM I don't understand why there isn't any rational debate about the value of our freedoms. I.....
» 8/04/2006 3:21:33 AM The point is not the bombs. It is the price! You don't need to be a nuclear scientist to w.....
» 7/04/2006 1:05:51 PM The price of Uranium has quadrupled in the last 5 years. Why not leave it in the ground a .....
» 5/04/2006 1:34:57 AM At least they are asking the right questions. I am no expert on mental health and I don't .....
» 5/04/2006 1:23:22 AM Piracy is a crime but it can be reduced with some common sense fair-use laws. Currently it.....
» 5/04/2006 1:22:33 AM Firstly we should reckognize that music is a fundemental part of our culture AFAIK every c.....
» 30/03/2006 3:43:54 PM Aspiring politicians and foreign ministers could do worse than to read Barbara Tuchman's &.....
» 30/03/2006 2:19:47 AM Leigh and Jinx there are very good reasons for the government to stay out of peoples lifes.....
» 29/03/2006 2:56:33 PM I grew up in Europe about 4 hours drive by tank from the Iron Curtain. Despite marching ag.....
» 27/03/2006 7:09:37 PM I think it would be a bit naive to expect any democracy installed in Indonesia will succee.....
» 21/03/2006 2:27:12 AM Mike you make it sound like we are changing into another version of Singapore, where the m.....
» 20/03/2006 4:06:01 PM If the government is serious about rolling out digital televisions to as many households a.....
» 16/03/2006 3:29:58 AM Remco, As Gabby points out a hecs style system on sports in not very practical. Sports, l.....
» 15/03/2006 6:22:28 PM Sport takes a prominent place in Australian culture. More Aussies could name all the playe.....
» 9/03/2006 8:47:55 PM Well done Spinner, Lets not forget it was the Labour government who floated the dollar, d.....
» 1/03/2006 8:30:57 PM All the middle east borders are a legacy of the first world war. The treaty of Versailles .....
» 1/03/2006 5:33:51 AM The price of Uranium has quadrupled in the last decade and will only go up as we run out o.....
» 25/02/2006 4:25:02 AM I think the article completely misses the point. Separation of church and state means that.....

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