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» 26/08/2008 1:37:08 PM I post a link to an article I wrote about this on OzPolitic a few years back that clears u.....
» 26/08/2008 1:18:52 PM Referring to the original post, that's a stupid idea. You cannot force people to marry som.....
» 26/08/2008 1:11:50 PM If you don't like it don't vote for them. But don't complain that everyone else does. Som.....
» 13/08/2008 4:37:55 PM So everything is part of a communist conspiracy? We can't let the government change anythi.....
» 12/08/2008 11:37:32 AM I think it's absurd that we are forced to carry buckets around the backyard while you can .....
» 12/08/2008 11:35:44 AM http://www.ozpolitic.com/green-tax-shift/green-tax-shift.html Carbon taxes are the way to.....
» 15/07/2008 5:56:10 PM I agree about arming civilians. Our defence force is the way to go. If that is breached th.....
» 14/07/2008 11:13:55 AM "Also, cannot business pass on the cost of the tax by raising prices? The only ones t.....
» 11/07/2008 12:34:08 PM What the greens say makes sense. Population alone is only one factor in our environmental .....
» 11/07/2008 12:29:41 PM gw, perhaps you should study a bit of economics before wasting their time. I think you'd f.....
» 10/07/2008 1:12:03 PM People want cheap goods, not long lasting ones. There's no point getting a DVD player that.....
» 9/07/2008 4:58:50 PM Another silly idea. Such a system would inevitably lead to monopolies, or at the very leas.....
» 9/07/2008 1:52:52 PM "I agree,rehctub.Would a healthy threshhold before the tax came into play rid the pro.....
» 9/07/2008 1:47:22 PM A tax on capital sales is a bad idea. The market would be extremly sensitive to this, so y.....
» 3/07/2008 1:41:35 PM "Oil should be reserved for the manufacture of plastics and industry, not used to pow.....
» 2/07/2008 11:55:32 AM "Firstly, when I held that compulsory voting was unconstitutional I refused to vote (.....
» 27/06/2008 6:33:29 PM Thanks again Rhian. It's been a few years since I chased this up. http://www.ausstats.abs.....
» 27/06/2008 3:32:42 PM "I don't agree freediver. You only have to look at increases in rebates for services .....
» 27/06/2008 2:03:22 PM "My education while with the RTA told me roads and the money we spend on them have be.....
» 26/06/2008 4:43:24 PM "My point? how many trucks travel our roads every week? How much tax is paid by just .....
» 26/06/2008 2:24:45 PM Sorry, that stupid post limit got me again. Bring it up on OzPolitic if you don't want to .....
» 25/06/2008 6:21:39 PM "freediver, What is the point of increasing one tax and offsetting it with a reductio.....
» 25/06/2008 5:15:10 PM "You say ďpollution is pollutionĒ, but this is not quite right. Air concentrations an.....
» 25/06/2008 4:19:36 PM You don't ahve to icnrease the total tax burden. There are plenty of arbitrary taxes which.....
» 25/06/2008 1:39:40 PM "Yes I can back it up even you can if you look we pay many bills with fuel tax moneys.....
» 24/06/2008 1:33:13 PM Equality of outcome is socialism. Equality of opportunity is a 'brand' of capitalism, thou.....
» 24/06/2008 1:29:22 PM The problem is that OL has a fixed width format, so if you make your browser window narrow.....
» 24/06/2008 12:28:37 PM "I agree with most of your comments, but would prefer direct charging to fuel taxes i.....
» 23/06/2008 3:21:08 PM "There is no more reason why the Government should tax fuel than that it should tax b.....
» 13/06/2008 11:16:39 AM But what about the children? Surely it's the long term reaction of the young boy or girl .....
» 9/06/2008 6:37:26 PM It does kind of defeat the purpose of the internet. If you are interacting online it doesn.....
» 9/06/2008 6:32:56 PM Taboos on childhood/teenage sexuality are probably justified. Taboos on nudity are not and.....
» 4/06/2008 1:50:55 PM Why Nelson's tax cuts are a bad idea: http://www.ozpolitic.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=12109964.....
» 26/05/2008 1:25:26 PM Good ideas aren't dangerous. It's a huge effort to get this thing off the ground so it's n.....
» 25/05/2008 9:16:48 PM There is nothing special about scramjet research. It's just part of the ongoing push for b.....
» 21/05/2008 12:21:49 PM Relocating kangaroos is an absurd idea. Did they do anything with the meat?.....
» 18/05/2008 11:24:00 AM Cat, isn't this just like asking for theological support for a scientific theory? If there.....
» 14/05/2008 1:37:10 PM The problem with electronic piracy is more that it is difficult to track down the offender.....
» 9/05/2008 10:46:35 AM Humans are more than capable of bringing about species extinction and econological collaps.....
» 8/05/2008 10:56:01 AM " 'Using ďtaxesĒ to engineer a particular social outcome is the least efficient way o.....
» 29/04/2008 1:03:46 PM Pelican, taxing luxury goods is a bad idea once you consider the economic implications. It.....
» 28/04/2008 3:09:44 PM I got a republican to put forward a model. It's actual not that bad. What does everyone th.....
» 28/04/2008 2:56:14 PM "What is your philosophical question in three or four sentences, please? I'm not sur.....
» 28/04/2008 2:46:22 PM Gibo, it's at http://www.ozpolitic.com/forum.....
» 27/04/2008 5:55:13 PM Should Australia become a republic? http://www.ozpolitic.com/articles/should-australia-be.....
» 27/04/2008 5:52:35 PM Swimming is perhaps the least influenced by artificial enhancement of all the sports. Thin.....
» 27/04/2008 5:40:24 PM Bugsy: "...certain (limited) aspects of evolutionary historicism do not appear to be.....
» 27/04/2008 5:00:36 PM Gibo, I'm a member of a few good forums. One is based on Australian politics and has a spr.....
» 25/04/2008 6:49:02 PM Also, it is not a matter of 'relaxing my definitions' slightly. It involves no sliding sca.....
» 25/04/2008 6:41:54 PM Yes you were arguing Argumentum ad consequentium. You argued that my definition must be wr.....
» 25/04/2008 5:13:20 PM "In summary, what appears to be the case is that you are quite restrictive in what co.....
» 25/04/2008 5:13:04 PM "Your argument hinges entirely on the restrictiveness of definitions and 'ground rule.....
» 24/04/2008 6:02:47 PM "but the reality is that they advance the argument not one jot or tittle Says the gu.....
» 24/04/2008 6:00:46 PM Bugsy: "where did you address the similarities between Poppers argument and your own.....
» 22/04/2008 9:03:46 PM It's your behaviour that matters, not your level of intoxication. Thus, drunk and disorder.....
» 22/04/2008 9:00:38 PM "No references freediver? Well, let me provide some for you. You mustn't have looked .....
» 22/04/2008 5:35:32 PM "but most people here respect the convention that when they include external referenc.....
» 22/04/2008 3:02:17 PM "Matter evolves too with heavier elements being created intergenerationally between a.....
» 22/04/2008 11:38:51 AM It was the 'athiests' who fired the first shot in this empty headed battle. They managed t.....
» 18/04/2008 5:40:42 PM Thanks Oliver. From earlier posts: You are effectively arguing that because evolution is.....
» 18/04/2008 3:56:31 PM "THEN there should be a penalty of some sort against that poster By penalty, do you .....
» 18/04/2008 2:59:13 PM I suspect the main point was to make people aware that if they link to a site in order to .....
» 18/04/2008 2:51:19 PM From earlier posts: The fact alone that you insist religious explanations are scientific .....
» 18/04/2008 12:03:06 PM Pericles: "Your response was: "It's not falsifiable" "True, but irre.....
» 18/04/2008 11:23:23 AM "it should be OLO policy on the report of any such posts that they be taken down as b.....
» 18/04/2008 8:30:16 AM "Prior to the advent of the theory of evolution, the populace did not have an alterna.....
» 17/04/2008 5:32:28 PM It's falsifiability, not falisification. It refers to the ability to conduct an experiment.....
» 17/04/2008 2:19:36 PM I saw it Ludwig - the one about Bono. There's been some good new episodes lately......
» 17/04/2008 2:10:26 PM "Absolutely. Then it became just another superseded concept." 'God made it so' .....
» 17/04/2008 11:51:57 AM "Other patterns that evolutionary theory predicts ... been supported by many scientif.....
» 16/04/2008 8:23:18 PM "we observe what appear to be beneficial mutations in the field" You cannot obs.....
» 16/04/2008 6:38:05 PM "From the fights, they hate each other I don't think that's fighting Danielle. The.....
» 16/04/2008 5:23:19 PM That damn post limiter pisses me off. Please consider taking this up in the OzPolitic foru.....
» 16/04/2008 2:27:01 PM It's already put to good use. I've even bought some myself......
» 16/04/2008 1:52:44 PM Natural selection refers to those parts of the theory that can be experimented on. Evoluti.....
» 16/04/2008 1:18:37 PM While this idea is absurdly labour intensive and expensive, it is not that great for the e.....
» 16/04/2008 12:36:16 PM We all drink recycle pee. Get over it......
» 16/04/2008 11:42:51 AM "'Historical' and other sciences (including sciences like medical science and ecology.....
» 15/04/2008 6:04:12 PM Part 2 of 2: You are making a reasonable attempt to criticise the definition of science w.....
» 15/04/2008 5:24:06 PM That's what I do. As an added bonus it saves me repeating myself on the topics I have the .....
» 15/04/2008 5:19:35 PM Bugsy: That damn post limiter is giving me the sh1ts again. This will probably be my last.....
» 15/04/2008 12:53:27 PM "Maths not science? Correct. It's maths. Maths, science and history all have fundame.....
» 15/04/2008 11:35:50 AM This is just fiddling around the edges of our current system, which already had limits on .....
» 15/04/2008 11:31:00 AM Tensions rise as world faces short rations http://www.ozpolitic.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=120.....
» 15/04/2008 11:27:01 AM "I think that all it shows is that the definition used in the argument is inadequate .....
» 14/04/2008 5:49:14 PM "you haven't named anything particularly specific that we are supposed to discuss the.....
» 14/04/2008 5:38:42 PM http://www.ozpolitic.com/sustainability-party/sustainability-party.html.....
» 14/04/2008 4:23:39 PM That is a stupid question. Here's one that might stump Dawkins, though he may just accept.....
» 11/04/2008 6:05:59 PM You eat meat don't you? Recent immigrants are far harder to indoctrinate into veganism tha.....
» 11/04/2008 12:19:42 PM I will vote for them, and lend them support via my website, if they adopt carbon taxes (of.....
» 11/04/2008 12:13:59 PM Interesting that it came from the same bunch who want us to hate the Japanese, the sheep f.....
» 2/04/2008 1:35:42 PM That's an odd question. So your opposition to the consumption of roos and whales is part .....
» 2/04/2008 11:44:07 AM Do you eat pig?.....
» 31/03/2008 6:34:53 PM I agree. If someone wants to eat whale meat, they should go for it. Is it illegal to impo.....
» 28/03/2008 11:21:04 AM Anorexia vs Obesity: http://www.ozpolitic.com/articles/anorexia-obesity.html.....
» 27/03/2008 4:35:54 PM Some mmore info on this case: http://www.ozpolitic.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1204070853 Euth.....
» 25/03/2008 1:39:20 PM StG, you appear to be asking me for evidence that I saw something on the street a few year.....
» 20/03/2008 6:29:41 PM "The Gummint may have had something to do with it too. Sure, they yielded to the Gre.....
» 20/03/2008 5:06:32 PM "Ecstatic. What animals are you referring too? Thank you for proving my point. &qu.....
» 19/03/2008 5:01:46 PM OK if you want to be pedantic about it I'll rephrase for you: Greenpeace does not target .....
» 19/03/2008 4:01:46 PM The harp seal thing is not evidence that Greenpeace is not taking advantage of racism. The.....
» 19/03/2008 2:29:58 PM The problem with putting the money into super is that it then gets invested somewhere, usu.....
» 19/03/2008 2:15:02 PM Most western countries do the same thing we are doing with our reserve bank. Sure we are a.....
» 19/03/2008 12:00:45 PM The more direct control over inflation - interest rates, was handed to an independent body.....
» 19/03/2008 11:56:57 AM But the politicians don't say it is out of their control. The Kruddmeister has been saying.....
» 19/03/2008 11:49:57 AM CJ I'm pretty sure the Minke's are nowhere near endangered. That Japs are taking about 100.....
» 18/03/2008 10:02:52 AM The criticism of Japan is based on sentimentality, with a bit of racism thrown in for broa.....
» 18/03/2008 9:58:22 AM I think that the superannuation idea would work to control inflation, but not the real pro.....
» 6/03/2008 7:32:43 PM I can get whole rump for $6/kg at the local butchers. Coles and woolies charge about 3 tim.....
» 4/03/2008 5:27:54 PM Voting is not free. It costs significant time and effort, not just to turn up, but to rese.....
» 4/03/2008 12:56:26 PM Yes, but you come back from a shopping expedition with some shopping don't you? What do yo.....
» 3/03/2008 7:52:19 PM Isn't dictating the goals jsut a way to circumvet democracy? You cannot increase one freed.....
» 3/03/2008 11:10:01 AM The people elect representatives because they don't want to be involved in every single de.....
» 26/02/2008 4:56:39 PM Dumb idea. People would just spend their income on disposables and 'account' thier borrowi.....
» 15/02/2008 5:09:48 PM You have to be able to explain what you mean before they will let you in. I recommend you .....
» 15/02/2008 4:02:57 PM If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem. If you can't stand the he.....
» 15/02/2008 4:00:29 PM "People have hopefully evolved beyond merely acting as predators to survive. That is.....
» 15/02/2008 3:19:10 PM "peak coal will occur in about 25 to 30 years says who? "Anyway the latest new.....
» 15/02/2008 10:57:00 AM I always get a laugh at the hypocrisy of animal welfare activists who openly promote murde.....
» 14/02/2008 6:05:48 PM What's your agenda OH? Are you complaining about Kev's rejection of nuclear power?.....
» 14/02/2008 2:37:00 PM The full transcript of both speeches: http://www.ozpolitic.com/articles/sorry.html.....
» 14/02/2008 11:20:05 AM I'm sure plenty of people are thinking about it. They're just short on ideas. I'm not awar.....
» 11/02/2008 11:48:53 AM "YOU copied and pasted a whole list in your initial post off that Ozpolitic site, bas.....
» 10/02/2008 5:48:31 PM "You can joke about the plight of animals all you like, but itís a fact that whale co.....
» 10/02/2008 9:02:15 AM "The calf was SOMEONE'S calf. So was the alleged 'mother'. It was probably 'someone'.....
» 8/02/2008 11:26:10 AM About the alleged 'mother and calf' photo: http://www.ozpolitic.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=116.....
» 7/02/2008 4:05:25 PM "Whaling is wrong because Japan undermines international efforts to protect whales. .....
» 7/02/2008 1:05:21 PM "While I agree that intensive farming is cruel and that other forms of animal cruelty.....
» 6/02/2008 6:01:18 PM I've seen sarcasm fail countless times online......
» 5/02/2008 11:13:30 AM There are plenty of parts missing. Efficiency improvements in industry is another big one......
» 5/02/2008 11:09:16 AM You think they would pay someone to read this?.....
» 1/02/2008 12:11:15 PM Gibo have you ever been beaten up in a pub?.....
» 31/01/2008 1:05:29 PM "What are the laws for fishing in international waters As far as I know, it is based.....
» 31/01/2008 11:35:06 AM Wouldn't it be better to actually save ourselves? Saving the whales instead would be an ir.....
» 30/01/2008 6:20:38 PM They could always start by getting a haircut I suppose. You seem to be contradicting your.....
» 30/01/2008 4:23:00 PM Yeah. Why would teenagers go on a rampage when they could be visiting a war memorial or pa.....
» 30/01/2008 12:21:35 PM "Sigh. Can't remember the last time I saw a fight as a result of people smoking pot. .....
» 30/01/2008 12:17:53 PM You should check out the infant mortality rates among these alternative methods. It's all .....
» 29/01/2008 12:23:51 PM I think people are aware of the risks. A club is actually far safer than a private party. .....
» 29/01/2008 12:21:20 PM There are plenty of solutions such as this one. However it is not the government's place t.....
» 29/01/2008 12:18:39 PM Most people ignore the cost of energy in their everyday decisions. Coal fired power plants.....
» 25/01/2008 1:33:51 PM We will never have petrol rationing. This isn't a communist country......
» 24/01/2008 10:31:40 PM Sounds sensible, but it is more of a technical question. You would have to come up with a .....
» 24/01/2008 10:28:30 PM Jared Diamond uses a 'two horse race' analogy. The two horses being population and our tec.....
» 23/01/2008 6:44:47 PM You can trace just about any issue back to population, but you are missing a big part of t.....
» 22/01/2008 6:28:34 PM "They are eating them! Of course. It would be wrong to kill them if they were just w.....
» 20/01/2008 4:24:51 PM Sure it exists. I've had a few on my forum, though they tend to spit the dummy for some re.....
» 20/01/2008 4:22:21 PM StG, in every example you gave except for the GBR (which we do harvest), the bans in place.....
» 18/01/2008 11:36:31 AM Why we should allow whaling http://www.ozpolitic.com/sustainability-party/why-allow-whali.....
» 14/01/2008 2:13:23 PM Are these articles available online? New scientist does have a tendency to exaggerate thin.....
» 10/01/2008 11:04:09 AM http://www.ozpolitic.com/articles/logical-fallacies.html.....
» 3/01/2008 2:37:59 PM If we taxed CO2 emissions instead of grandfathering emissions rights, we could significant.....
» 14/12/2007 11:47:52 AM "Wouldnt it be better to have people who are experienced, have dedicated their career.....
» 13/12/2007 11:09:07 AM McDonalds couldn't have come up with a better disease if they tried. We are constantly tol.....
» 13/12/2007 11:07:27 AM "i think an alternative might be to have peer-elected experts in those roles instead,.....
» 7/12/2007 5:57:38 PM What do you think of voting by delegable proxy? http://www.ozpolitic.com/electoral-reform.....
» 6/12/2007 9:43:02 AM Check Antony Green's analysis on the abc website......
» 4/12/2007 4:50:03 PM Equally? I think it outweighs anorexia etc by a huge factor. It is overtaking cancer as th.....
» 4/12/2007 3:50:35 PM I think we should stop calling it unobtainable. It sends the wrong message about the obesi.....
» 4/12/2007 2:16:02 PM have you been a scrutineer? What about postal votes?.....
» 4/12/2007 11:26:44 AM "many believe they can optionally preferentially vote in Federal as well as state ele.....
» 4/12/2007 11:25:09 AM Do they even count all the votes if there is no need to distribute preferences? If a candi.....
» 3/12/2007 1:38:46 PM "Bring in the first past the post pommie system. This would create a lazy, unrespons.....
» 3/12/2007 1:33:56 PM "So we are tryring to look at taxes that are inflationary Petrol taxes are no more i.....
» 30/11/2007 9:47:02 AM "Petrol taxes add to the price bottom line of everything. So what? So does income ta.....
» 30/11/2007 9:44:50 AM "I indicated that it was undemocratic because it is compulsory But that's just wrong.....
» 30/11/2007 9:41:07 AM You want me to go to China or the middle east to see what lack of freedom of religion is l.....
» 30/11/2007 9:31:00 AM We are a democracy. The people voted to keep the role of GG and Queen. Just because you do.....
» 29/11/2007 4:41:04 PM The figure for turnout is gradually going up as the remainder of the votes are counted. I .....
» 29/11/2007 1:24:30 PM "My question specifically asked you to provide a sensible rationale OTHER than the fa.....
» 29/11/2007 1:17:32 PM Petrol taxes do cause inflation any more than GST and other goods taxes. Income tax may ca.....
» 29/11/2007 12:42:51 PM I like your carbon tax policy. This is the cheapest way to reduce emission. Though I don't.....
» 29/11/2007 9:54:50 AM "What kind of answer is that? You seem to be saying that voting is compulsory therefo.....
» 29/11/2007 9:49:25 AM Religious freedom creates far fewer problems than any attempt to remove it......
» 29/11/2007 9:45:55 AM "What on earth is odd about it? You don't think it is odd to make voting both compul.....
» 28/11/2007 9:08:57 PM "Why can't I just vote 1 for the party or candidate I choose, and that be a valid vot.....
» 28/11/2007 9:04:33 PM "If OPV works more to the advantage of the larger parties, then why havenít they move.....
» 28/11/2007 11:25:11 AM http://www.ozpolitic.com/electoral-reform/optional-preferential-voting.html#only-rational-.....
» 28/11/2007 9:27:33 AM "I don't want either of the major parties to run the country, yet ultimately, my vote.....
» 27/11/2007 9:31:21 PM The only reason they are the two major parties is because most people vote for them. If yo.....
» 27/11/2007 4:55:52 PM Whatever the details on how the stats are calculated, I would assume the AEC is at least c.....
» 27/11/2007 2:17:00 PM "but they can't expect to influence legislation Everyone can expect to influence leg.....
» 27/11/2007 12:31:57 PM OK, now you've got me interested......
» 27/11/2007 12:28:10 PM Dawkins and his followers think they have proven that God doesn't exist. They are the delu.....
» 27/11/2007 10:54:03 AM "Don't forget Freediver,most of this tax is company tax How much exactly? "so.....
» 27/11/2007 10:52:57 AM "Amen to all that, Yabby, Bugsy et al. "I'm also interested in this notion of '.....
» 26/11/2007 4:08:13 PM So this one in five figure includes those who didn't vote for a perfectly good reason - eg.....
» 26/11/2007 2:03:46 PM Can you give a link? Voting is a responsibility, not a priviledge. Voting is an irrationa.....
» 26/11/2007 1:51:16 PM Releasing the wealth is not self defeating. People just focus on inflation because so many.....
» 26/11/2007 12:16:57 PM Tasmania was the only state where Greens will get the 4th seat in addition to 3 Labor. Loo.....
» 26/11/2007 12:11:06 PM Where did you pull that number from?.....
» 23/11/2007 7:02:15 PM "But laws against stem cell research, abortion etc. require a solid belief in the exi.....
» 23/11/2007 6:18:46 PM So you won't credit christianity with thou shalt not kill, yet you do blame them for all t.....
» 23/11/2007 5:35:11 PM "I think that are still far too many areas of law and regulation where mostly Christi.....
» 23/11/2007 2:21:40 PM "Unfortunately, as Boazy so often demonstrates, what we don't have is freedom *from* .....
» 22/11/2007 4:55:55 PM If ownership of the resource is in question it's a bit misleading to throw the term 'thief.....
» 22/11/2007 3:55:43 PM Howard himself has said he doesn't believe the claim that it was a joke. How the supporter.....
» 22/11/2007 12:40:55 PM They actually formed two parties, though no-one seems to know why. Plenty of fishermen are.....
» 22/11/2007 10:22:56 AM Actually it's got me wondering. If Labor gets a third seat it may actually reduce the chan.....
» 22/11/2007 10:18:38 AM The greenhouse emissions from cattle in Australia are about as much as our entire transpor.....
» 21/11/2007 6:20:42 PM This could be interesting: http://www.smh.com.au/news/National/Hanson-says-Saturdays-vote.....
» 21/11/2007 6:03:22 PM I would give Larissa more than a 50% chance of winning a seat. The Greens got 90% of the w.....
» 21/11/2007 12:14:04 PM I chose my words carefully. If you are informed about the people running for election and .....
» 21/11/2007 12:10:06 PM Yes the IPCC modelled multiple scenarios. Without such a sensitivity analysis it is hard t.....
» 21/11/2007 9:41:27 AM Why we should allow whaling: http://ozpolitic.com/sustainability-party/why-allow-whaling......
» 21/11/2007 9:40:35 AM If there were a practical way to differentiate between informed abstention and plain lazin.....
» 20/11/2007 3:30:40 PM Yes you should. It's your civic duty to participate in democracy. That includes choosing t.....
» 19/11/2007 4:08:52 PM A summary of where your vote is likely to end up if you vote above the line in the senate......
» 19/11/2007 11:54:27 AM Evolution is not a scientific theory. http://www.ozpolitic.com/evolution/evolution-not-sc.....
» 19/11/2007 11:53:09 AM A cop out from making a decisions. StG I did say it. Ludwig voting is not about saying w.....
» 16/11/2007 4:53:24 PM Bazz, as I expected, and as I explained in the previous thread about that coal report, the.....
» 16/11/2007 2:48:39 PM If it cools off a bit tonight or next winter, does that also mean global warming isn't rea.....
» 16/11/2007 1:56:29 PM That guy seems a bit too confused to be criticising real climate scientists. From your lin.....
» 16/11/2007 10:33:36 AM I'm insinuating that claiming an inability to distuinguish between the two major parties i.....
» 15/11/2007 5:19:12 PM So basically your argument is that everyone is wrong - they have for some reason failed to.....
» 15/11/2007 4:15:48 PM Foxy, I agree that most answers are not technological. For the most part, the answers are .....
» 15/11/2007 11:04:48 AM Well obviously you have to make some kind of choice. Turning up to the polls and saying 's.....
» 15/11/2007 11:02:15 AM "the economic cost of substantially reducing emmissions will be large. In fact, many .....
» 14/11/2007 4:39:52 PM you don't have to think your first preference is 'good' either. Just not as bad as the res.....
» 14/11/2007 1:19:25 PM How about instead of confusing yourself over whether they are good, bad, worse etc you jus.....
» 14/11/2007 11:52:59 AM There are a number of arguments against reducing CO2 emissions still floating around. They.....
» 13/11/2007 1:08:14 PM Some interesting stuff on the genetics of eye colour: http://www.ozpolitic.com/forum/YaBB.....
» 12/11/2007 12:46:55 PM "1. There were at least 8 parties for whom I'd never vote, would rank their ideologie.....
» 12/11/2007 12:34:15 PM As far as I know, that is only the case for the federal senate. Not sure about state senat.....
» 11/11/2007 12:51:38 PM Until I know what your position is I can't point out the flaws in it. I could try, but I w.....
» 10/11/2007 11:31:08 AM Good on you Ou, don't let the bastards tell you what to think......
» 9/11/2007 4:27:58 PM "OPV has no significant flaws that I can see. FPTP is flawed, but not fatally. Simila.....
» 9/11/2007 9:44:59 AM "Your beloved compulsory preferential voting system is democratically fatally flawed .....
» 8/11/2007 12:04:58 PM "This forms the core of many working democratic easy to follow systems. Not any that.....
» 7/11/2007 3:27:37 PM OK this post limit thing is really pissing me off. I will respond to the earlier posts fir.....
» 7/11/2007 8:02:44 AM My views on the idea: http://www.ozpolitic.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1176680937/11#11.....
» 7/11/2007 7:58:25 AM "But the choice from which to select is that astronomical. When you go to a supermar.....
» 6/11/2007 4:57:23 PM That site doesn't work. Let me guess, you found a 'report' on some two bit website that so.....
» 6/11/2007 4:53:10 PM Dammit, I should have checked before In hit submit. Now I've wasted another post. Anyway,.....
» 6/11/2007 4:50:16 PM I've said a lot about optional preferential voting, both here and on OzPolitic: http://ww.....
» 6/11/2007 1:47:59 PM Also, check the assumptions on that report. You will probably find that are stupid. For ex.....
» 6/11/2007 1:46:38 PM 2030 to 2050? That is far fetched. Even if it werte true, it is still irrelevant from a cl.....
» 6/11/2007 1:44:01 PM "So you donít deny that your vote counted where you really didnít intend it to. yes .....
» 6/11/2007 1:41:07 PM "it works to assure labor or liberals control of reps, without the need to consult mi.....
» 5/11/2007 9:51:18 PM "It was NOT your choice to have your vote count for the seventh candidate. So whereís.....
» 5/11/2007 9:43:29 PM "Sorry, but coal was presumed by everybody to have years of reserves. The German Ener.....
» 5/11/2007 9:15:17 PM "You shouldn't have a degree in election studies to vote the way you would like it to.....
» 5/11/2007 4:40:36 PM Australia uses preferential voting in all lower house seats and a modified version for the.....
» 5/11/2007 4:30:59 PM You don't actually believe that do you? At most we have used half the available oil, and f.....
» 5/11/2007 4:27:27 PM "And you were happy with that? Well obviously I would have preferred if he or she h.....
» 4/11/2007 3:04:16 PM "If you vote below the line you have to mark every square, so no matter how you mark .....
» 4/11/2007 2:56:45 PM Actually no, the tax serves a purpose even if the income is used to reduce income tax or G.....
» 2/11/2007 4:24:32 PM It is not undemocratic. It is just a different level of representation - more local. havin.....
» 2/11/2007 4:00:20 PM I think that you tend to get more, smaller parties when you have multi member electorates .....
» 2/11/2007 3:19:59 PM For starters, to actually govern they would have to win half the seats, not just one. As t.....
» 2/11/2007 11:33:28 AM Please take a few moments to fill out this survey. It is run by a new party - cnservatives.....
» 2/11/2007 11:30:51 AM There is nothing stopping you from voting for a minor party. Rank the two major ones last .....
» 26/10/2007 2:57:04 PM Rationing of water, telling people how much they can use, when they can use it and how the.....
» 26/10/2007 2:54:27 PM I think any limits at all are silly. It feels like we are being treated as children......
» 25/10/2007 11:35:32 AM A more rational pricing policy for water would encourage decentralisation as well as encou.....
» 24/10/2007 11:08:16 AM I would look at agriculture, steel and car manufacturing......
» 19/10/2007 10:57:27 AM There is no housing crisis. House prices only go up if people are willing to pay that much.....
» 17/10/2007 4:39:44 PM Great idea, except for the bit where you expect people to voluntarily put their names on a.....
» 15/10/2007 10:51:50 AM I heard the agreement was in exchange for the marine parks on the great barrier reef. Any .....
» 12/10/2007 12:05:22 PM The toilet graffitti is great. You see some interesting poetry. It gives you something to .....
» 12/10/2007 10:33:17 AM I've been taking the train a bit lately. I don't mind most of the graffiti. It's certainly.....
» 10/10/2007 6:28:48 PM That's not an ad hominem. It's the suggestion that was being derided as stupid, not the pe.....
» 8/10/2007 6:00:25 PM Dont forget that most of the goods that you consume come from outside your city, so there .....
» 8/10/2007 5:57:06 PM It's good to hear someone else on the tax bandwagon. Would you consider contacting your lo.....
» 8/10/2007 4:36:29 PM "However we can decentralise our population without seriously affecting our ability t.....
» 8/10/2007 1:45:04 PM It was a Skandinavian country I think. They used to keep a heap of gold in a cellar that w.....
» 8/10/2007 1:43:05 PM Is carbon trading a 'market mechanism'? http://www.ozpolitic.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=119172.....
» 8/10/2007 1:39:34 PM While the idea that there is some kind of proof is ludicrous (the non-existence of God app.....
» 30/09/2007 3:21:29 PM Are you saying that people felt obligued to vote for Howard because of some kind of conven.....
» 28/09/2007 3:55:09 PM It is not the government's role to regulate which regions grow. The only justification you.....
» 28/09/2007 3:09:23 PM This post limit thing is getting tedious and frustrating. Hopefully I will have the OzPoli.....
» 28/09/2007 11:55:44 AM So these certificates and 'approved' courses would not result in any added bureacracy?.....
» 28/09/2007 11:54:16 AM "As soon as I have a spare 24 hours you will get some form of financial analysis. I.....
» 28/09/2007 10:42:29 AM "Freediver, the comment re lifestyle considerations not being sufficient is attribute.....
» 27/09/2007 3:43:23 PM So your solution is to create another level of bureacracy? In addition to licenced electri.....
» 27/09/2007 3:39:41 PM The government cannot make one location more attractive without punishing people who move .....
» 27/09/2007 3:01:29 PM "Umm but its not working itself out. Yes it is. Just because you don't like the out.....
» 27/09/2007 2:48:37 PM You want to start a scheme where everyone gets some training as an electrician? Is this su.....
» 27/09/2007 12:19:27 PM Just out of interest, how many people in the UK and NZ die or get injured from electrocuti.....
» 26/09/2007 6:29:17 PM * You could get some government agencies out of the state and territory capitals. I think .....
» 26/09/2007 6:02:26 PM That time limit thing is really annoying. Here is part one. Not sure when they will let me.....
» 26/09/2007 3:16:02 PM "Freediver, no-one is asking for handouts. What's the difference between a $2000 ha.....
» 26/09/2007 1:35:29 PM An overpopulated country is highly susceptible to mismanagement. With a stable population,.....
» 26/09/2007 1:32:57 PM In a time of crisis we want resilient systems, not complex fragile ones. Rail lines, power.....
» 26/09/2007 1:04:47 PM "You are rather insulting to Country people who work hard at primary employment to pu.....
» 25/09/2007 6:19:53 PM No, you miss the point. The fact that you only want to throw a small amount of money (a fe.....
» 25/09/2007 5:56:50 PM Railways are not very useful from a military perspective. They are too easy to destroy, wh.....
» 25/09/2007 5:35:52 PM "We will be delayed in finding a cure for aids and other human afflictions because th.....
» 25/09/2007 5:30:50 PM As fuel prices go up rail transport will become a more economical option......
» 25/09/2007 5:28:13 PM Overpopulation will cause war, famine etc to return, no matter how much you spend. The tri.....
» 25/09/2007 5:20:56 PM I'm all for using taxes to achieve 'structural changes,' for example carbon taxes, which c.....
» 17/09/2007 4:19:31 PM It depends on whether they are an ingredient or not......
» 16/09/2007 4:40:26 PM This post limit is very frustrating. I posted my response to you here instead: http://ozp.....
» 14/09/2007 5:53:54 PM "I don't see where you conclude that the figures on that site are for brackish water .....
» 14/09/2007 4:32:19 PM Whatever desalination costs :) For comparison, I think I am paying $1/kL 'retail'. Note t.....
» 14/09/2007 2:12:06 PM It has to go up a long way to achieve that. Desalination of seawater is rediculously expen.....
» 14/09/2007 10:17:58 AM It is silly to go down the desal path until the amount we pay for water matches the cost o.....
» 6/09/2007 12:30:35 PM How many people actually die from knife attacks? Just think yourself lucky we don't have a.....
» 6/09/2007 12:27:40 PM For once I agree with Dresdener. Why is Australia suddenly trying to increase it's populat.....
» 28/08/2007 11:12:03 AM There was a front page article in the Australian attacking justice Kirby. Even by the stan.....
» 23/08/2007 9:19:03 AM Only because your claims are so outlandish. I'm not going to bother refuting every absurd .....
» 21/08/2007 6:09:57 PM Option preferential voting: http://ozpolitic.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1187572706/1#1 Colour.....
» 21/08/2007 11:27:12 AM Dammit, I keep running out of posts. "It is clear that few people really understand .....
» 21/08/2007 11:22:50 AM "Worse than this, if a voter specifically wants to vote against both of the two major.....
» 20/08/2007 5:19:22 PM "Their fundamental democratic right to allocate preferences freely has been denied to.....
» 20/08/2007 5:17:28 PM "is there any sensible reason why people shouldn't be permitted to distribute prefere.....
» 20/08/2007 11:25:03 AM Some more problems with this scheme: http://ozpolitic.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1187572706.....
» 20/08/2007 11:18:11 AM "Not at all freediver. The optional preferential system allows the voter to opt to no.....
» 20/08/2007 11:09:31 AM 1. why shouldn't she do it? It's not nice to insult people 2. Why do some people have ri.....
» 19/08/2007 4:09:29 PM My mistake. I just checked out the OPV rules here: http://www.ecq.qld.gov.au/data/portal/.....
» 19/08/2007 4:05:26 PM Of course you shouldn't, but some people will and they should have the right to do so......
» 19/08/2007 4:04:17 PM "The compulsory preferential system does this, for voters who donít like either of th.....
» 19/08/2007 3:58:43 PM The more greedy a nation is for territory through military conquest, the shorter it lasts......
» 17/08/2007 4:37:22 PM They would be a good start......
» 17/08/2007 2:24:29 PM This theory fits the available evidence better: The theory of sufficient genetic potentia.....
» 17/08/2007 2:21:12 PM No group of people have an inherent right to any piece of land. By pretending they do all .....
» 17/08/2007 2:19:20 PM Wait a minute, you dragged up creationism, why shouldn't others drag up ID. After all, you.....
» 17/08/2007 12:30:39 PM South Park did a good sendup of Dawkins......
» 17/08/2007 12:29:47 PM Has evolution become a religion? http://www.ozpolitic.com/evolution/evolution-become-reli.....
» 17/08/2007 10:52:20 AM Dresdener I was hoping I could prompt you to come up with some evidence to support your mo.....
» 16/08/2007 10:03:30 AM "Once again the fallacious 'Australia has no national culture' mantra is invoked as a.....
» 13/08/2007 7:57:01 PM Drensdener: "Multiculturalism may sound warm and fuzzy in theory, but it is graduall.....
» 9/08/2007 11:27:30 AM "Feedriver. Yes of course its good information. The public need to know what is and i.....
» 8/08/2007 7:28:25 PM "when you move the simple jobs offshore, you disconnect part of the oz people from an.....
» 8/08/2007 4:59:17 PM I just buy whatever is cheapest. If the Australian product is of the same quality but more.....
» 8/08/2007 2:41:22 PM I kill animals all the time without stunning them. I know plenty of other people that do a.....
» 8/08/2007 2:39:05 PM Multiculturalism is the natural state of affairs on all large landmasses with lots of peop.....
» 8/08/2007 11:11:49 AM "For example, Animals Australia says that killing animals without stunning is illegal.....
» 7/08/2007 8:16:07 PM A solution to the problem of freeloading and compulsory unionism: http://www.ozpolitic.co.....
» 7/08/2007 7:38:33 PM "There is a very special Vet working in the Neverlands who has with the help of other.....
» 7/08/2007 6:32:26 PM Izzo I thought it was illegal to slaughter meat at home (ie without a licence etc), or is .....
» 7/08/2007 12:03:35 PM "A bullet between the eyes is the most humane. It's not very practical. Except mayb.....
» 6/08/2007 3:40:16 PM Celivia, nothing wrong with that. But do you know what the kindest form is? What makes you.....
» 6/08/2007 3:37:40 PM But what if a Muslim guy were to go fishing? Who know what odd things he might say while t.....
» 6/08/2007 3:10:11 PM The meaningfull result is not contrived. What do you think of this idea? http://www.ozpo.....
» 6/08/2007 3:07:26 PM I once watched a relative drain a few litres of blood from a horse. All it took was a neat.....
» 6/08/2007 10:55:48 AM The fact that it is ritualised is irrelevant. If it is done right, slitting an animal's th.....
» 3/08/2007 6:17:33 PM Also, suppose that one month after the election, everyone realises that the directly elect.....
» 2/08/2007 2:54:27 PM "If in a town of 10,000 people, most vote for 1 person, but place them as their 4, 5 .....
» 2/08/2007 10:20:47 AM Kalin that is a fundamental tradeoff in democracy. You delegate your voice to someone else.....
» 2/08/2007 10:11:59 AM "If you can't see the difference between my point of intentionally infecting someone .....
» 1/08/2007 4:08:56 PM Would it be possible for a plaintiff to make the distinction between intentionally and kno.....
» 1/08/2007 10:55:07 AM We wouldn't bother criticising the idea if we didn't think it was important. The trick is .....
» 1/08/2007 10:51:05 AM Almost one third of what we earn gets taxed and spent by the government. This is the highe.....
» 31/07/2007 8:37:00 PM "im presuming that OLDER bodies as mine would either have herpes or know better by no.....
» 31/07/2007 6:22:48 PM "The Howard rebate, that $600 per child is often gone in grog and poker machines on d.....
» 31/07/2007 11:27:12 AM What is the difference between knowingly and intentionally? That distinction would just ha.....
» 31/07/2007 11:23:47 AM Maybe it's one of those things that's only true if you really believe in it......
» 30/07/2007 8:07:30 PM In addition to what I posted above, effective government requires a team effort, not a doz.....
» 30/07/2007 3:21:12 PM "I don't think there's should be a legal responsibility for diseases that aren't pote.....
» 30/07/2007 10:51:36 AM Maybe they should be able to issue orders forcing people to get themselves tested if a car.....
» 30/07/2007 10:49:33 AM Interesting idea. There have been a lot of cases in the media lately of people knowingly s.....
» 29/07/2007 11:52:23 AM What do you think of the idea of voting by delegable proxy? http://www.ozpolitic.com/elec.....
» 29/07/2007 11:49:46 AM But the plan relies on the public paying far more attention and being far more informed. A.....
» 28/07/2007 7:15:01 PM How can you define the role of each minister by way of constitution? Every issue will cros.....
» 27/07/2007 11:31:27 AM "If you desire to have "common sense" used then you are free to pursue a re.....
» 26/07/2007 5:51:15 PM "You obviously canít get it, do you? I do get it. I just disagree with you. Got it? .....
» 25/07/2007 2:06:17 PM "Firstly, I would hesitate to say that new taxes would have less of an impact on the .....
» 25/07/2007 2:02:40 PM "but my issue is that many cannot and are wrongly denied doing so. Why is it wrong? .....
» 24/07/2007 1:05:02 PM James perhaps we should start a new thread to discuss taxation vs subsidies. "I'm no.....
» 24/07/2007 1:03:47 PM "Australia is not a democracy. We havenít even the right not to vote. And the prefere.....
» 23/07/2007 12:54:34 PM James, the sustainability party is interested in endorsing independent candidates for the .....
» 23/07/2007 12:47:30 PM "THE $350.00 WAS IMPLEMENTED TO SEEK TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE STANDING AS A CAN.....
» 23/07/2007 12:43:43 PM James what do you think of this party: http://www.ozpolitic.com/sustainability-party/sust.....
» 20/07/2007 3:59:14 PM We have more than enough mechanisms in place to prevent political parties from successfull.....
» 20/07/2007 3:55:17 PM "An independent candidate has to fork out his own campaign cost, a candidate who is a.....
» 13/07/2007 2:39:26 PM You think every party and unaffiliated group of candidates represents some kind of standov.....
» 13/07/2007 12:13:50 PM Roughly 95% of Australians vote above the line in the senate. This makes voting far easier.....
» 13/07/2007 11:06:57 AM "either this is a science-based discussion, in which the accuracy of the predictions .....
» 12/07/2007 2:15:45 PM What an absurd argument to make on a politics forum. Not being able to predict the future .....
» 12/07/2007 10:34:02 AM We have a few hundred years of coal left, then there's shale. More than enough time do som.....
» 11/07/2007 6:30:57 PM Land releases are a bad idea. You don't want an LA style sprawl as has been promoted recen.....
» 11/07/2007 6:23:38 PM We obviously can't join the EU, but if Asian nations start forming free trade blocks, peac.....
» 6/07/2007 5:19:35 PM Australia had compulsory student unionism until recently......
» 5/07/2007 5:07:05 PM http://www.ozpolitic.com/electoral-reform/compulsory-unionism.html So what is the gover.....
» 3/07/2007 5:17:37 PM Hindsight is always 20-20. No point kicking yourself when your crystal ball fails you......
» 2/07/2007 10:04:17 AM avoiding terrorism: http://ozpolitic.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1183184822.....
» 22/06/2007 12:59:52 PM As far as I know, jurors are given very explicit instructions by the judge, along the line.....
» 17/06/2007 2:39:12 PM Here is a powerpoint slideshow someone emailed me with photos of the storm: http://ozpoli.....
» 16/06/2007 3:08:07 PM A debit tax is a really bad idea. It is easy to avoid because it is a tax on one system of.....
» 7/06/2007 10:38:53 AM How much would it cost?.....
» 6/06/2007 11:58:35 AM Good to see the animal libbers up to their usual tricks......
» 6/06/2007 11:56:57 AM Is there anything interesting in those reports?.....
» 5/06/2007 12:18:21 PM http://ozpolitic.com/sustainability-party/kangaroo-law.html.....
» 5/06/2007 12:17:20 PM http://ozpolitic.com/sustainability-party/why-allow-whaling.html.....
» 5/06/2007 12:16:42 PM "Beached whales are on the increase." Do you have any evidence for this?.....
» 26/05/2007 2:34:18 PM "This means a reduction in use of 40% plus this year. To get a reduction of that magn.....
» 25/05/2007 7:48:27 PM "One the other hand some worthwhile things might miss out because other groups had be.....
» 25/05/2007 7:18:05 PM "Taxing would be unfair to lower income people, and there will a lot of them." .....
» 25/05/2007 3:53:55 PM "Introduce petrol rationing now. " Rationing has no place in modern society. Ta.....
» 25/05/2007 3:51:31 PM "Wouldnt it give us all a great sense of purpose if we shifted to direct funding.&quo.....
» 24/05/2007 4:47:35 PM "If the government got nothing out of the tax breaks why on earth would they give the.....
» 24/05/2007 3:28:16 PM Who cares? We shouldn't be worried about oil running out. The sooner the better. We should.....
» 24/05/2007 10:37:30 AM The current shortage of nurses has nothing to do with a shortage of people. Our current bi.....
» 23/05/2007 3:25:21 PM We have more than enough people for nursing, defence, police and other physical jobs. Most.....
» 23/05/2007 12:34:16 PM I think the TNT thing might be more to help move the carcass, which is much easier in smal.....
» 23/05/2007 12:28:27 PM "What about if bloody ethnic warfare or civil war breaks out in this country between .....
» 20/05/2007 9:30:01 PM Why we should allow whaling: http://ozpolitic.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1168478179/36#36.....
» 20/05/2007 9:27:43 PM If they are still alive they should be harvested, provided there isn't some health risk in.....
» 20/05/2007 9:22:49 PM Why not just establish a 'special' license for the area. Someone has to shoot the roos any.....
» 20/05/2007 6:26:57 PM Why try to stop them breeding when they are a valuable, sustainable resource?.....
» 20/05/2007 6:14:55 PM No it isn't worth it. Achieving the aims doesn't mean the aims are worth achieving, or wor.....
» 18/05/2007 6:15:43 PM Did you all know that roo is banned in California? There is a bill before the parliament t.....
» 18/05/2007 6:12:17 PM What ideology, what morality?.....
» 18/05/2007 6:11:08 PM Why we should allow whaling: http://ozpolitic.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1168478179/36#36.....
» 15/05/2007 11:22:00 AM Like all politicians, Howard likes to claim credit for a booming economy that has little t.....
» 15/05/2007 11:21:26 AM The Howard government has been a pretty poor economic performer. The total tax burden as a.....
» 3/05/2007 4:28:49 PM "That statement proves you don't understand feedback loops. I hope you were never inv.....
» 3/05/2007 4:25:21 PM Here you go: http://ozpolitic.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1168478179.....
» 2/05/2007 4:27:35 PM "It will because the demand will reduce each year and match supply." No. The de.....
» 2/05/2007 4:14:56 PM Whales are a sustainable source of food......
» 1/05/2007 6:09:50 PM "What is the point of including it in your party's manifesto in the first place if it.....
» 27/04/2007 5:30:27 PM "It all hinges on his definition of science, if that is not semantics, then I need a .....
» 26/04/2007 5:27:45 PM "Unless freediver is playing semantic games, then this seems patently false." I.....
» 25/04/2007 4:30:46 PM Are you going to tell me what you personal elephant is? If you don't explain yourself to o.....
» 25/04/2007 4:30:21 PM "What is your stance on refugees? We don't have one. I think that the major parties .....
» 24/04/2007 6:00:29 PM I have added a policy on the dodgy 1st home owners grant. Also, please forward this on to .....
» 23/04/2007 5:54:22 PM Ludwig, if you are interested please send me your email addy, and what state you are from,.....
» 22/04/2007 6:03:27 PM Sustainability Party of Australia Expressions of interest are sought for a new political .....
» 20/04/2007 9:55:12 AM Democracy can also involve plurality rule, not just majority rule: http://www.ozpolitic.c.....
» 20/04/2007 9:53:09 AM The UK doesn't actually recieve a whole lot of rain. What matters with rainfall is not the.....
» 19/04/2007 9:49:49 AM http://www.ozpolitic.com/articles/population-sustainability.html.....
» 9/03/2007 9:41:34 AM PALEIF, can you give me some references for that info on growth rates and size issues. The.....
» 7/03/2007 11:26:33 AM I buy Kangaroo meat all the time. The roasts are great and I use kangaroo mince isntead of.....
» 5/03/2007 6:45:23 PM Racism is when you unfairly discriminate against a person based on race, ethnicity, religi.....
» 20/02/2007 10:22:04 AM Even prisoners get Halal meat: http://ozpolitic.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1171642343.....
» 20/02/2007 10:18:27 AM Hemp farming is legal in Canada, and has just been legalised in the US: http://ozpolitic......
» 15/02/2007 12:12:00 PM Is Howard losing his touch? http://ozpolitic.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1171239408.....
» 15/02/2007 12:10:29 PM Sure he has the right to do it. Just like he has the right to sit on his arse all day drin.....
» 12/02/2007 9:32:33 AM Some articles about the possible merger: http://ozpolitic.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=117002946.....
» 4/02/2007 4:56:25 PM Never mind if that's the case. It's just that it always seems that when people are discuss.....
» 3/02/2007 4:50:42 PM Rational discussion of evolution and science: http://ozpolitic.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1167.....
» 3/02/2007 4:49:22 PM "Sorry Freediver I could not confirm your claim the UK is going to force Intelligent .....
» 3/02/2007 4:41:59 PM "Interesting comment Bugsy. Most people would not agree I guess, because they donít e.....
» 1/02/2007 1:33:20 PM I wonder if anyone noticed that the UK has done the right thing and moved evolution out of.....
» 29/01/2007 3:21:26 PM QLD has ditched plans for a referendum and are going ahead with water recycling: http://o.....
» 27/01/2007 12:15:38 PM The problem with biofuels: http://ozpolitic.com/forum/YaBB.pl?num=1169519086.....
» 18/01/2007 11:46:40 AM """the entire scientific community accepts the theory of Evolution and agre.....
» 18/01/2007 11:44:05 AM "I also think that the theory of common descent would be quite easy to falsify. It ha.....
» 12/01/2007 4:02:55 PM "the entire scientific community accepts the theory of Evolution and agrees it is ent.....
» 12/01/2007 2:54:20 PM No it hasn't. What you describe is making a bunch of observations and coming up with an ex.....
» 12/01/2007 2:37:59 PM "For every person who tries to define them, someone else will come along and express .....
» 12/01/2007 2:37:08 PM Wow, here i was thinking this site is heavily moderated, but I see it's just a personal at.....
» 9/01/2007 1:18:00 PM You raised some interesting points so I have added two sections to the FAQ for you. ".....
» 9/01/2007 10:30:21 AM http://www.ozpolitic.com/green-tax-shift/green-tax-shift-FAQ.html.....
» 9/01/2007 10:29:13 AM "Our tax system is already among the most complex in the world - I see no point in ma.....
» 9/01/2007 10:04:28 AM Actually, the theory could easily be adjust to take that into account. That is the main en.....
» 9/01/2007 9:27:07 AM "Also, many bacteria possess mechanisms for incorporating foreign genetic material wi.....
» 9/01/2007 9:25:33 AM "there are still plenty of 4WD's getting around" That doesn't mean that the tax.....
» 9/01/2007 9:21:38 AM Ludwig: "The history of humanityís awareness and development of the understanding of.....
» 9/01/2007 9:20:15 AM OK I will try to keep this brief. Those post limits are giving me the shlits. So Apologies.....
» 8/01/2007 9:20:19 AM Ludwig, I got blocked from posting here again so I put my response here: http://ozpolitic.....
» 7/01/2007 4:41:52 PM You shouldn't have posted that - there is a limit on the number of posts too lol. Go her.....
» 7/01/2007 2:10:14 PM "It may effect some usage for some people, but I canít see it happening to the extent.....
» 7/01/2007 2:07:51 PM Some of them are 'applied science' ie applying the technology or knowledge that science ha.....
» 7/01/2007 1:10:35 PM "Freediver,I'm just trying to view the world from your religious perspective." .....
» 7/01/2007 1:02:18 PM Bull: "I wonít like it, but it will not change how I live." Well, petrol price.....
» 6/01/2007 6:03:52 PM "Freediver, the theory of evolution does not deny or disprove religious beliefs.".....
» 6/01/2007 6:01:16 PM "but most likely will only impact on the poor the most" You'd be surprised how .....
» 6/01/2007 2:59:32 PM "Evolution has fossil,genetic,evidence,and logical hypothesis to back up it's credibi.....
» 6/01/2007 2:00:39 PM bull: "Energy conservation or efficiency is one thing but suggesting we just use les.....
» 6/01/2007 1:59:27 PM Ludwig "But with a rapidly increasing number of Ďper-capitasí, this is not going to .....
» 5/01/2007 4:08:50 PM The easiest and cheapest way to reduce emissions is to reduce energy consumption. The chea.....
» 5/01/2007 3:00:28 PM http://www.ozpolitic.com/evolution/evolution-not-scientific-theory.html Evolution should .....
» 22/12/2006 11:56:17 AM I'm going to be putting up an article on OzPolitic with some electoral reform ideas for QL.....
» 21/12/2006 9:49:20 AM "The international economic system is based on constant growth in production Ė and th.....
» 16/12/2006 5:33:27 PM I suspect it is just a type of 'cultural momentum.' For many generations it has always bee.....
» 16/12/2006 3:36:53 PM Q: At what point should a populace take it upon themselves to overthrow a clearly corrupt .....
» 16/12/2006 3:35:04 PM If we keep increasing the population then war will be inevitable. Having lots of men for .....
» 15/12/2006 2:23:59 PM Our government has recently started handing out money to new mothers to encourage a baby b.....

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