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» 27/01/2024 1:01:20 PM The bottom line is that all of us must live according to present day community standards. .....
» 27/01/2024 12:38:54 PM I was born here. I am part of this country. I belong here. I don't need anyone telling me .....
» 7/01/2024 1:31:22 PM The tardiness of the human race is at least interesting. The collective view is slow to ch.....
» 6/01/2024 2:44:23 PM Almost all of us have a biological need to procreate. This exceeds any thought of conseque.....
» 5/01/2024 12:54:46 PM Nobody is asking why? We all have instincts to do all sorts of things. Why are harmful ins.....
» 24/12/2023 12:15:02 PM I can only respond in this way. To have a worthwhile goal is laudable? To plan carefully .....
» 22/12/2023 1:44:02 PM Has he shown any genuine change in his mental outlook? If not, that is of extreme concern......
» 22/12/2023 1:29:50 PM War helps to keep the population down. Disease is also a kind of war, and helps to keep th.....
» 21/12/2023 1:18:05 PM If we go on as we are, we will need more and more energy to support our burgeoning lifesty.....
» 21/12/2023 1:02:49 PM Instead of complaining, why not make a positive contribution? Do something to correct the .....
» 16/12/2023 1:55:38 PM Nine years? And she wasn't pushed out? That says STABILITY, in capital letters......
» 8/12/2023 12:22:31 PM Whether or not it is the law, the effect of a change to, or a re-evaluation of a law, need.....
» 7/12/2023 9:14:24 PM So the high court made a decision which caused the release of many potentially harmful per.....
» 7/12/2023 8:57:20 PM Is Alan Jones really so influential? Are his principles so profoundly truthful and realist.....
» 4/12/2023 12:29:03 PM As is usual, the problem arises because people don't use reason to control and direct inst.....
» 4/12/2023 12:02:36 PM He survived. He reproduced. So his life was successful. The question is: as he lived life,.....
» 1/12/2023 12:17:20 PM A fascinating look back to the times that were. But it is too narrow a look? And in any ca.....
» 27/11/2023 12:14:43 PM Are we in a mess? Can you see what must be done? Then step forward and do it. Moaning and .....
» 18/11/2023 2:55:50 PM The attitude of the 'losers' to the success of the NO vote is, I think, to be abhorred. We.....
» 18/11/2023 2:21:36 PM This is an example of what happens when a small group sets themselves aside from the main .....
» 15/11/2023 2:34:15 PM I should have added: Rarely does a conflict have one side which is absolutely right, and t.....
» 15/11/2023 2:18:45 PM We are all different, and birds of a feather will always flock together? So we have a mult.....
» 13/11/2023 4:56:25 PM That all sounds very war-like and aggressive to me. But how do we proceed in life? By havi.....
» 13/11/2023 2:41:59 PM Human nature leads people to engage in strange behaviour. They can follow their instincts,.....
» 13/11/2023 1:01:42 PM No system is perfect. There will be faults and outages in the best of them. Businesses mus.....
» 10/11/2023 12:49:33 PM When two groups are in conflict, the best way forward is to negotiate peacefully? But huma.....
» 30/10/2023 12:37:07 PM As always, the best cure for boredom is truth. Go back to truthful principles. For example.....
» 27/10/2023 9:21:29 PM Please let me be equally irrelevant. I think the bible was an attempt to explain the origi.....
» 27/10/2023 8:45:55 PM 'Reconciliation' is misleading and irrelevant here. I have never had an argument or disagr.....
» 16/10/2023 12:25:23 PM Australia should not get involved. We need to set a good example of how a successful democ.....
» 15/10/2023 4:04:47 PM I think it desirable that we have a change of government now. However, I worry about where.....
» 15/10/2023 3:46:18 PM People talk about sovereignty. Which is the 'power' to govern. But power comes from streng.....
» 15/10/2023 2:02:19 AM Now that the dust has settled. The Voice? What was it? We needed to know three things. Wh.....
» 6/10/2023 2:07:25 AM Peter is not some all-embracing 'Mr-Fixit'. His word is not the law of the land. He is mer.....
» 6/10/2023 1:43:18 AM As always, it is a double sided coin. When doubtful claims are accepted without question, .....
» 3/10/2023 8:47:09 PM And I disagree about ownership. Ownership has always involved control. And this requires c.....
» 3/10/2023 8:31:32 PM In 1945, when reparations were 'set-up', the matter was current. The people directly affec.....
» 3/10/2023 4:59:23 PM Just a point. What proof do aboriginals have that they 'own' the land? Can they prove they.....
» 3/10/2023 4:35:02 PM A comment on an above comment link.... The other side of the story is that the financial i.....
» 3/10/2023 1:18:57 PM On a relevant Voice matter.... I was looking carefully and I am sure I saw peter move. But.....
» 3/10/2023 10:56:17 AM As an aside.... I am waiting for someone to point out the word should be 'informally'. Thi.....
» 3/10/2023 10:48:04 AM Adversarial views are popular. One team against another. But there is only one team. Ours......
» 28/09/2023 8:00:18 PM Let us get a few things straight. I have never stolen any land from anyone. And I would al.....
» 27/09/2023 3:36:12 PM The real problem is the lack of truth. People have constructed a 'framework' to their liki.....
» 27/09/2023 12:28:05 PM There are at least two persons in my life who are categorised as 'difficult' by others. Ju.....
» 26/09/2023 7:05:14 PM I had had a hard day. I had spent it running personal errands of all kinds. Including appo.....
» 26/09/2023 4:54:16 PM If anybody thinks our governmnets were hiding in dark corners, thinking up dastardly plots.....
» 24/09/2023 1:51:37 PM 'I had written him a letter....' A lot of nicely written arguments here, but they do not s.....
» 22/09/2023 8:01:20 PM Re: that 'lawless terra-nulla' thing. Long long ago some men travelled from the north. The.....
» 22/09/2023 4:16:55 PM I see the 'yes' campaign as akin to a steam locomotive travelling at high speed down a sha.....
» 22/09/2023 1:31:25 PM Natural law is part of matter itself. It has always existed. It is continuous. And 'might'.....
» 22/09/2023 1:11:42 PM Life is so full of surprises, and interesting twists and turns, that I fail to see why som.....
» 21/09/2023 5:40:29 PM Let's talk. 200 plus years ago 'Australia' was invaded and a new group took control. Wheth.....
» 21/09/2023 4:42:21 PM We change the natural world to suit ourselves. But we must be wary of making too many chan.....
» 21/09/2023 4:01:46 PM Comments on comments on comments... Thank you for being so frank. Pity you were not 'earne.....
» 20/09/2023 11:22:31 PM I feel compelled to make a few more comments on comments. Quote: Proportionally, we are th.....
» 20/09/2023 4:14:31 PM We should delve in to the concept of racism a little more perhaps? There are many differen.....
» 20/09/2023 3:18:36 PM I think this is a very negative article? It leads us nowhere. The yes/no proposal on the t.....
» 11/09/2023 9:03:07 PM Recently, I watched a Tv program about foreign operatives acting 'undercover' in Australia.....
» 3/09/2023 2:22:03 PM When I sit back and look at the farce which is 'the voice', 'cartoons' come to my mind. An.....
» 3/09/2023 1:33:07 PM So Peter has a belief now? That means he thinks something is more likely than not to be tr.....
» 2/09/2023 4:06:53 PM A few of the lies: Local aboriginals have lived here for thousands of years? No they have.....
» 1/09/2023 6:41:48 PM Religion is a personal thing. It should not be exhibited blatantly in public? In private, .....
» 1/09/2023 6:05:10 PM I watch what they do, and how they do it. Over time I form an opinion of their ability. As.....
» 16/08/2023 11:10:58 AM I don't see sport as being a fight to the death contest. But it seems to be going that way.....
» 12/08/2023 5:35:26 PM Thank you for reminding me. When I was at school, we were taught that the original inhabit.....
» 12/08/2023 12:22:13 PM So little Johnny Smith, whose grandmother, six generations ago, was aboriginal, is born wi.....
» 11/08/2023 8:34:31 PM Analogies are approximations, or indications, of something. They are not meant to be point.....
» 11/08/2023 4:02:46 PM Somebody doesn't understand ownership? When we say we own something, it means we have (exc.....
» 11/08/2023 10:01:15 AM two hundred and fifty years ago, the then existing population lost its tenuous control of .....
» 11/08/2023 4:21:09 AM Please don't mix up the physical body with the mind. (brain) The physical body changes rad.....
» 11/08/2023 3:32:46 AM We who are alive are the sole custodians of this land. We are the ones who directly or ind.....
» 9/08/2023 3:50:23 PM It is wrong in principle, and it is wrong in fact. So of course thousands will rally again.....
» 9/08/2023 12:37:56 PM I find I simply cannot resist this comment. People turn up at 'yes' rallies do they? Surel.....
» 9/08/2023 12:30:12 PM What's to be done? We have a government determined to entrench racism in the constitution......
» 8/08/2023 7:10:40 PM As the months have rolled by, I have been made aware that almost endless bad behaviour has.....
» 6/08/2023 5:04:35 PM I watched Kamala Harris talking briefly about slavery. Her lack of understanding was almos.....
» 6/08/2023 4:57:42 PM There must be a distinct separation between church and state. The state should always prev.....
» 14/07/2023 12:37:22 PM This is all a bit dramatic? But voting is not about emotion: it should be based on logic? .....
» 13/07/2023 2:23:58 PM Religion is a man-made concept. You won't find the rest of the animal kingdom going to chu.....
» 10/07/2023 6:05:47 PM Apparently, there are things that need to be done to improve outcomes for a particular gro.....
» 8/07/2023 10:50:33 PM Quite recently I knew a man who lived locally. He was older than I. He was 'learned'. He w.....
» 8/07/2023 4:41:50 PM I have been reading the rambling explanations of the 'yes' campaign. And yes, they are ram.....
» 8/07/2023 3:55:27 PM Are you reading older books to find out what makes people tick? (the word 'tick' is out of.....
» 7/07/2023 1:35:48 PM Can somebody PLEASE give me just ONE good and valid reason why we should put race related .....
» 7/07/2023 4:06:17 AM I am still to hear just who it is wants the change. Names? Numbers? I have yet to hear jus.....
» 7/07/2023 3:44:35 AM What I find most frustratingly boring is how the same news is re-presented over and over. .....
» 7/07/2023 3:13:04 AM My view is that the suggested change to our constitution, to include a section based on ra.....
» 6/07/2023 1:38:07 PM I was thinking about mobile phones. A phone has a processor, and is in fact a computer. Ad.....
» 3/07/2023 1:47:12 PM I could have added that schools are places where children learn the skills necessary to li.....
» 3/07/2023 1:08:13 PM I wrote this before I read the other posts. Quote: The state does not determine what is go.....
» 2/07/2023 4:16:29 PM One thing that needs attention is time? But that I mean the time taken to report a perceiv.....
» 2/07/2023 3:28:27 PM One thing common to all religion is that it divides people. Where there is forced division.....
» 2/07/2023 3:04:45 PM To whom it may concern: There are those who cannot get rid of the idea that life is contin.....
» 30/06/2023 1:36:16 PM I am sure there have always been people like Christopher Columbus and his ilk. Those who w.....
» 29/06/2023 9:31:59 PM When one proceeds thoughtfully and carefully in life, there is ample opportunity for exper.....
» 29/06/2023 4:36:34 PM You are caught in a web of superstition and fear? It is hard to break out of it? But you m.....
» 29/06/2023 4:19:24 PM I suppose we could explain it thusly. Our friend Joe says: 'It is exciting to live on the.....
» 29/06/2023 3:55:43 PM What I do understand is the waste caused by those who insist on exercising their 'rights'......
» 28/06/2023 5:50:48 PM My sense is that when they are really up against it, or when their backs are truly to the .....
» 28/06/2023 1:54:55 PM Quote: ...but provided they cost no one anything... But that doesn't happen does it! There.....
» 27/06/2023 2:01:41 PM NO ONE should undertake a dangerous activity, unless there is a strong reason to do so. It.....
» 22/06/2023 5:05:12 PM Many witty posts are contributed by many talented persons. I sometimes wonder if any of yo.....
» 16/06/2023 2:34:08 PM Best to stick to facts, and not overlay them with wild theories? When the 'accusation' was.....
» 16/06/2023 2:09:00 PM So what's the answer to our massive problem? Use coal and gas as fast as we can, and sudde.....
» 15/06/2023 12:38:59 PM Wow! Just when I thought life was a bit uneventful, along comes Bettina. Riding a white ch.....
» 10/06/2023 12:30:42 PM One should note that carefully thought out and well worded responses are better than the m.....
» 9/06/2023 1:12:32 PM I am over it. But I accept it is part of daily life right now. I know full well that the .....
» 9/06/2023 12:45:31 PM Even though our world runs mostly on reason, or it should, this has to be backed up by bru.....
» 5/06/2023 3:08:28 PM Education is necessary. We must pass on accumulated knowledge to the new generation we hav.....
» 4/06/2023 1:48:31 PM This is a grand opportunity for Peter. If he can campaign fearlessly, and take the people .....
» 3/06/2023 3:57:51 PM The conflict in that area has been going on for a LOOONG time. It has become a part of nor.....
» 3/06/2023 3:15:55 PM I suppose I have to say it all again... We can be reasonably sure that about 250 years ago.....
» 2/06/2023 3:24:36 PM War is not a free-for-all. There are sensible limits. Defending yourself against those who.....
» 1/06/2023 4:48:54 PM In our modern world, 'knowledge' which is fed to people is decided more by the need for mo.....
» 31/05/2023 1:32:45 PM Much ado about nothing? Developing a means of treating Covid was sensible. Making it avail.....
» 30/05/2023 1:37:21 PM My thought for the day? The splendid thing about those who contribute to opinions is that .....
» 30/05/2023 1:11:32 PM It is called a feud. And they do it because they derive benefit from it. They are crafty. .....
» 29/05/2023 3:15:55 PM When I post, I address my remarks to the original article, or to the trend of the comments.....
» 29/05/2023 2:38:50 PM The world we live in is a physical and practical one. Our reality should be based on this .....
» 28/05/2023 4:16:23 PM What do I think about those who seek a 'voice'? Those who call themselves 'first nations' .....
» 28/05/2023 3:56:30 PM Let's be clear about something. The concept of a god is man made. The truth is there is no.....
» 27/05/2023 1:12:17 PM A governing body is necessary for our society, and we choose its members. If they are of p.....
» 27/05/2023 12:39:51 PM It appears someone doesn't like covid vaccines. I wonder if their distaste applies to othe.....
» 26/05/2023 3:15:00 PM We notice Stan because he insists we notice him? He wants to stand out? He sets himself ap.....
» 25/05/2023 12:10:21 AM I was reading Mr Grant's outpouring of what amounts to grief. It is full of passion. But e.....
» 24/05/2023 4:20:38 PM Quote: 'And while we may not be individually or collectively responsible for the sins or a.....
» 24/05/2023 4:04:31 PM When I was reading the article, I noticed, amongst the phrasing, instances of uncertainty,.....
» 24/05/2023 2:05:32 PM I wrote this BEFORE I read the other posts. I did this so I used only my own ideas. I wrot.....
» 24/05/2023 1:15:46 AM I doubt the veracity of that statement. I don't know by how much, but I do know the effici.....
» 24/05/2023 12:47:07 AM My thinking is that wisdom is a bit more than knowledge gained by experience. Having knowl.....
» 23/05/2023 8:26:21 PM Back on topic. Sort of... I liken the voice to a fake credit card. You need a card? We wil.....
» 23/05/2023 1:35:10 PM We need to unlock energy to live. Coal is a source. Whether we burn it ourselves, or sell .....
» 23/05/2023 1:14:53 PM I should add that we all need escapism. So; well written fiction is valuable. The stories .....
» 23/05/2023 12:55:59 PM Write a book. Why do that? Why would I read a particular book? How long does it take to re.....
» 21/05/2023 11:50:49 AM Quote: We already said sorry for things that our forebears and the crown did, and we are s.....
» 20/05/2023 9:08:31 PM Were Russia all that capable, it would go in and finish the job now. Why isn't it doing th.....
» 20/05/2023 8:50:52 PM He is a human being, and an Australian. He needs to be treated with due respect. Perhaps t.....
» 20/05/2023 2:24:08 PM Slightly off topic, but talking of past generations... Only those who are alive can make .....
» 20/05/2023 11:46:47 AM I agree with the thrust of the article. The government is somehow unconvincing in its appr.....
» 16/05/2023 2:57:09 PM To clarify: I thought it obvious that 'harmful persons' meant those persons who steal or r.....
» 14/05/2023 6:26:09 PM Moira Deeming: This is an example of someone thinking and acting in a way she shouldn't in.....
» 14/05/2023 2:39:22 PM If you favour allowing your instinctive behaviour to override your logical and reasoned be.....
» 13/05/2023 2:22:52 PM Towns and cities came about for a reason. They are convenient and efficient. All services .....
» 13/05/2023 1:38:38 PM It always takes two to tango. When boy meets girl, and they engage in intimate conversatio.....
» 10/05/2023 12:57:08 PM From the little I know of Jerry, I would say he LIVED. He was active and involved througho.....
» 9/05/2023 12:31:08 PM As I see it: To combat inflation, interest rates are raised. This means those with lower i.....
» 9/05/2023 12:11:59 PM The alternative, SECRECY, can and does hide objectionable decisions and actions by those i.....
» 9/05/2023 11:55:20 AM Firstly, I don't think he wrote the letter. It doesn't have the right 'flavour'. Secondly,.....
» 8/05/2023 8:50:42 PM Whether 'Australia' was occupied or not is of no consequence. The white settlers moved in .....
» 7/05/2023 4:56:08 PM And just because it is true, I must also add... When I see persons grieving, I am moved. I.....
» 7/05/2023 4:12:34 PM When a person dies, his senses die with him. He sees and hears and feels no more. But thos.....
» 6/05/2023 10:31:32 PM None of you know what it was like 250 years ago. You weren't there then, and neither was a.....
» 6/05/2023 3:23:30 PM It was how the world worked back then. And it still is to a large extent. Bullying and bru.....
» 6/05/2023 2:52:45 PM Firstly, get it quite clear in your mind that religious beliefs are a product of man. They.....
» 6/05/2023 2:07:30 PM Instead of living in a story world, why not live in a real world? A world where there are .....
» 4/05/2023 2:09:19 PM I wish people would stop living in the past. Most of what happened more than two hundred y.....
» 3/05/2023 9:00:45 PM When I read this, my first thought was: 'pie in the sky'. My next thought was: 'now let's .....
» 26/04/2023 1:35:24 PM Not having all the facts about something can lead to many different 'opinions'. So instead.....
» 21/04/2023 10:06:28 AM It seems to me some persons spend a lot of time considering effects rather than causes. Ef.....
» 19/04/2023 5:00:32 PM We have the natural world around us, driven by chemical reaction and heat. These result in.....
» 19/04/2023 4:22:47 PM I see many persons are taken in by 'scams' each year in Australia. That worries me. It see.....
» 13/04/2023 8:23:55 PM It appears no one wants to say a word. But perhaps you should? My sense is that the person.....
» 13/04/2023 6:47:06 PM How do we define 'aboriginal'? One way would be to look at their ancestral mix. Go back sa.....
» 12/04/2023 3:41:01 PM I haven't read all the posts this time, but I do have just these few thoughts... Trump cou.....
» 12/04/2023 11:09:45 AM I have a sense that people are tired of all the discussion about 'the voice'. But it is a .....
» 12/04/2023 10:53:00 AM There should be two sides to this discussion. The other one is: 'how to live well and so a.....
» 11/04/2023 8:25:17 PM And regarding Mr Julian... It appears he only likes democracy when it agrees with him. He .....
» 11/04/2023 8:11:39 PM But we are all Australians. Should we then not all be acknowledged in the Constitution? Wh.....
» 11/04/2023 7:34:40 PM I would like to make some comments, but I fear I might offend. Were I brave enough to make.....
» 10/04/2023 7:29:26 PM There seems to be a lot of doubtful language floating around in the posts. Is it really ne.....
» 10/04/2023 3:56:17 PM When we say China, we really mean its leadership? This changes, occasionally. I really don.....
» 10/04/2023 3:40:15 PM Recently, I saw what I believe to be a couple from another country dressed as if they were.....
» 10/04/2023 3:34:20 PM Something else we should keep in mind. We all live at least two lives. Broadly speaking, w.....
» 10/04/2023 1:30:55 AM I am sorry if I seemed abrupt before. What I was trying to say is that I don't see humans .....
» 9/04/2023 10:34:36 PM If we have any responsibility at all, it is to encourage and enable all citizens to know t.....
» 9/04/2023 5:44:38 PM Major upsets in other countries should concern us. Think of it as two families further dow.....
» 9/04/2023 5:24:02 PM The first thing is to face facts. Just what are we. We are a coordinating intelligence whi.....
» 8/04/2023 12:35:30 PM Those who run on emotion will probably vote yes. Such persons are easily swayed. Those who.....
» 7/04/2023 2:53:07 PM ttbn: Thank you for the link. I agree with 90% of what is said there. But it doesn't go fa.....
» 7/04/2023 2:13:44 PM I am certainly biassed against those who live in a fantasy world, and try to inflict their.....
» 7/04/2023 12:24:27 AM I refer to the following: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-04-06/forrests-lose-bid-to-buil.....
» 7/04/2023 12:05:11 AM Let's look at the facts. A small group in Australia wants something. To get it they need a.....
» 6/04/2023 2:33:18 PM I had a thought. Let us ditch the monarchy, and install the 'first-australians' as a new r.....
» 6/04/2023 1:30:35 PM All very alarmist and encouraging of doubt. But the reality is different. Yes, there are a.....
» 4/04/2023 12:55:47 PM Thank you Paul1405. I knew there must be humour buried somewhere in these pages. And you s.....
» 4/04/2023 12:00:51 PM It seems to me there are a great many 'opinions' here based mainly on emotion. Facts are n.....
» 4/04/2023 11:42:32 AM There are a lot of like-minded fellows here, all patting each other on the back. But are t.....
» 4/04/2023 11:20:35 AM I thought I might add a few thoughts about Mr Dutton, as he has been in the news a bit lat.....
» 3/04/2023 12:59:11 PM It is all a matter of communication. The liberal party is still based on sound objectives .....
» 3/04/2023 12:47:21 PM Back in the sixties, we got rid of a section of the constitution which treated some people.....
» 2/04/2023 3:03:44 PM I could have added that no one has any 'rights' unless such rights are guaranteed by the s.....
» 31/03/2023 12:22:29 PM Just another thought or two.... In this kind of forum we should welcome alternate views? T.....
» 31/03/2023 12:12:01 PM Thank you for the link. It was informative, even though a bit negative. I think the writer.....
» 30/03/2023 12:32:59 PM I have stopped listening to Mr Albanese. He is not making sense. Especially when he talks .....
» 13/03/2023 3:41:11 PM It is worth remembering that the land owner repaired the crossing in previous years. This .....
» 12/03/2023 9:23:33 PM Ayers Rock didn't need a new name. I still call it Ayers Rock, and think of it that way. D.....
» 12/03/2023 9:17:47 PM Survival is our strongest instinct. So sex is the most important of the three. We need it .....
» 12/03/2023 9:12:12 PM Those assessing laws, and drafting new laws, should remain entirely neutral. Having precon.....
» 12/03/2023 8:54:07 PM I suppose I was more concerned with the concept that he was beholden, via the law, to a fa.....
» 11/03/2023 9:37:12 AM This is a serious issue. It should be treated as such? Perhaps I should have quoted from t.....
» 10/03/2023 2:55:31 PM I draw your attention to the following: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-03-10/heritage-ac.....
» 9/02/2023 3:30:24 PM If a person cannot live without religion, that means he has not yet learned to think logic.....
» 9/02/2023 3:06:52 PM I did some more thinking. Recently, I heard a well known journalist on Tv. It is relevant .....
» 9/02/2023 2:51:53 PM Changes to laws are meant to change how people act. A law will REQUIRE people behave in a .....
» 7/02/2023 1:00:14 PM I see Jacinta Price advocates 'ears' rather than 'voice'. A very very sensible comment. Bu.....
» 18/01/2023 3:45:51 PM For the record, Atheism is about truth. I imagine a True Atheist sees religious people as .....
» 18/01/2023 3:09:47 PM Arguing amongst ourselves about who pulled the plug out of the bottom of the boat, or who .....
» 17/01/2023 3:54:37 PM I see Australia Day as having no useful significance. We are all taught that the British l.....
» 15/01/2023 12:38:42 PM When something finds its way in to the public arena, it becomes 'common knowledge', and av.....
» 14/01/2023 3:03:51 PM And I thought I was the only one awake on a saturday afternoon. ^_^ I am pleased to find t.....
» 14/01/2023 2:35:34 PM Successful democracy depends on the people. When they understand its benefits, they will n.....
» 14/01/2023 1:49:08 PM I have a great many thoughts about a great many things. So expanding a little on what I sa.....
» 13/01/2023 6:35:45 PM All this negativity doesn't sound right to me. Fortunately too, 'generations' are not clea.....
» 13/01/2023 5:55:37 PM I like the 'keep it simple' principle. When someone sends me a message, surely they have g.....
» 13/01/2023 12:03:25 PM https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-01-13/dominic-perrottet-digs-in-amid-nazi-costume-storm/1.....
» 10/01/2023 12:02:27 PM It occurred to me that I am, perhaps, being a little unfair. I didn't say how important it.....
» 10/01/2023 10:52:21 AM It is clear a lot of thought has gone in to this article. It is a pity that it comes acros.....
» 5/01/2023 11:46:03 AM Somewhere, deep down, Putin realises he has bitten off more than he can chew. So he is on .....
» 4/01/2023 7:33:12 PM I see it partly as a failure to educate the young about democracy. And largely an inabilit.....
» 4/01/2023 6:38:29 PM He tried to do what he thought was right. Clearly, he was aware of his limitations. Even t.....
» 4/01/2023 1:17:30 PM We lack universal teamwork. Teamwork means we all follow the same plan. Doing so requires .....
» 4/01/2023 12:23:50 PM I know only what I have read about him. Based on this, I did not approve of the way he liv.....
» 25/12/2022 4:54:09 PM Back in the real world, I doubt leaving a message at the door is illegal. And one must rem.....
» 23/12/2022 4:08:20 PM It is not wrong to leave a bible at someone's front door. It is, however, a stupid thing t.....
» 23/12/2022 1:40:49 PM The following could be seen as negative criticism of the article. It seems to me the artic.....
» 12/12/2022 12:05:24 PM I did. And still nothing. ^.^.....
» 9/12/2022 12:36:26 PM We cannot look in to the mind of each voter. We cannot appreciate how each one came to his.....
» 9/12/2022 11:59:22 AM This is not a practical concept. One might as well try to ban breathing and thinking. And .....
» 8/12/2022 1:35:18 PM You are looking at this from the wrong end. Start at the beginning. Several separated grou.....
» 6/12/2022 5:13:21 PM This is one of those rare times I must say: 'methinks thou protesteth too much'. None of u.....
» 6/12/2022 4:29:16 PM It seems to me the voting age should coincide with the age an adult assumes legal responsi.....
» 6/12/2022 3:35:26 PM We need education at all levels. It provides us with the know-how to make life easier and .....
» 5/12/2022 12:50:19 PM Somebody is trying to convince a majority that they have a need for change. The government.....
» 5/12/2022 11:58:07 AM It was wrong from the very start. People tend to think in terms of black and white? One of.....
» 29/11/2022 2:17:34 PM What is news? Is it just information about something which happens? Or is it more than tha.....
» 21/11/2022 12:23:38 PM As I see it.... We need energy for heating and cooking and transport and so on. When we c.....
» 19/11/2022 6:44:35 PM It is inappropriate to respond directly to another contributor? Entering in to dialogue in.....
» 19/11/2022 12:01:38 PM We see it clearly in the rest of the animal kingdom. There is a 'leader of the pack', and .....
» 17/11/2022 3:39:16 PM People seem to confuse the living with the dead? They talk about long past generations as .....
» 17/11/2022 2:38:46 PM The serious factor here is brute force. Any group can separate itself from its neighbours,.....
» 17/11/2022 1:33:05 PM Man needs food. And most of this comes from animal and plant life. Of necessity, as we gat.....
» 16/11/2022 12:42:28 PM In today's world, we have 'giants' in many spheres. In Industry, Science, Art, Entertainme.....
» 15/11/2022 1:13:50 PM I sometimes look back over my lifetime, and compare it to time which came before. History .....
» 11/11/2022 12:26:31 PM We need energy. The way we produced it in the past caused excess contamination of air and.....
» 8/11/2022 1:51:43 PM Quote: In August of this year, there were 487,700 people on the dole. That is a bloody dis.....
» 8/11/2022 1:29:44 PM A belief is something you have good reason to think is more likely than not to be true. Ma.....
» 8/11/2022 12:54:28 PM Look at the trend. In spite of wars and famine and pestilence over a very long time, we ar.....
» 7/11/2022 2:37:45 PM The article draws many deficiencies to our attention. I wish it would give more than an in.....
» 30/10/2022 2:03:59 PM We all need to keep an open mind. We can have very strong and well thought out views about.....
» 30/10/2022 1:42:10 PM I see mention of two sure-fire methods for ascertaining when a person is not telling the t.....
» 29/10/2022 10:02:19 PM Some people claim they have inalienable rights. They haven't. They certainly have inaliena.....
» 29/10/2022 1:44:13 AM I have a modest understanding of the Lehrmann/Higgins conflict. This is based on news repo.....
» 28/10/2022 1:34:17 PM I got to thinking a bit more about this. The deliberation of jurors is private. No outside.....
» 28/10/2022 12:53:14 PM In the first news report I heard, a juror's box of papers was knocked off the table accide.....
» 27/10/2022 4:01:38 PM We all belong to the human race. That is our team. Together, we have accomplished amazing .....
» 27/10/2022 1:31:19 PM " atheism is a set of disbeliefs " That is a very misleading statement. True at.....
» 27/10/2022 3:18:07 AM We all live different lives. We have a private life. We have a working life. We have a pub.....
» 27/10/2022 2:59:27 AM Dealing directly with those who are responsible for domestic violence is necessary in the .....
» 26/10/2022 2:25:28 AM True atheism and religion are both personal belief systems. They have that in common. But .....
» 26/10/2022 2:01:00 AM Opinions can differ widely. It is not so much individual opinions which matter, but an 'av.....
» 25/10/2022 5:43:37 PM A religion is a belief in a god. Religious people have decided there is a supernatural en.....
» 23/10/2022 5:53:53 PM There is no 'them' and 'us'. We are all here together. We are the same. We can pool our ef.....
» 23/10/2022 12:47:39 PM Life flourishes almost everywhere. I think life is inherent in matter. All life is driven .....
» 23/10/2022 12:22:28 PM I think every person develops a set of 'understandings', or 'principles', which guide him .....
» 22/10/2022 6:52:38 PM I must admit to a very slight amount of 'tongue in cheek' when I posted before. However, w.....
» 22/10/2022 5:59:42 PM There were times in the past where religion reached in to many aspects of personal life. I.....
» 22/10/2022 5:41:19 PM It is true we all have a set of personal principles which we use as a guide for decision m.....
» 22/10/2022 4:55:27 PM I thought it was obvious I was talking about voluntarily worn outfits, not those needed fo.....
» 22/10/2022 1:21:54 PM Have we answered this question? The short answer is never. Because law cannot control thin.....
» 22/10/2022 2:06:58 AM We need to look to our instinctive behaviour. Harming or killing another life form in defe.....
» 21/10/2022 1:14:42 PM As I see it.... What we think of as zero cannot exist. In reality, it is a position in tim.....
» 20/10/2022 2:55:04 PM Somebody wrote: 'I believe in life after death and I know for a certainty that I shall nev.....
» 20/10/2022 2:18:40 PM Whether we breed cattle or grow crops, there will alway be errors in reproductive coding w.....
» 20/10/2022 1:17:43 PM What do sin and zero have in common? Both are imaginary. Neither of them exist as a qualit.....
» 19/10/2022 9:01:38 PM I am reading responses with great interest. To the best of my belief, throughout history p.....
» 19/10/2022 1:19:18 PM It is pleasant to use words as a pathway to wander through time. And there are lots of wor.....
» 19/10/2022 4:24:31 AM I think we need to go back to basics. Nothing which happens is inherently good or bad, rig.....
» 18/10/2022 12:19:51 PM We can't help but notice difference. I cannot see any harm in taking an interest in a pers.....
» 18/10/2022 12:00:40 PM Trash talk can be entertaining, but it clouds any real discussion. Overall, the conversati.....
» 17/10/2022 2:18:05 PM I have heard people on televised forums express these same ideas: Your religion is a perso.....
» 17/10/2022 1:43:20 PM {Secular Australia is now openly hostile to its Christian roots. I wonder what they intend.....
» 16/10/2022 1:59:46 AM If we don't limit our inroads in to this planet's resources, we will cause our own extinct.....
» 16/10/2022 1:43:39 AM A couple of practical comments: Faith is believing something is true, purely because someo.....
» 12/10/2022 11:42:58 PM Extinction is natural. One species can grow to dominate a region, and push another out of .....
» 12/10/2022 11:10:39 PM Life is best lived with reason. Religion should never be illegal. However, it might well,.....
» 11/10/2022 11:40:05 AM I have said it before, but please allow me to say it again. The policies and principles wh.....
» 10/10/2022 12:38:57 PM Liz Truss: I am reminded of a cake that looks inviting. Nicely baked, healthy colour, a hi.....
» 4/10/2022 10:26:05 PM A belated comment. Thank you Foxy. I did read the article. I think the government can do a.....
» 4/10/2022 11:30:24 AM I am concerned when people express passionate views on a matter. We all run on instinct, a.....
» 2/10/2022 2:49:53 PM Mr Putin is safely entrenched. To remove him from power from outside his country would tak.....
» 2/10/2022 2:23:54 PM Just a thought.... Before we cast too many aspersions of those we elect to parliament, we .....
» 30/09/2022 9:07:20 PM I see that Queen Elizabeth is said to have died of 'old age'. That statement on her certif.....
» 30/09/2022 2:19:04 PM Whatever Mr Burke said, the primary role of any politician is to represent the views of hi.....
» 29/09/2022 9:55:41 PM I think we are all aware that not all persons are the same. Skin colour, features, stature.....
» 29/09/2022 4:30:52 PM To whom it may concern: Are you offering an opinion here, or are you trying to let off ste.....
» 29/09/2022 4:08:55 PM I don't think enough attention is being paid to this topic. The more I think about it, the.....
» 29/09/2022 12:30:24 AM I am going to assume that all I read in the news has a basis of fact. If so, it was a horr.....
» 28/09/2022 2:16:36 PM Just a final thought thought or two: I quote: 'While all this is true, Elizabeth was not .....
» 28/09/2022 1:29:23 PM It is time for reason to prevail. Time to put aside the idea of blaming people living toda.....
» 26/09/2022 2:26:18 PM Is it time for the big companies to get together and challenge the 'Mabo' decision? I thou.....
» 24/09/2022 1:53:44 PM I don't scrutinise money: I just spend it. Whose 'head' is on the money is of no consequen.....
» 24/09/2022 1:36:55 PM It is a matter of practical need. Do we need dozens of languages in the world? No! Best to.....
» 24/09/2022 1:18:32 PM I remember John Howard stating firmly on television: 'the boat sunk in Indonesian waters'......
» 23/09/2022 9:25:35 PM A few facts: (not directly relevant) 250 years ago, Australia was occupied by relatively f.....
» 23/09/2022 1:14:30 PM An interesting article which gives rise to much logical thought. For example: Religion of.....
» 23/09/2022 2:30:29 AM We didn't create the Monarchy, we inherited it. It was relevant for Australia when Austral.....
» 21/09/2022 8:45:14 PM I see 'royalty' as being paid employees of the people. They are not supernatural beings. T.....
» 21/09/2022 12:53:10 PM There is no reason to be quite so dramatic is there? Certainly this is a situation which n.....
» 15/09/2022 11:36:55 AM As a follow up to Is Mise's comment (he is the most powerful man in Britain , bar none.) .....
» 14/09/2022 1:07:10 PM The reality is that people like being 'looked after'. To service this need, a dominant per.....
» 13/09/2022 1:25:52 PM I don't understand why some want to treat atheism and organised religion as if those two t.....
» 12/09/2022 3:15:53 AM An interesting and thought provoking article. My only criticism is the use of the word 'th.....
» 12/09/2022 2:51:10 AM Does this mean that the attitude of any large group of people ebbs and flows in a predicta.....
» 10/09/2022 9:54:30 PM Why am I here. I have been pondering. And the short answer is: 'I don't really know'. But.....
» 10/09/2022 5:11:15 PM There are persons living in australia who are descended from a race which predominated her.....
» 10/09/2022 2:42:07 PM When someone describes something to us, their description usually compares the unknown wit.....
» 10/09/2022 2:27:06 PM To Rhian: I have been looking for some notes I made about a Ms Higgins. So far, those note.....
» 9/09/2022 5:02:26 PM To JP and others. We are not here to enter in to debate. We are not 'jockeying' for some .....
» 9/09/2022 4:42:46 PM Let's get something clear. We are not material: we are intelligence. We are the output of .....
» 9/09/2022 3:13:52 PM I don't quite understand why the discussion has become about an entity referred to as a go.....
» 8/09/2022 3:35:20 PM Just another thought or two. Around us is matter. We are made of it. It moves constantly. .....
» 8/09/2022 3:10:22 PM I think we all have some understanding and awareness of who we are. This leads to a person.....
» 7/09/2022 4:11:33 PM I am always asking 'why?' What has led to an apparent difficulty? So let us not talk about.....
» 7/09/2022 3:39:43 PM Matter has intelligence. We are a natural product of matter. The question should be: why i.....
» 6/09/2022 5:50:54 PM I think these comments are relevant to this discussion, albeit indirectly. I observe many.....
» 6/09/2022 4:43:40 PM I think we need to think about what it means to 'own' property. It means that someone is i.....
» 19/06/2022 3:27:42 PM I rather think we have grown up? Australia no longer needs to be 'tied to the apron string.....
» 19/06/2022 3:05:35 PM I did not read all the posts this time, so others might already have said that: Julian has.....
» 19/06/2022 2:40:43 PM For better or worse, these are my observations: So called aboriginal persons are generally.....
» 2/06/2022 6:11:38 PM Over many thousands of years, man developed a multitude of tools and devices as he became .....
» 25/05/2022 4:26:52 PM I cannot see why primary votes are sometimes seen as having 'grand' significance. We have .....
» 20/05/2022 12:41:26 PM I have long thought that we should not have 'parties' at all. We should vote for the most .....
» 29/04/2022 2:24:17 PM I think some of the suggestions in the article are unrealistic. That is because they would.....
» 27/04/2022 12:56:10 PM In war, each side fights for a different reason? The aggressor is hellbent on theft. He w.....
» 27/04/2022 12:19:29 PM Written very quickly. I am sorry for the inconsistencies. An innocent remark revealed a l.....
» 26/04/2022 10:16:35 PM The recent Scomo incident is interesting. I have been waiting for someone else to comment......
» 26/04/2022 9:57:28 PM I hereby express an opposing point of view. My opinion is that anzac day should cease. I c.....
» 16/04/2022 2:08:59 PM I don't see the Liberal Party as a dead loss simply because it has a 'leader' who is less .....
» 15/04/2022 12:54:34 AM Long ago I would talk sometimes to a man who was very well versed in computers. University.....
» 14/04/2022 2:44:58 AM The party.... We need to know: What are the real differences in the political parties and .....
» 13/04/2022 4:05:13 PM We have to face this fact. Politicians are going to find a way to give 'plum jobs' to thos.....
» 13/04/2022 3:28:07 PM The problem is well defined and explained. But does it have a solution? Is Putin stepping .....
» 13/04/2022 1:52:45 PM On a lighter note.... When I first saw the title of this article, I had to bite my mental .....
» 13/04/2022 1:39:38 PM It was a clear majority, of members, which made the decision at the UN General Assembly. I.....
» 13/04/2022 12:20:51 PM Step back and look at the bigger picture....? To separate oneself from a harmful person i.....
» 11/04/2022 11:46:21 AM To 'thinkabit'. I also agree with you in principle. But in practice, local representatives.....
» 11/04/2022 11:21:05 AM This is my six penn'oth.... from a man's point of view.... A 'woman' is a human who is me.....
» 11/04/2022 10:24:44 AM A few further thoughts. Shall we be logical? Then consider this. A red blooded male enjo.....
» 10/04/2022 11:28:13 PM I am very much afraid you are Wrong. Wrong with a capital W. But I enjoy reading what you .....
» 10/04/2022 4:41:37 PM These are my (new) conjectures.... We need to remember we are two things. An intelligence.....
» 8/04/2022 10:55:13 PM A few comments about 'ownership'. Nobody owns anything, unless they can defend their need .....
» 8/04/2022 9:39:06 PM Quoting GrahamY... To suggest we are neither male nor female for the first 6 weeks is just.....
» 8/04/2022 5:48:59 PM The more I think about it, the more I am leaning towards the idea that the translation is .....
» 8/04/2022 5:41:02 PM Assuming the translation is correct, he is clutching at straws. And not doing a very good .....
» 8/04/2022 2:40:42 PM Once upon a time we had cottage industies. Then we moved to having centralised places of w.....
» 8/04/2022 1:08:47 PM A few more thoughts.... Long long ago, woman were, of necessity, the home makers. There wa.....
» 7/04/2022 1:52:51 PM We are all conceived as female. At about six weeks?, approximately half of the foetuses sw.....
» 7/04/2022 12:57:37 PM It seems to me that neither side is motivated by reason. It is all instinct, and more inst.....
» 6/04/2022 3:21:59 PM Expressing a point of view peacefully is one thing. (it is integral to the working of demo.....
» 6/04/2022 2:48:14 PM mhaze.... I think we all noticed errors like those you have pointed out so wisely. Provide.....
» 6/04/2022 2:08:15 PM John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 November 22, 1963), often referred to by his initi.....
» 6/04/2022 12:57:11 PM I think democracy works most of the time. The majority of australians are clear thinking a.....
» 4/04/2022 3:06:16 PM Yes. In primaeval times, it could well have been a useful 'side effect', which 'thinned th.....
» 4/04/2022 2:22:16 PM I suppose I had better comment again. One can take a series of facts about this conflict, .....
» 4/04/2022 1:32:46 PM War results in death and destruction. So all wars have that in common. The details vary of.....
» 3/04/2022 11:36:31 AM Thank you Bronwyn for encouraging the healthy and powerful thoughts being expressed on thi.....
» 2/04/2022 2:14:25 PM I deliberately avoided mentioning nature at work. How a burgeoning world population must s.....
» 2/04/2022 1:56:50 PM A few comments.... The world is overpopulated? It could not support us all as hunter-gathe.....
» 30/03/2022 10:15:11 AM Let's talk about heterosexuals and homosexuals. Everyone else seems to be. What is a pers.....
» 28/03/2022 5:57:52 PM And one more thing. No one comes back to life. Once the brain ceases to function, and degr.....
» 28/03/2022 5:33:14 PM I once postulated to a friend that homosexuality was nature's way of curtailing population.....
» 28/03/2022 5:03:43 PM Mr Individual: I seriously don't want to enter in to debate. But I must comment on the gen.....
» 28/03/2022 3:51:52 PM 'Individual' .. in reference to your last sentence.... However desirable this might be, hu.....
» 28/03/2022 3:00:56 PM This is what I think. I think the truth of the following is self-evident....^_^ People mus.....
» 28/03/2022 1:45:39 PM In all societies, there are groups. They form out of what passes for common interest. Some.....
» 26/03/2022 3:00:08 PM I think this much is obvious. NATO is not frightened of Russia. It is not cowering in the .....
» 25/03/2022 3:14:13 PM I am reasonably sure that a thread of truth runs through all the news we hear about Ukrain.....
» 25/03/2022 1:20:49 PM I know people like to let off steam, but really now? Can we not express opinions without b.....
» 25/03/2022 11:45:09 AM I think Putin waited until he was sure 'the west' wouldn't interfere with his planned inva.....
» 21/03/2022 10:23:31 AM One could argue the pros and cons for hours. And get nowhere. This one said that, the othe.....
» 20/03/2022 2:44:06 PM Topics will 'twist and turn' as successive opinions are expressed. I see this as a natural.....
» 18/03/2022 10:21:36 PM We all discriminate. It is part of our survival kit. To say otherwise is absurd. We do it .....
» 17/03/2022 12:58:35 PM One more tiny thought. I know my latin is dusty. (rather than rusty?) But my eyes popped o.....
» 17/03/2022 12:51:19 PM Just as an 'aside'. I checked the url at the start of this 'article'. It works perfectly f.....
» 15/03/2022 11:59:50 AM Things which are inviolable and constant are truth and logic. One cannot change the these,.....
» 14/03/2022 11:44:47 AM Alan B. Please be assured their ARE those who can visualise your situation, and sympathise.....
» 14/03/2022 11:28:40 AM https://www.news.com.au/entertainment/tv/current-affairs/kari-lake-vs-liam-bartlett-60-min.....
» 11/03/2022 12:47:23 PM It worries me when one man is allocated so much attention. Surely Mr Morrison is the spoke.....
» 11/03/2022 12:20:11 PM https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-02-02/whoopi-goldberg-apologises-for-saying-holocaust-was.....
» 13/09/2021 7:43:45 PM Let's get back to basic principles. We will assume that people can think and are also reas.....
» 21/08/2021 8:42:09 PM Examining truth is always a good way to smooth over the bumps in life. And the truth is; a.....
» 9/08/2021 1:09:05 PM I am not for or against Cuomo: I am merely saying that due process must be observed. We sh.....
» 8/08/2021 2:39:07 PM I can almost not believe what I am reading. President Biden condemned Cuomo for alleged pa.....
» 15/03/2021 3:55:03 PM A few further comments: When Meghan talked about 'racism', it was just like someone 'pulli.....
» 12/03/2021 9:36:02 PM I quote: In the case of Christian Porter it can be clearly seen that he may have not met t.....
» 10/03/2021 5:22:34 PM I watched Harry and Meghan. I admired the way they were dealing with their adverse circums.....
» 10/03/2021 10:51:47 AM I somewhat disagree with a previous comment: 'There is no point to a planet without human .....
» 9/03/2021 6:52:01 PM It makes interesting reading, but this is all assumption and speculation. As far as I am a.....
» 8/03/2021 12:29:41 PM I read these 'columns' with great interest. I have noticed that some responses can be a bi.....
» 8/03/2021 2:39:03 AM I found this article to be forthright and thought provoking. I had already written somethi.....
» 25/02/2021 1:56:13 PM Everyone has a brain for planning, and a body for working. To survive, we must have suitab.....
» 22/02/2021 5:50:05 PM The human race has been much the same for hundreds of thousands of years and more? Our str.....
» 21/02/2021 3:16:53 PM As I read the first part of the article, I decided the effect of 'drugs' was akin to reboo.....
» 21/02/2021 1:50:11 PM Racism. It is simple really. It is instinctive for us to dicriminate against difference. C.....
» 3/02/2021 7:45:06 PM When I read articles like this, I am always struck by the fact that it is symptoms which a.....
» 3/02/2021 2:01:39 AM I am inclined to the view that, at least in the short term, having different cultures livi.....
» 2/02/2021 11:42:03 AM There is something alarmingly wrong with the original article? As well as inaccuracies, th.....
» 1/02/2021 6:10:14 PM I deliberately wrote this before reading through the other comments. My response is both '.....
» 1/02/2021 3:56:52 PM Just a further comment about training. (being taught) It is likely that the need for schoo.....
» 1/02/2021 3:25:31 PM I got to thinking more about this. Deliberately ignoring the umpire is not only illogical,.....
» 1/02/2021 2:43:22 PM I am paraphrasing Socrates, and the many others who put forward the same idea. 'Know Thyse.....
» 31/01/2021 2:39:56 PM There are many instances of poor behaviour around the world. People rally, and deal with t.....
» 28/01/2021 3:14:41 PM The people there are not stupid. As I recall, there was a referendum. A majority of them m.....
» 28/01/2021 12:19:06 PM We should know about the past, and learn from it. But people are very human, and forget de.....
» 28/01/2021 10:20:24 AM I don't think this is a place of debate? Rather it is a place to express opinion? However,.....
» 27/01/2021 4:41:48 PM Margaret Court is entitled to express her lawful views peacefully. And it is perfectly in .....

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