Does Australian Government surveillance bother you? Should it? Today, the Sydney Morning Herald writes: Federal government departments are using increasingly powerful cyber-snooping equipment to monitor the social media lives of millions of Australians. I am not going to comment on specific issues mentioned in the article. Instead, I will discuss broader … [Read more...] about Do You Worry About Australian Government Surveillance?
Way too often, I come across disturbing stories about the failure of mental health professionals. Here's such an account of how mental health professionals failed to correctly diagnose, and treat, a psychotic drug addict who then shortly afterward went on to kill a pensioner. Mother begged for psychotic drug addict son to be sectioned just days before he knifed a … [Read more...] about When A Psychologist Or Psychiatrist Or Counsellor Is Not An Expert
Poor parenting is a serious problem today. Parents have a huge responsibility. Much bigger than many realise. Have a read of this article: So are YOU posher than your parents? The key to social mobility is having a devoted and determined family It’s an interesting, moving and thought-provoking story. At the end, the author writes: "I had a lump in my throat as I … [Read more...] about Have You Overcome What Your Parents Did To You? (Poor Parenting)