Today, 26th January, is 'Australia Day' in Australia. A national public holiday. I quote from Wikipedia: "Australia Day is the official national day of Australia. Celebrated annually on 26 January, it marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at Sydney Cove by … [Read more...] about Australia Day 2018
I don't watch many videos online because of the time involved, however this 10 minute one caught my eye. Whether or not one agrees with him, Pat Condell is an extremely clever thinker with excellent oratory and public speaking skills. This video is about the criminal migrant element in Europe. I shared this with you today partly because the video is an excellent … [Read more...] about Commentary On A Highly Evocative Contemporary Thinking Issue
When I was young I was rotten on the inside. Nasty, disgusting, hateful and more. Why? Partly because of poor parenting; especially so in the case of my father. I had severe mental health issues from which I have genuinely* (*I do not take mind altering drugs - 'happy pills' etc) recovered today; so much so that I even count mental health professionals and doctors among … [Read more...] about Are You Disgusting On The Inside? If So, There Is Hope
Hey! This is a 'cute video'. It's fun too, however that is not my reason for highlighting it. The video of Peter the elephant shows that animals have 'person hood' - as such it should be harder to do bad things to them. Should be, however life is littered with examples of our 'lack of soul'. Because animals have been depersonalised in our society - religious teaching has … [Read more...] about What Can We Learn From The Piano Duet With Peter The Elephant?
Jacintha Saldanha was a nurse at the hospital where Kate Middleton was a patient during the early stages of her pregnancy in late 2012. Ms Saldanha took the initial call from two Australian DJs who were impersonating royalty, transferring someone pretending to be the Queen through to Kate's ward, so that they could obtain further information about the Kate and her condition. … [Read more...] about What Can We Learn From The Death Of Jacintha Saldanha And The ‘RoyalPrank’ Phone Call?