Good journalism is important for society and has achieved much. I am grateful for that. On the other hand, journalism gets a bad name from some questionable conduct. Aside from rude and stuck-up journalists, of whom I have met a few, there is 'irresponsible reporting'. This article is a probably an example. I say 'probably' because I don't know the full facts. I assume that the … [Read more...] about Alex Rowan’s Digest 21 Jan 2018
PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder has existed since the first war was fought. Shell shock was the name for it in WW1, in WW2 it was known as battle fatigue. The term PTSD first appeared in third edition of The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) published by the American Psychiatric Association in 1980. Doctors who lobbied for its … [Read more...] about PTSD Coach Australia App
Our society, which has has long been a patriarchy, undervalues and underestimates the value of women's contribution. One example is business: Business Gender Diversity Solved: More Women Means More Profits What to do? Simple. Seems so. Britain has a Special Forces unit called the Special Reconnaissance Regiment (SRR). This is the 'most elite' unit in the British … [Read more...] about Alex Rowan’s Digest 8th Jan 2018
Before I kick off with the main points of this article, I will cover some background issues/disclaimers/disclosures: I am not a current, nor former member, of any police force. I do not have, and have not had, any relatives in the police, though a cousin (by marriage) was the Chief Justice of Queensland until July 2014. He is now the Governor of Queensland. Some … [Read more...] about Why We Need To Support Our Police
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?
Do you know the real story behind David and Goliath? Like most people, you probably think you do... Think again. PS: If you haven't heard of the story about the combat between David and Goliath, or want a refresher, then please see Wikipedia here, or the About.com page here: David and Goliath - Bible Story Summary. David is seen in popular culture as being the … [Read more...] about Most People Think They Know The Truth About David And Goliath – They Don’t