Welcome to John August : Permutations

Religion

Mar 16, 2019 |
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A look at votes in NSW on secular issues, and the influence of the religious lobby, and a...

Sep 21, 2015 |
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Back in 2008, I had an on-line debate with Greg Clarke who was the then-director of the Centre...

May 03, 2015 |
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Trying to get a handle on the diversity of reactions, ideas, the fair and the unfair, the...

Sep 27, 2014 |
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An edited version of this article has been published in the Spring 2014 issue of ...

Aug 17, 2014 |
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This document has been scorned by many as merely an anti-semitic exercise. For Umberto Eco,...

Jan 13, 2014 |
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This article originally appeared in the Winter 2011 issue of the Australian...

Jan 13, 2014 |
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I originally wrote this back in January. Gaza has flared up again. In addition to the work...

of interest

May 18, 2022 |
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This is the text of a speech I gave to the Ryde-Hunters Hill Flora and Fauna Preservation Society on the 7th of May. I was asked to comment on environmental issues, and...

Apr 30, 2022 |
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I'm receiving multiple similar emails from different people about the same set of causes. Sites like getup.com , dogooder.com and advocacysender.com These sites offer to...

Apr 21, 2022 |
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Here's the speech I gave recently to the Eastwood Chamber of Commerce on the 11th of April. At the time, I made the point of recognising that there can be good people in...

Dec 26, 2021 |
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Why am I not a skeptic? Well, at least, why am I not a part of organised skepticism, as claimed by the so-called Australian Skeptics, actually the NSW branch of...

Jun 29, 2021 |
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Jordan Peterson - the person, his works, his impacts

Jordan Peterson is a professor of Psychology at the University of Toronto. A controversial figure, he has...

Mar 15, 2021 |
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Taking a look at "Froth Flotation" the technology mentioned, but not explained to my satisfaction, around Broken Hill

Some years ago, I visited Broken Hill. It is...

Feb 01, 2021 |
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Taking a look at Al-Jazeera coverage, and the conspicious absence of some events overlapping between Australia and Qatar.

While visiting my Aunt in Wollongong,...

Nov 26, 2020 |
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I’ve long been interested in Chomsky’s writings, but I could always see good and bad in them. I’ve struggled to understand foreign policy and how the US fits in. It’s...

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