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Papers, reports commentary on Education as a vehicle of fairness, well being and collective prosperity

Four Corners “Cult of Horrors”

Australians need to understand the good, bad and ugly of our society. But journalism isn’t only about revealing what’s wrong. Even though media organisations who employ journalists often depend on this. Journalists need to work from the mindset; ‘make things right!’ Bet you, this would lift trust levels of journalists with their audiences! Continue reading

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The Anatomy of Peace – The Arbinger Institute

Good conversation with John (Cossie) Cosgrove, CEO of Arbinger Oceania. The Arbinger Institute has written two important books “Leadership and Self-Deception” and “The Anatomy of Peace”. They are good reads! The reason for my interest in Arbinger Institute is that … Continue reading

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Calvary – the movie… about ethical frameworks

http://www.abc.net.au/atthemovies/txt/s4031361.htm Father James is a good priest faced with sinister and troubling circumstances brought about by a mysterious member of his parish. Although he continues to comfort his own fragile daughter and reach out to help members of his church … Continue reading

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We need to understand the “Market”

A few weeks ago, in a discussion on media ethics and the formation of fairness, well being and prosperity in Australian society, veteran Journalist Ray Cassin strongly emphasised that if you want to understand media in Australia you need to … Continue reading

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Is journalism a “public service” or for “commercial ambition”?

http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/business/business-news/ethics-in-journalism-discussed-at-ul-conference-1-6115227 if Australian society is to become fairer, with greater well being and prosperity for all Australians, it’s vital that Journalists are clearly independent from the media organisations who publish their work. Obviously, the contract of engagement needs to recognise … Continue reading

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Big questions for Australians to think about

Australian society will constantly favour the rich and powerful unless middle class people who care for the vulnerable begin to rationally and intelligently think and become engaged in politics and economic structuring. This issue raised in the Conversation could begin … Continue reading

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Is this a dangerous idea that could change the world?

As I was reading and reflecting this morning, my mind went back to a recent “Q&A” held at the Sydney Opera House during the Festival of Dangerous ideas. An audience member Lisa asked the panel members, “What is the dangerous … Continue reading

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What makes life worth living?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UpUxIynUA7Q Andrew, a  good friend of mine sent me a link for a conference with Miroslav Volf to be held in Sydney next year. He’s not the first to recommend signing up. Knowing I had to respond, I started watching … Continue reading

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