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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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Shaun Carney – “Beyond the Game – Is there a crisis in Australian Demcracy?”

Yesterday, 22/10, we held our AMEP Media Engagement lunch in Melbourne in the final event for our HOPETalks series for 2013. “Beyond the Game – Is there a crisis in Australian Democracy?” Shaun led a very good conversation, facilitated by … Continue reading

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What will guide Australia? “Dogma” or “free enquiry”?

This week I came across two media pieces. One was a Ted Talk by Dr Rupert Sheldrake, biologist from the UK, in which he talked about deeply entrenched conflict in the heart of international science. Sheldrake defines science as a … Continue reading

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Why AMEP?

Those of you who know me personally will know our passion for working towards a type of highly ethical journalism, and other media production, which we believe will strengthen relationships among Australians, and from Australians, relationships with others around the … Continue reading

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