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924 Welcome to America

Welcome to Trump's America

933 Ayn Rand and Atlas Shrugged

Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged" and "Objectivism" are not welcome in liberal circles

932 Spirituality and Intellectual Honesty

Spirituality and Intellectual Honesty is a talk at the KFA about whether spirituality can be considered secular 

931 Transcendental Meditation

Jerry Seinfeld: "Meditation gives you energy."

930 Keef and Life

I revisited Life by Keith Richards, what a blast

929 Waves

Waves to soothe your mind, by Warren Keelan

928 Krishnamurti and Belief

What is it with belief ... is it good to have a belief?

927 Osho, the Bhagwan

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh is at the centre of a Netflix series about a utopian commune in Oregon, USA: Wild Wild Country

926 the Voice of God

The movie Hacksaw Ridge sheds light on what may follow when asking God for a sign

925 Krishnamurti and the fresh, young mind

J. Krishnamurti extols the virtues of the fresh, young ... indeed the empty mind

924 Dogs bite

Want to get a pet dog for your family? This blog is for you

923 What's our government's debt?

It's budget time and people are discussing whether to have tax cuts or a reduction in government debt ... so, what's our government's debt? And what does it mean?

922 "I am that girl"

When "no" means "yes", under the law

921 Christianty, warts and all

A terrific podcast by Sam Harris with everything you wanted to know about Christianity 

920 Father Bower and Manus & Nauru

A welcome voice shouts out loudly agains our government's mistreatment of refugees on Manus & Nauru

919 Geoffrey Rush / King Lear / #MeToo

Geoffrey Rush as King Lear runs into a #MeToo controversy

918 The Destruction of George Street, Sydney

Something horrible is happening: The heart of the City of Sydney is being destroyed

917 Mother and baby

Some mothers are allowed to rest after they had a baby

916 Trying to find happiness?

When it comes to happiness, ask Latin Americans

915 China and Falun Gong

The incredible story of China's treatment of Falun Gong

914 China and the Uighurs

China and Uigur woman Rebiya Kadeer

913 Moderation

What value moderation?

912 Free Will

Is Free Will the Sixth Sense?

911 Block Calls

This is excellent advice from WIRED, how to block calls on your iPhone

910 Death

This is a subject matter we all have to deal with at some time … why not now?

909 Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking was the man responsible for my awakening to science and cosmology

908 Is Bitcoin a bubble?

Is Bitcoin a bubble? Yes? No?

907 Autonomous Vehicles - AVs

The world is in for a car-quake - autonomous vehicles will reshape society

906 Inhumane Australian Policy

How Australia came to be so inhumane

905 Joyce and morality

Are we allowed to moralise around Barnaby Joyce?
Oh yes

904 What are you watching

What are you watching these days?
We're watching Babylon Berlin, a stupendously good show

903 Seinfeld / White House

What was Jerry Seinfeld doing at the White House?
Shmoozing with Sir Paul

902 Me Too revisited

Bill Maher takes a look at how Hollywood deals with issues raised by the Me Too campaign

901 Social Media is everywhere

Social Media is everywhere ... it must be good

900 Krishnamurti: The wasting of energy

To bring about change, we need energy
don't waste it

899 A Colossal Atom

This is a photograph of one atom

898 The Rolling Stones and I Got You Babe

This is what happens when the Rolling Stones like somebody else's song

897 Trucks with lights

What do truck drivers in Japan get off on?

896 Cars, now and then

Jerry Seinfeld loves his cars
here's what came before the cars of today

895 MeToo

Their time is up, a 'karmic earthquake' is shaking the world

894 The smartest way to spend tax dollars

What is the smartest way to spend tax dollars?
To invest in pre-schooling ...

893 Intergalactic Life

Should we be glad when/if we find intergalactic life? No.

892 Caterpillars by Igor Siwanowicz

As if from a different world, 
caterpillar photos by Igor Siwanowicz

891 Factfulness

This is my new favourite word:

890 Living with Robots

What will it be like living with robots?
Sam Harris, Kate Darling

889 Fire and Fury

The shocking thing about this book is that we knew all of it and that all of it is true
Donald Trump

888 Life is Worth Losing

George Carlin at his very devastating, 
devious and genius best

887 Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas, happy new year, have wonderful holidays and just keep on getting more stuff in 2018
Oprah Winfrey, Bill Maher, George Carlin, stuff

886 Consciousness and science

A terrific podcast by Sam Harris: Consciousness and the Self
with Anil Seth

885 Climate Disruption

The world as we know it has ended