Nature provides an antidote to the violence of human life.
Nobody forces us to fall in love or to feel happy or sad. Why then do we blame others when we take offence?
In response to Andrew: You're entitled to your opinion as a conservative to oppose Marxism, or leftism in general. But get your facts straight.
When a member of parliament prefers their party's view to that of their electorate democracy has flown out the window.
However, beyond the facts of this particular conflict and company, the incident also highlights a broader issue which receives too little consideration: the role and responsibilities of multi-national companies doing business in zones of armed conflict.
The notion of ‘deicide’ in Christianity lies at the heart of the anti-Semitism of European Christian societies - sites of numerous Jewish pogroms over the centuries.
The Hunger Games demonstrates just how complex moral problems can be. It demonstrates how there may be many peaks on the moral landscape.
And there is more! The Landmark courses are not about selling, motivation or even self-improvement. They are about making the world work better.
Would the absence of a senate seriously affect Australia's democracy?
Fundamentalism is a widespread problem. It often manifests in a religious context - making it highly visible - but there are plenty of secular fundamentalists too.
While I might have refined my views and moved slightly to the left over the years, Foot remained fixed on his far-left vision until his death from a pulmonary aneurysm in 2004 at the age of 66.
While Bob Campbell has been a political activist of the Left for fifty years, his memoir is a ‘warts and all’ account of a life spent searching for truth and fighting for ideals.