Warning - this post is about A Serious Topic and this post is mainly Written In A Serious Manner. If you don't like reading about Serious Topics, just scroll on down to the next post.
I’ve only just recently heard of a book, published in 1972, called The Limits To Growth - so no I haven’t read it yet but yes I am definitely going to. In summary, this book contains several computer generated predictions for the future of the world, based on whether or not certain activities such as population growth, resource consumption and economic growth continue at their current rate. [Click link below to read more....]
On thebigsmoke.com.au today, my 2 cents about recent A-League supporters dramas..
The Power Of Words
There’s a saying often quoted to young children who speak their mind - “if you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all”. Maybe this good advice should be written into a sign-up pledge for users of social media services.
There’s a reason why facebook doesn’t have the much demanded ‘dislike’ button.
"It Seems Today That All You See..."
Why do we, human society, enjoy violent forms of entertainment? We all have different limits, and I consider my own tolerance level to be quite low, but even so I have always enjoyed classic style murder mystery novels and TV shows.
As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I don’t watch a lot of films, so when I do go to look for a DVD to rent I’m always amazed at the high proportion of films where the main focus of the entertainment is violence.
The 457 Visa Debate
*Warning – this is a serious post about something on The News. If you don’t like The News, just scroll on past*
Whether or not you have had any personal involvement with the immigration system, chances are if you watch The News on any channel you’ve heard of the 457 visa scheme. Every so often, politicians will take aim at the 457 visa scheme as a cheap way to score points on the topic of immigration.
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