Saturday, October 02, 2010

The new age pharissees

We know as a culture when we are moving backwards..... when lawmen behave fanatically ,Geoffrey Robertson and the NSW govt 

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

The temptations of temporary power

Been great to hear the independents speak freely about concerns in their areas . But how far should they push for change when we believe in taking much advice and voting TOGETHER for change .Any change in the consititution is after all completely dependent on consensus,  and that clearly is in question with unpublished agreements made with at least 2independants.
 As the prominent libertarian Shaw acknowledged , the great danger of great evil is still made in the name of the best intention . The admirable intention to recognise injustice to the original inhabitants is not,  in our tradition , to  allow their descendants to make further claims on us . Not permanent property claims anyway.   Opportunity and temporary custody to lease ,  are the "rights", if there are any  . Can we give away what's not ours. can 2 or 3 people offer what is not theirs to give ? ( Leviticus 25:23.)

Friday, July 16, 2010

The temptations of Raw Power

Been greatly enjoying reading Dreams of my Father by Barack Obama. His forefathers weren't alone in seeking power in the predictable ,superficial  pedantry of mere and more raw power.  Good on them though , for trying to make the system work and to Obama for reminding us that the groaning will continue - however well we work together!
I just pray a new generation of young people will , instead of hitting their heads against some big brick walls that never move,   discover some less obvious ways to tap into what really works .

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Celebrate - The Australian Parliament gets it right about rights

Well done team !!!!! In a move destined to not please the worryers and the pedants , "the progressives" and all those still stuck in some old school of mere description.
The Aussies have this April led the way in the West  by going beyond the superficial appeal of a bill of rights to see its silly sentiment.

Instead of concentrating on crime , the focus of the courts would have been on categorizing it.
Without hearing the solid substance of the sin , the courts would stuff up soundly sentencing it .
Again well done