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Human Folly

Humans have been blessed with attributes far exceeding those of animals yet as a species we seem to be hell bent on self-destruction and the destruction of the planet we inhabit. Considering our evolution, the urge to conquer and dominate as proven by history is deeply ingrained in our psyche. Sadly the development of the human brain seems to have been infected with an unknown ‘virus’ which in more recent times is creating havoc across the globe. For the purpose of this text let’s call the virus ‘moronic lunacy’. Sadly, rather than cohesion and cooperation the human species is

Australia / Australian Government / Concerned Australians / etc.

Dumb, Dumb and Dumber – Political Insanity

As summer approaches the days get longer and temperatures rise it seems that our Pollys are suffering from heat stroke and delusional aspirations when it comes to their latest brain snap. The Daily Mail reports Islamic extremists born overseas will be given a deportation ultimatum under a new Australian government plan. Foreign extremists will be given one month to enrol in a deradicalisation program or risk being deported, The Daily Telegraph reported. Community Protection Intervention Orders could be used to enforce bans and curfews on extremists, otherwise they will be at risk of having visas cancelled. Excuse me while I find

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Obvious Consequences

A life without conflict, a peaceful life, a life we respect and appreciate where everyone coexists in harmony. It seems that this is unattainable by humans under the current state of our existence. Today’s society has learned nothing from our past warmongering ways and it’s patently clear that only the weapons we use have become more sophisticated. On our current trajectory we humans, the only known intellectually advanced species in our solar system, who have been granted licence to live on this wonderful planet we call earth, are advancing by leaps and bounds toward self-destruction. Recent history has shown

About Australia / Grant Goldman Editorial / World War

Grant Goldman Editorial Wednesday 26 July 2017

WW I History & Poem The Great War, the war to end all wars; is once again a topic of discussion and is currently front of mind following a genuine and worthy suggestion from the Western Australian Premier;  that the Commonwealth of Australia embrace and dedicate, July 23rd as a Pozieres memorial day for all of Australia. July 23, 2018 should be officially declared Pozieres Day. The ABC reports the campaign to take the French Village of Pozieres began 101 years ago and as part of the larger battle of the Somme, which had started at the beginning of