Aussie Essays

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Antipodean Angst – part 10

Subversion as a tool To understand how a thing works you must understand the mechanics of a thing. The principles of subversion are ancient. Refining and adapting those principles to the era and the environment they exist in is more or less fine-tuning. Sun-Tzu, the Chinese military strategist was poking around roughly in 500BC andContinue reading “Antipodean Angst – part 10”

In a Time of Madness

It increasingly seems that we are living in a time of madness. Just when you think that the craziness that has come to mark the 2020’s could not get worse, it does. I am referring in large part Australia, and then in the interests of inclusion and diversity include the remainder of the world. AustraliaContinue reading “In a Time of Madness”

Antipodean Angst – part 9

Collective and Public Memory ‘Public memory was never short rather always selective.’ – Subharalin Thakuria ‘It’s easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled.’ – Mark Twain  Anecdotally, it is said that the public memory is no more than six months. How true that is entirely subjective to the peopleContinue reading “Antipodean Angst – part 9”

Antipodean Angst – part 8

The Business of Business There is a lot of importance given to business, globally and domestically, and the ways in which they operate, employ staff, and renumerate staff. There have been fundamental changes to all aspects of the ways business operates and the environments they operate in. While this has worked for the past thirtyContinue reading “Antipodean Angst – part 8”

Antipodean Angst -part 7

The Infiltration of the Public Consciousness ‘Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are pliable.’ – Mark Twain The public consciousness, or psyche, is predictable and anything predictable is subject to manipulation. So, what is meant by predictable? Simply put public opinion, or the public psyche, is predictable given the information input by various means. InContinue reading “Antipodean Angst -part 7”

My Dirty Little Secret

I have a dirty little secret and I’m going to share it with you. I love B-grade movies. I search for them and while some are simply awful trash, some are unappreciated gems. Anyone who has read my essays will find I refer to the movie Idiocracy from time to time as a humorous andContinue reading “My Dirty Little Secret”

Twainsplaining

‘What is joy without sorrow? What is success without failure? What is a win without a loss? What is health without illness? You have to experience each if you are to appreciate the other. There is always going to be suffering. It’s how you look at your suffering, how you deal with it, that willContinue reading “Twainsplaining”

Antipodean Angst – part 6

The Politics of Politicians ‘Political language … is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.’ –   George Orwell ‘An honest man in politics shines more there than he would elsewhere’ – Mark Twain The murky world of politics and the machinations of powerContinue reading “Antipodean Angst – part 6”

Antipodean Angst – part 5

Privacy – Fantasy or Reality What does privacy have to do with the health of our society? Privacy is, at times, a hotly contested concept, as it the right to privacy, how much privacy is warranted, and who is allowed privacy as a civil right. Additionally, the right for government to monitor population in whatContinue reading “Antipodean Angst – part 5”

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2 thoughts on “Aussie Essays

  1. Thank you for responding to my post! I enjoyed browsing your site! It seems we are on the same page of things we like to discuss and read! I will continue to follow your work!

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    1. Thank you.
      Even better is when we can agree to disagree. It makes things better. You have some interesting articles and points of view which provoke thought.

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