Antipodean Angst – conclusion

Anyone who writes with conviction does so from the heart and in that they experience a journey of self. It matters little if it is fiction or non-fiction. What matters is the content and the intent of what is written. Writing this essay has taken a journey that spans my entire life and involves researchContinue reading “Antipodean Angst – conclusion”

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 1

Introduction ‘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, thatContinue reading “Antipodean Angst – part 1”