Archive for the tag "agriculture"
About 300 years ago, like a smouldering kapok pillow, a massive revolution began its slow burn. A scientific revolution. A social political revolution led by great minds. Newton, Spinoza, Locke, Voltaire, Rousseau, Diderot, d’Alembert, Montesquieu. Hume. Robert Burns. Thomas Payne. The Age of Enlightenment surged on and rational, egalitarian thought swept everything from its path. Except religion, of course. You’ve got to give […]
Posted: 27 August, 2013 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, History, Life, politics and government, Religion, values.
Tags: agricultural revolution, agriculture, australian election, Australian Values, civiilization, civilisation, d'Alembert, democracy, Diderot, Egypt, elections australian politics, Enlightenment, French Revolution, Hobbes, homo sapiens, Hume, Locke, mankind, Montesquieu, murdoch, news, News Corp, News Limited, Newton, politics, Rights of Man, Robert Burns, Rousseau, Spinoza, suffrage, Thomas Payne, Timor Leste, Tunisia, values, Voltaire
Some sort of tax cut or money or something reported in economic news this week and a lobbyist is hired to represent the American peoples interests in Washington
Posted: 22 October, 2010 in Australian Values, comedy/humour, Economics, Education, environment, Life, Media, Medicine, politics and government, US Politics, values.
Tags: agriculture, alternative energy, comedy, consultant, crime, economic values, Economics, energy, environment, exports, foreign relations, housing, humor, humour, imports, lobbyist, Medicine, money, nutrition, Onion, Onion News, Onion News Network, political values, politics, poverty, tax, tax cuts, the arts, the national debt, The Onion, values
Rory Sutherland: Life lessons from an ad man
Posted: 9 October, 2010 in comedy/humour, Economics, Education, environment, fun, History, Internet, Language, Media, Medicine, politics and government, values, Video.
Tags: ad man, advertising, agriculture, Ataturk, cell, comedy, Economics, economy, Education, entertainment, environment, Frederick the Great, hummer, humor, humour, hybrid, Internet, Life, marketing, Media, Medicine, mobile, potato, press, Prius, Prussia, Rory Sutherland, social media, TED, TED talks, value, values, Video
It’s enough to make you want to just give up and forget it all and look at some funny cat video.
Posted: 17 November, 2009 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, comedy/humour, Culture, Guantanamo/Hicks, History, Immigration, Iran, Iraq, Life, lolcats, politics and government, Racism, Religion, Science, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: 60s 70s, 80s, 90s, agriculture, Australian Values, Barnaby, Britney, Burma, christianity, climate change, CO2, coal lobby, democracy, democratic values, Enlightenment, farmers, freedom, global values, global warming, government, hinduism, Indonesia, Industrial Revolution, Iran, Islam, israel, Joyce, judaism, LOL, lol cats, lolcats, love, methane, Obama, palestine, paris, peace, political values, politics, privacy, Racism, Religion, religious values, rights, Rudd, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, tiddlywinks, Turnbull, values, xenophobia, Yemen, zenophobia
What Joe Public thinks about carbon pollution reduction schemes is, “Just FIX it, okay. It’s all too complicated for me and I’ve other things to worry about.”
Posted: 11 August, 2009 in Australian Politics, Economics, environment, politics and government, Religion.
Tags: agriculture, aztec, carbon, carbon pollution, carbon pollution reduction scheme, central america, CO2, CPRS, Economics, EITE, emission trading scheme, environment, eschatology, ETS, joe public, Kevin Rudd, maya, Pascal's wager, Penny Wong, power, power generator, ritual sacrifice, Rudd, value add, value adding, virgin sacrifice, white paper, Wong