Archive for the tag "civilisation"
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.
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In a world on the brink of economic and environmental collapse the top US story is an anti-gay Baptist minister’s European gaycation with an internet rent boy
Posted: 9 May, 2010 in comedy/humour, Culture, environment, History, Life, Maths, Racism, Religion, Sex, The Daily Show, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: American values, bankrupt, baptist minister, BP, bungle, civilisation, comedy, comedy central, conservatism, conservative, Culture, Daily Show, default, democracy, environment, failed state, family research council, family values, friend of dorothy, gay, gaycation, gospel of jesus christ, Greece, Greek values, Gulf, History, homosexual, humnor, humour, hypocrisy, hypocrite, Jon Stewart, loan default, monotheism, oil spill, Rekers, Religion, rent boy, rentboy, Sex, sex education, terror, terrorist, Times Square, values
Less than two weeks after converging upon the site of a devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake, American anthropologists have confirmed the discovery of a small, poverty-stricken island nation, known to its inhabitants as “Haiti.”
Posted: 29 January, 2010 in Australian Values, comedy/humour, Culture, Education, History, Life, Literature, Media, politics and government, Racism, Sex, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: Australian Values, author, Catcher In the Rye, civilisation, comedy, crime show, Dominican Republic, earthquake, global values, government, Haiti, Hispaniola, humor, humour, J D Salinger, literary values, Literature, Media, phonies, politics, Racism, Sex, sex crimes, television, unknown civilization, values, Video
reat news from the USA! Atheism is on the rise. But never mind. Ruthless biblethumpers can still make their millions for a while.
Posted: 3 October, 2009 in Australian Values, Life, Religion.
Tags: agnostic, America, atheism, atheist, Australian religion, Australian religious values, Australian Values, baptist, Catholic, civilisation, civilization, ethics, Europe, Fox, Fox News, merit, morals, organised religion, organized religion, protestant, Religion, religious values, USA, values, worth
Stark as it may seem, we fear that the nadir Western Civilisation may reach the northern hemisphere well before it comes down under. You think that’s a nadir? Now that’s a nadir! We have so much lower in Australia that we can go.
Posted: 28 September, 2009 in Art, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, environment, History, Life, Literature, Media, politics and government, Racism, Science, US Politics.
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