Archive for the tag "Education"
Robert – a self-styled “foreigner” to our shores – is most upset to have been hoaxed by the false promise and dashed hopes of life in Australia. A few days ago Robert commented on an ancient post here at Values Australia and his comment was upsetting. Sir Roger cannot bear the thought of another’s pain […]
Posted: 25 June, 2013 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, Economics, Education, History, Immigration, Internet, Iran, Iraq, Language, legal, Life, Literature, Media, Medicine, politics and government, Racism, Religion, US Politics, values.
Tags: Australian economy, Australian Politics, Australian Values, bigotry racism, climate, convict, economy, Education, freedom, hatred, History, immigrant, Immigration, Internet, intolerance, migrant, peace, politics, poverty, refugee, Religion, safety, Taliban, terror, values, war
…pluck it out, and cast it from thee. – Mark 9, 47 You know … everyone knows … Rupert Murdoch is an evil genius. And this latest move is certainly worthy of his deep-seated amorality. If Murdoch believes in anything he believes in two things: nothing and money. His latest move is pure evil […]
Posted: 9 July, 2011 in Aussie Citizenship, Australian Politics, Australian Values, Computing, Culture, Economics, Education, Media, politics and government, Religion, Technology, US Politics, values.
Tags: accountability, Ailes, australia, Australian cultural values, Australian culture, Australian religious values, Australian Values, belief, beliefs, bible, British justice, British politics, Brooks, BsB, BSkyB, business, cameron, Catholic, Chief Executive of News International, civil society, conservative, conservative politics, coulson, courts, Culture, Economics, Education, Emperor Palpatine, ethics, Fox, Fox News, government and media, greed, Guardian, hell, journalism, journalistic values, justice, law, leadership, Louise Casey, Mark, Matthew, Media, media values, Milly Dowler, money, morality, murder, murdoch, news, News Corp, News corporation, news international, News Limited, news of the world, newspaper, NoW, Palpatine, phone hacking, police, politics, politics and government, press, Rebekah Brooks, red top, Religion, religious values, responsibility, rupert murdoch, Scotland Yard, soul, Star Wars, values, voicemail
Sir Roger’s close confidante writes: My mother used to ask me if I wouldn’t prefer to work in a bank. In those days it was a safe occupation – safe as a bank, literally. A job for life with almost guaranteed promotion. I don’t think she was joking. Both her brothers – my uncles […]
Posted: 6 July, 2011 in Australian Values, Culture, History, Life, politics and government, values.
Tags: Australian educational values, Australian Values, bruce petty, bureaucrat, compulsory education, Education, education and life, educational values, government, Jobs, Life, office, office slave, office work, petty, politics, Prussia, values, work
Just so we get clear about bullying….the world is awash with bullying. It’s not just schools. The Taliban are bullies. George W. Bush is a bully on a grand scale. Hitler was a bully on an even grander scale than George Bush. The Israelis are bullies who made the classic switch from victim to perpetrator. […]
Posted: 19 March, 2011 in Australian Values, Culture, Education, Iraq, Life, politics and government, Racism, Sex, US Politics, values.
Tags: 60-80% of children are bullied at school, age segregation, anti-bullying, australia, australian education, australian education values, Australian Values, bullies, bullying, Bush, bystander, Columbine, compulsory education, control freak, Costello, dictator, Education, Gaddafi, gender segregation, Hawke, Hitler, Howard, israel, mental health, OCD, Perfect conditions for bullying, politician, politics, Putin, school, sexual development, socialisation, strong men, suicide, Taliban, target, terrorist, values, victim
Casey Heynes – hero or villain? The story goes that Casey Heynes, a pupil at a secondary school in Western Sydney [NOT Mt Druitt, but perhaps nearby], was bullied for months (in some reports his entire life) by these kids and in all that time he just took it but this last time it was […]
Posted: 15 March, 2011 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, Education, Internet, Language, legal, Life, Media, politics and government, values, Video.
Tags: anti-bullying, asey heynes, australian education, australian education values, Australian Values, bullies, bully, bullying, casey, Casey Heynes, casey heynes' school, duty of care, Education, education department, education system, hero, Heynes, http://valuesaustralia.com/blog/casey-heynes/, pile driver, pupil, pwned, safety, school, school culture, school principal, St Marys, student, student safety, teachers, values, victim, villain, weasel words
An animated video so cute, so retro, so euro-quirky, and yet … so fucking harsh!
Posted: 30 December, 2010 in comedy/humour, Education, Life, values, Video.
Tags: animation, birth, boredom, cartoon, cartoon animation, children, comedy, dark comedy, dark humour, death, Education, existentialism, future, humor, humour, job, joy, Life, life cycle, life values, marriage, meaning of life, nature, ontology, past, pointlessness of life, presence, present, retro film, sacrifice, school, smell the roses, stress, university, values, work
Sir Ken Robinson PhD is inspiring and hilarious. His first TED talk is the most popular ever. This one is an animation of the RSA talk that he gave this year.
Posted: 20 December, 2010 in comedy/humour, Culture, Economics, Education, environment, fun, History, Internet, Life, Literature, Media, politics and government, Science, Technology, US Politics, values, Video.
Tags: creativity, Education, education paradigm, educational values, Enlightenment, humour, Industrial Revolution, insipiring, Ken Robinson, passion, RSA, TED, WikiLeaks
just proves the point of the speed technology is changing the world. It’s exponential. Two years ago it was all MySpace, and Facebook barely rated a mention.
Posted: 31 October, 2010 in Australian Values, Economics, Education, fun, History, Internet, Language, legal, Literature, Maths, Media, music, Science, Sex, values, Video.
Tags: brain, did you know, download, Education, employment, exabyte, facebook, Google, human brain, Internet, Jobs, learning, music, MySpace, SMS, social media, social web, study, supercomputer, technology, text, web, world wide web
Sir Roger’s personal note of his sadness at the death of La Stupenda, Dame Joan Sutherland, and an explanation of their very special personal connection.
Posted: 12 October, 2010 in Art, Australian Values, Culture, Education, Life, values, Video.
Tags: Aida Dickens, arts, Australian cultural values, Australian Values, bel canto, Bell Song, Bonynge, classical music, coloratura, Com'e bello, cultural values, Culture, Czerny, Dame Joan, Dame Joan Sutherland, Dickens, Diva, Doinizetti, Education, Joan Sutherland, john and aida dickens, John Dickens, la Stupenda, Lakme, Lammermoor, me joan sutherland, music, music lessons, opera, piano, piano lessons, singing, Son Vergin Vezzosa, soprano, Sun Aria, Sutherland, Tamworth, Video, youtube
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
according to a survey Americans are not only geographically illiterate they are also largely ignorant of the thing that seems to matter to them the most
Posted: 2 October, 2010 in Education, Life, Religion, values.
Tags: America, atheist, Catholic, christ, Education, jew, mormon, protestant, public school, Religion, religious education, religious instruction, religious values, school, transubstantiation
Take a moment to be inspired and amazed by something incredible that is going to change your world and that you probably didn’t even know about.
Posted: 12 September, 2010 in Computing, Culture, Education, Internet, Life, Literature, Media, Science, values, Video.
Tags: africa, autodidact, children, collegiate, computer, Computing, Education, educational values, Google, group learning, hole in the wall, India, Internet, Language, learning, mentor, school, search engine, self-directed learning, Sugata Mitra, teacher, teaching, technology, TED, TED talks, terrorism, values
Will Sir Roger be forced to change his name to Rhonda to compete in the new world? Hanna Rosin writes in “The End of Men”, that the new dominatrices are women
Posted: 14 July, 2010 in Culture, Education, Life, Sex.
Tags: Atlantic Monthly, business, college, commerce, David Plotz, Education, gender, Hanna Rosin, management, men, Sex, sex discrimination, The End of Men, the unnecessary sex, women
Fresh Onion! Armageddon vs Global Warming cataclysm. Also, why not teach the Science of Prayer beside the science of Medicine in the Science Classroom?
Posted: 27 May, 2010 in comedy/humour, Education, environment, Life, Medicine, Religion, Science, US Politics, Video.
Tags: Armageddon, bullshit, church and state, climate change, comnedy, creationism, death, Education, education politics, end of the world, environment, eschatology, global warming, health, heaven, hell, humor, humour, intelligent design, judgment, Medicine, Onion, Onion News, Onion News Network, ONN, politics, prayer, Religion, religious values, Science, scientific values, Video
Posted: 2 May, 2010 in Computing, Education, fun, Internet, Life, values, Video.
Tags: Apple, cancer, career, college, computers, death, Education, family, fun, human values, Jobs, Life, living, love, Macintosh, microsoft, NeXT, pancreas, pancreatic, passion, PC, Pixar, relationship, Stanford, Steve Jobs, TED, TED talks, Toy Story, university, value, values, what matters, wisdom, work