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Astroturfing is a form of advocacy in support of a political, organizational, or corporate agenda, designed to give the appearance of a “grassroots” movement. The goal of such campaigns is to disguise the efforts of a political and/or commercial entity as an independent public reaction to some political entity—a politician, political group, product, service or [...]
Posted: 3 October, 2011 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, comedy/humour, Economics, Education, environment, legal, Life, politics and government, Science, values.
Tags: Alan Jones, ARL, astroturf, Astroturfing, Ch 9, Channel 9, Channel Nine, climate, climate change, concerned citizens, corporate, corporate agenda, corporation, denial, denial organizations, Economics, family, family breakdown, gambling, gambling addiction, Peter Fitzsimons, Phil Gould, poker machines, pokies, political agenda, politics, Rabbit Warren, Ray Warren, Rugby League, Science
On the face of it this dating/romance video is hilarious – and for many of us, recognisable even in some of the minute details – except for one or two things.
Posted: 31 October, 2010 in Australian Values, comedy/humour, History, Life, Literature, politics and government, Sex, values, Video.
Tags: Australian Politics, boy and girl, boy meets girl, comedy, computer game, cuckold, daily grind, dating, employment, family, family life, girl and boy, grind, humor, humour, infidelity, John Howard, JoHo, knight in shining armour, Life, mario, marriage, married life, medieval, ninja, nintendo, Playstation, politics, PS3, rapunzel, relationship, rescue, romance, Sex, tower, video game, work, X-Box
As Sir Rogers sister-in-law says: “Short, eloquent and beautiful”. Also very moving. Said to be an winning film from Greece in this year’s Atlanta Film Festival
Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford Commencement Address. Found this, liked it, posted it. Wise, wise, wise.
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
Easter messages: so little right, so little honesty, so much brushing aside of the child-abuse that is tearing apart the credibility of the church and its pope
Posted: 2 April, 2010 in Australian Politics, Australian Values, Culture, History, Life, lolcats, politics and government, Racism, Religion, values.
Tags: 10 commandments, Archbishop, atheism, atheist, Atheist Convention, australia, Australian religious values, Bishop, Britain, british empire, capital punishment, Cardinal, Catholic, Church, colonialilsm, Dawkins, delusion, Easter, family, Fisher, happy Ostara, History, icanhascheezburger, John Paul II, LOL, lolcat, marriage, paedophile, pedophilia, Pell, Pope, Religion, religious values, transportation
Hidden stains! Nasty, embarrassing stains that no-one can see! Because they’re hidden? As a wife and mother, how can I live with the thought of invisible stains
Posted: 27 March, 2010 in Australian Values, comedy/humour, Culture, fun, Media, Religion, Sex, values.
Tags: advertising, Australian Values, commercial, family, family values, feminism, old-fashioned values, persuasion, sex roles, sexism, social modelling, television