Monthly Archives: November 2014

LETTER: Blind belief in media reports

I WRITE in response to Carrington Public School’s decision to commemorate Remembrance Day without religious hymns and prayers. The Murdoch press  ignited the outrage with a shamefully provocative story, only to be further fuelled by a  TV morning show and … Continue reading

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Pope Francis and exorcism

Hot on the heels of his announcement that science and religion are compatible and that evolution is accepted by the Catholic Church, Pope Francis turns around and praises exorcists for combating ‘the Devil’s works’, and warns of a rise in … Continue reading

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LETTER: Stop race that stops nation

ANOTHER beautiful spring day in the lucky country, unless you’re a racehorse. This afternoon the nation will grind to a halt, as Australians of all ages  gamble hundreds of millions of hard-earned dollars on 20 odd horses being whipped around … Continue reading

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LETTER: Keep my windfall to invest in R&D

Oct. 31, 2014, 9:30 p.m. I’M unsure yet as to how I’m going to spend my windfall refund of $13.23 from Hunter Water in November (‘‘Carbon tax windfall’’ Herald 31/10). Personally I would rather forego the piddling amount of cash … Continue reading

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