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Archive - 2009

Submitted by Guest Contributor on January 11, 2009 - 11:04pm.
But the greatest of these is love
There is nothing like the prospect of a radical life change to concentrate the mind on things that really mater. So I want to identify, if I can, the most important thing that we discover in life. At least, it is the most important thing that I have discovered. I will share it with you, like a precious jewel, fit for this occasion. I refer to love. Love for one another. Love for our community. Love for others everywhere in the world. Love transcends even scholarship, cleverness and university degrees. It is greater than pride and wealth. It endures when worldly vanities fade.
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Submitted by Guest Contributor on January 11, 2009 - 11:03pm.
Gaza Media Statement
We are Australian Jews who join thousands in Israel and around the world condemning ongoing Israeli military attacks on Gaza. Together with Israeli peace group Gush Shalom, we condemn the current war as "inhuman, superfluous" and "abominable". While Israel has the right to protect its citizens and to demand an end to the crime of Palestinian rockets that target civilians, this cannot be used as a pretext for the grossly disproportionate military assault on Gaza ...(Australian Independent Jewish Voices)
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Submitted by Solomon Wakeling on January 11, 2009 - 11:02pm.
New Year's Resurrection
Tolstoy argues that no class of man has the right to punish or sit in judgement upon another, and, from out of the crucible of complexity which he has painstakingly built his story, gives a conclusion almost point-by-point worthy of a lesser evangelist.
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Submitted by Ernest William ... on January 11, 2009 - 11:01pm.
The Senate
Do most Australian voters ignore the importance of their vote in the Senate? Webdiarist Ernest William Graham is concerned that they do, and warns in this contribution that this tendency allows the Senate to be used to negate the will of the majority.
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Submitted by Andrew Glikson on January 10, 2009 - 4:18pm.
The Faustian Bargain: References
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Submitted by Fiona Reynolds on January 10, 2009 - 4:02pm.
Faustian Bargain Frontispiece
Faustian Bargain Frontispiece
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Submitted by Fiona Reynolds on January 10, 2009 - 4:00pm.
Faustian Bargain Fig 5
Faustian Bargain Fig 5
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Submitted by Fiona Reynolds on January 10, 2009 - 3:59pm.
Faustian Bargain Fig 4
Faustian Bargain Fig 4
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Submitted by Fiona Reynolds on January 10, 2009 - 3:59pm.
Faustian Bargain Fig 3
Faustian Bargain Fig 3
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Submitted by Fiona Reynolds on January 10, 2009 - 3:58pm.
Faustian Bargain Fig 2
Faustian Bargain Fig 2
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Submitted by Fiona Reynolds on January 10, 2009 - 3:57pm.
Faustian Bargain Fig 1
Faustian Bargain Fig 1
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