Culture

"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."

Marcus Garvey

April 11, 2017
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Australia is in need of honest, smart, independent people.

Australia is in need of honest, smart, independent people. Our future is grim unless we can find some, in a hurry. We have plenty of dishonest, ignorant, ideological people. It […]
February 22, 2017
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“Quite an Abusive Story” by John Kidson – Review

This novel is written in the first person and styled like a secret diary. The diary narrative explores a number of relationships the victim has and their response to his […]
September 12, 2016
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Australia Hates the First Australians

Did that get your attention? We are a country that still celebrates Australia Day. Australia prides itself on its all-inclusive ideals and multiculturalism; however, none of those ideals apply to […]
September 5, 2016
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Ontological Asemic: In what new language shall we meet?

Ontological Asemic: In what new language shall we meet? by Lucinda Sherlock Ontology – relating to or based upon being or existence. Asemic writing is a wordless open semantic form […]
July 4, 2016
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Hans Rookmaaker

Someone recently asked me, what inspired my interest in blues music*.  I could have said all kinds of things about how the blues are foundational to so much contemporary music, or […]
May 30, 2016
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Contrasting Cultures

  From day one the colonial enterprise displaced Australia’s First Peoples and it has been trying to civilize, exterminate, absorb and assimilate Australia’s First Peoples ever since.  A key element of this has […]

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that really matter"

Martin Luther King Jr