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Posts by D. John Carlson

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About DJC

The older I get, the less I know and the more inquisitive I get.

Unfortunately, despite a lifelong search, most of the answers elude me. That said, I love to ask the questions and fuel the debates that will ultimately lead us all to a better understanding of the big issues in life, the universe and everything.

They say that we spend 98% of our lives in our head. I for one would like to use that time as effectively as possible.

I hated school, but felt free during the daily walk there and back.

Do you remember walking to school?

Walking the few kilometres to and from school used to be a favourite part of my day. That's not the case for today's kids.

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About 1 month ago
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Do you trust politicians? Picture: Shutterstock.

Why don’t we trust politicians?

Here are my top five reasons that politicians are not trusted -- and they all relate to behaviour.

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About 1 month ago
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Can you guess who? .

Can you guess who I am?

Using just these quotes (no cheating on Google), can you guess which iconic 1960s figure I am?

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About 1 month ago
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Saying thankyou will brighten two people's day.

The power of saying thankyou

There is incredible power in saying thankyou and expecting nothing in return.

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About 1 month ago
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We were like chalk and cheese.

An overdue apology to my long-dead brother

The pain following your death on that remote country road runs deep. Here's why I want to sorry.

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About 2 months ago
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Remember me?.

Can you guess who I am?

Can you work out who I am from some of my memorable quotes?

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About 2 months ago
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Don Bradman - number 2?.

The poet who beat Don Bradman to No.1

When it comes to great Australians, you don't get many that are more true blue than Don Bradman. Or do you?

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2 months ago
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Can you solve this puzzle? .

Can you guess who I am?

I'm an influential figure from your past and you surely know me ... but can you guess who I am?

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2 months ago
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Gough Whitlam formally hands back land to the Gurindji people, pouring soil into the hands of elder Vince Lingiari.

Love or hate him, Gough changed your world

 

This is why Gough Whitlam -- a visonary politician and man of action -- was the most significant prime minister of my lifetime.

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2 months ago
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