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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.

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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7 days ago
(Nostalgia)
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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7 days ago
(Nostalgia)
Euthanasia is my choice and nobody else's.

I will die with or without your help

Here's why all the arguments against euthanasia -- both ethical and religious -- are bunkum!

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9 days ago
(Health & Beauty)
Who would you employ? Picture: Shutterstock.

Who would you employ?

Two terrific candidates, one correct answer to a question. But who I'd choose is not who you'd think.

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16 days ago
(Money & Business)
Malindo Air ignored its responsibilities to passengers flying out of KL.

Let's stick it to airlines who treat us like cattle

I'm furious after again being treated with contempt by airlines and their staff. Share your own horror stories here.

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20 days ago
(Money & Business)
The world's wealth is controlled by just one percent of the population.

We are all victims of greed-driven inequality

And nowhere is this inequality more obvious than in the US President's playground of Miami, Florida.

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23 days ago
(Ys Comment)
Changing Australia Day from January 26 harms no one, but includes many.

Nobody suffers if we shift Australia Day celebrations

Why our Prime Minister's Australia Day stance is dishonest, divisive and wrong.

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About 1 month ago
(Ys Comment)
My bees are busy creating beautiful honey.

Life lessons from the farm

It was at my rural retreat, far from the madding crowd, that I had an epiphany of sorts!

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About 1 month ago
(Love & Relationships)
The Apartheid had its violence.

Simply inspirational

Linda and her husband demonstrated kindness beyond comprehension.

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2 months ago
(Kindness)
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