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Posts by D. John Carlson

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.

Let's reflect on our capacity for compassion in today's society.

Where has all the compassion gone?

We would rather hurt the good people than accept a few bad people. Where has all the compassion gone?

Opinion Kindness Social Issues
Almost 2 years ago
The amount of unnecessary waste that comes from supermarket packaging is deplorable.

A pile of rubbish in my shopping

The packaging in your shopping pollutes the planet and adds little value to you, the consumer - so why not reject it?

Money Environment
Almost 2 years ago
Why do you we find it so difficult to express our sexual needs and fantasies? Picture: iStock.

Why are we so shy about expressing our fantasies?

Are you as honest about your desires as you want to be? Has your vulnerability resulted in missed opportunities?

Relationships Health
Almost 2 years ago
(Love & Relationships)
To suggest that failure is a stepping stone to success is absurd.

Failure, persistence and confidence not enough

Success is much more complex than the platitudes on social media suggest.

Money Business Sport Politics
Almost 2 years ago
(Money & Business)
Child-sex abuse advocate Anthony Foster will be buried in a state funeral.

Vale Anthony Foster


Child-sex abuse victim advocate Anthony Foster will never see justice done, but for the sake of his daughters and wife,...

Relationships Religion Social Issues
Almost 2 years ago
Shareholders beware – many of these fat cat executives are taking you for a ride.

Time to fight the fat cat salaries

As hundreds of journalists hit the dole queues, there is still no evidence that most executives are worth what they are paid -...

Money Work
About 2 years ago
(Money & Business)
The author believes the merger of many charities would be in the best interests of the needy.

Why do charities exist?

Should charities exist for the communities they serve and act accordingly, no matter the ramifications? I say yes!

Volunteering Support a Cause Kindness
About 2 years ago
Why is breastfeeding in public so often discouraged, when it is our first source of nutrients as mammals? Picture: iStock.

Have we forgotten that we are animals?

Human beings are animals. So why do we deny this - and not embrace it?

Relationships Animals Social Issues
About 2 years ago
(Love & Relationships)
Diet is a big part of my health, wellbeing and happiness - and I clearly do not just mean food.

Food for thought: Why diet is so important

Your diet involves so much more than the food you eat - and sustains so much more than your belly.

Food Ageing Health
About 2 years ago
(Health & Beauty)
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