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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.

Isn't debating the safety of our children more important than the one about profits for big gaming businesses? Picture: iStock .

Losing bet: When money comes before morality

Shouldn't we be having the moral debates, irrespective of the outcome, well before the economic ones?

Sport Social Issues Politics
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Over 1 year ago
(Sport & Leisure)
We are just not that significant in the scheme of things - and that is good! Picture: iStock.

Look to the stars for life's truths

 

It's a way to put ourselves - and those "special" people in our community - into rational perspective.

Science Social Issues Philosophy
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Over 1 year ago
(Headlines)
JD Salinger has a lot to teach us.

What can we learn from JD Salinger?

 

Quality should always be valued over quantity. And here's why!

Culture Books
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Over 1 year ago
(Entertainment & Culture)
We should all invest more time in our mates and loved ones .

'But how could YOU have depression?'

Listen up, gents! This blog post could save a life ... maybe even yours!

Depression Relationships Health
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Over 1 year ago
(Health & Beauty)
Much of our 24/7 media outlets report news in a way that contributes to building fear in our community.

The perverse business of fear mongering

The media, politicians and others with agendas are creating a fearful community. But how healthy is this?

TV Social Issues Politics
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Over 1 year ago
(Money & Business)
Shopping provides a fleeting high and is not the path to happiness.

When shopping is your religion

A Sunday morning stroll through the CBD leaves this author with plenty to contemplate.

Money Social Issues Retail
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Over 1 year ago
(Money & Business)
Community is the key to the bees' success, writes John Carlson.

Bees have so much to teach us

When it comes to success and happiness, bees can teach us a lot, writes honey farmer John Carlson.

Food Beekeeping Social Issues Hobbies
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Over 1 year ago
(Pastimes)
An experiment using hotel towels threw up some very interesting results.

Play to norms

Consumers are attracted to what they see as the norm.

Marketing Emotion Behaviour
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Almost 2 years ago
(Money & Business)
Truth in advertising should be a given.

Please, spare us the bullshit

Many advertisers bullshit. Most of them will experience negative concequences.

Business Advertising Consumers
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Almost 2 years ago
(Money & Business)
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Message board

Derek, 3 months ago:
I am great
George, 3 months ago:
What's up Thomas?
George, 3 months ago:
Messages are now updated in real time on other browsers.
Thomas, 3 months ago:
Hello
Thomas, 4 months ago:
Great!
DJC, 4 months ago:
Groovy!
George, 4 months ago:
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