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I have lived a lot of years and the more years I have lived, the fewer answers i have found. I hope that by engaging here we can discover some answers together.

Corporal punishment was all the rage when I was at school.

Do you remember the cane and strap?

It doesn't seem that long ago that children were disciplined with the strap at home, or caned at school for misbehaving.

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7 months ago
(Nostalgia)
Donald Trump has declared himself a genius.

Can you identify a genius?

Just what qualifies as genius? It's certainly not Tiger Woods, Paul McCartney or, shock horror, Donald Trump.

Culture Business Sport Celebrities
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7 months ago
(Ys Comment)
Are you tired of armchair activists? (Image: Shutterstock).

Is social media killing activism?

Does making a comment actually make a difference?

Activism Social Media
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7 months ago
(Ys Comment)
Let’s celebrate difference in all its manifestations, leveraging it to improve all of our lives.

Women are not equal to men

Not only are men and women not equal, but this is a profoundly good thing. Read why here.

Community Social Issues Relationships
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8 months ago
(Ys Comment)
Don Burke .

Let's hang, draw and quarter Don Burke

As loathsome as he appears to be, the one-time TV star is entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty.

Social Issues TV
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9 months ago
(Ys Comment)
Crippling debt and climate change are the ''gifts'' we are leaving our children.

We have work to do for tomorrow's child

 

To leave our offspring with a debt that delivers pleasure for us and hardship for them is immoral. What do you think?

Money Social Issues Environment Relationships
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9 months ago
(Ys Comment)
This is my story, or part of it.

So many journeys, just one story

I started pondering the many journeys I have embarked upon in my 60 years -- and there have been quite a few. Read mine, then...

Pastimes life
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9 months ago
(Nostalgia)
Car salesmen aren't trusted much.

Is trust given too freely?

We're a trusting lot, us Aussies, as highlighted by survey identifying our most and least-trusted professions.

Relationships Social Issues Business Money
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9 months ago
(Money & Business)
Dogs have much to teach us about living in the moment.

The dog who made my life better

The greatest gift of all ... a beautiful rescue puppy who stayed by my side nearly 18 years.

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9 months ago
(Love & Relationships)
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(Love & Relationships) Almost 2 years ago
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(Money & Business) Over 1 year ago
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Hot cacao latte with salted caramel sauce

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(Epicure) 12 months ago
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