~Bathroom Quote yellowed pice of newspaper floating inside Cold River
Philosophy's true home
The business of surviving as a writer has always been precarious, and it remains so: The average professional earns $16,000 a year... 1% The value of MEdia Dragon ;-)
Literature is where we go to identify ourselves, where we shake off attitudes and beliefs. The novel, says Arthur Krystal, is the vehicle of our discontent... Koldest Riekas
The idea that willpower is a finite resource, a muscle that can be exercised to exhaustion, is a staple of psychology. It also might be bogus...
Sally Betts the Waverley Mayor who rules Sydney's east
“Indian court issues summons to Hindu monkey god Hanuman” Again? [Lowering the Bar]
Yuval Noah Harari's Sapiens, a sweeping and celebrated history of humankind, falls prey to the great intellectual temptation of our age: to reduce everything to science... Holy Science
Unsolicited proposals are generally encouraged by governments as a means to innovative infrastructure or service delivery solutions with private sector partners who are uniquely positioned to provide value for money. But as evident in Kerry Schott’s experience with Australian Water Holdings nearly 10 years ago, they can be a magnet for corruption and accompanied by unscrupulous lobbying. Usolicited proposals
The Public Service Minister flags an announcement "within weeks" about reforms to APS flexibility, recruitment processes, gender pay gap reporting and unconscious bias training Flexible by default: Cash foreshadows APS flex time reform
'Treated like a criminal': Insurance industry's fraud investigations hurting innocent claimants
The wake for Bookslut who blogged most of her adult life ...