Derek Parfit was born brilliant. But he took unusual care to scrub his life of anything that could distract from his work .. Life is too short and unriped
New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian is playing down massive swings against the Liberal Party in three by-elections in the state on Saturday
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Carmen stamps her feet, tosses her hair and draws you into her world. Men fall instantly under her spell, and once you’ve heard her sultry Habanera, you’ll fall for opera’s favourite femme fatale, too. Carmen on Sydney Harbour | Opera Australia:
Pru Goward, one of the most successful women in the country, opens up to Stellar about her relationship with her daughter. Picture: John Fotiadis.
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“We’re all intrinsically of the same substance,” astrophysicist Janna Levin wrote in her exquisite inquiry into whether the universe is infinite or finite.“The fabric of the universe is just a coherent weave from the same threads that make our bodies. How much more absurd it becomes to believe that the universe, space and time could possibly be infinite when all of us are finite.” How, then, do we set aside this instinctual absurdity in order to grapple with the concept of infinity, which pushes our creaturely powers of comprehension past their limit so violently?
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“The river can’t stop people from throwing hooks in it, which seems like an important right for a legal person to have” [Lowering the Bar] “Just days after New Zealand declared the Whanganui River a legal person, the world’s population of river people (not people who live on the river, but rivers who are people) tripled, when a court in India waved its judicial wand and transformed the Ganges and Yamuna rivers” [same, follow-up]
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MY OBSERVATION IS THAT THERE ARE A LOT OF WOMEN OUT THERE DRINKING LIKE MEN: More older women are drinking hard. “The difference was striking: Among men, the average prevalence of binge drinking remained stable from 1997 to 2014, while it increased an average of nearly 4 percent per year among women, the researchers found.”
Screen Producers Australia urges government to remove barriers for growth in film and TV - Screen Producers Australia is urging the federal government to bring the tax offset for producing television up to 40%, in line with the offset for film, as one of a number of recommendations to stimulate growth in the local content sector