I have previously noted my enjoyment of
AFR BOSS, the monthly magazine of the Australian Financial Review.
The October 2005 issue on personality is particularly interesting. I know it’s a little bit late, but there are two articles about which I...
One of the perennial challenges facing a Christian is balancing these two biblical commands:
- Submitting to God through submitting to and praying for the authorities (e.g. Romans 13:1-7; 1 Timothy 2:1-2)
- Submitting to God despite the authorities...
Ross Gittens, economics editor at the Sydney Morning Herald, wrote an interesting article the other day: Money or a life, the choice was yours. You should read it while it’s still free.
I doubt if there is anyone in the world who would...
Watched War of the Worlds with UG last night.
Assessment in short: poor-fair.
My main complaint is that the denouement is not satisfying. Good stories, like good sermons, should build up geniune tension, and provide a satisfactory resolution. The...
Watched House MD on Sunday night, and I caught this interesting dialogue:
Rebecca: I just want to die with a little dignity.
House: There’s no such thing! Our bodies break down, sometimes when we’re 90, sometimes before we’re even born, but...
For those who don’t know, Enough Rope is one of the few “serious” general-purpose interview programmes on Australian television. Serious in the sense that the interviewer actually listens to what the guest has to say. Of course, listening is a particularly...