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 woul...
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 (e.g...
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 tell...
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 mov...
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 it alway...
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 i...