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I think, therefore I am.

For most of us, religion is learned in our younger years.

I did not choose my beliefs

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None of us choose what we believe. In fact, we have little say in this. Like yours, my beliefs are the outcome of a...

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16 days ago
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Tell your child they are beautiful, unique and capable of anything.

Positive self-image, your greatest gift to a child

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Socialisation impacts on our self-image - and our self-image impacts on our capacity to contribute to our community.

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9 days ago
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The women in my family were strong and stoic.

How I met my mother: Part 1

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This is not about the Oedipus complex. It's about love and how it can shape who you are.

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2 days ago
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The last two Australians to receive the dealth penalty, Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.

We're all a product of our environment

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No one is 100% responsible for their behaviour, because we are all products of our environment.

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23 days ago
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Just what, exactly, are Australian values? Picture: iStock.

Take the Australian values test

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What are these Australian values that we are all supposed to share?

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About 2 months ago
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Question everything.

Nothing is certain, question everything

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"Beware self-evident truths – few things are more dangerous."

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4 months ago
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Time to let your unique flag fly.

Conversations with God: Why am I different?

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Why are some people 'different' and why have conversations with God?

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About 1 month ago
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Is there any being we can be more honest with than God? We'll find out here.

Conversations with God

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Is there any being we can be more honest with than God? Come on a personal journey as Philosophically Yours explores that...

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About 2 months ago
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Why is our uniqueness challenged, and sameness celebrated? Picture: iStock.

Conversations with God: I was born unique

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Unique is good. Unique people move the world forward. So why do we try to make people all the same?

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About 1 month ago
It's a shame children aren't taught how to think objectively, critically and laterally at school.

Make your decisions in the neocortex

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Contrary to popular belief, human beings use all of their brain - just not that well.

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About 2 months ago
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As a boy, I was on the outer, not a fan of football and organised sports.

Conversations with God: My childhood

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Do you remember the fellow who was good at maths, liked to play chess and could not remember how many players were in an AFL...

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About 1 month ago
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But where is the evidence, asks Philosophically Yours.

Where is the evidence?

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‘Nothing is more bizarre than believing in God’

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3 months ago
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Should we be asking whether something is moral before seeking to profit from it? Picture: NT Live Export Assoc.

Without morals, we are nothing

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"Morality is lost when it is subservient to economics"

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5 months ago
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Life's too short not to pursue true happiness.

It's never too late to find happiness

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If you want true happiness, start living your truth.

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3 months ago
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Food for the soul: The author's nurturing patch of heaven.

Home is where the soul is

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Do you spend enough time feeding your soul? It is as important as nourishing your belly.

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3 months ago
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What we destroy will not be available to our children, or theirs.

Everything we do has a cost

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‘Damaging the environment is theft and our children are the victims’.

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5 months ago
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We don’t choose factors that impact on us in the first 10 years of life, yet most of our beliefs and propensity for faith are often created in that period.

What really matters in life is how people behave

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"Faith is not a virtue – no choice is involved!"

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5 months ago
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Respect has to be earned and is not simply acquired with age.

Live true to your values, not your mum or nanna's

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"I have no obligation to be what you want me to be, or do what you want me to do".

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4 months ago
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Many people let desire for something, such as a god, colour their assessment of the evidence.

Try wishing upon a proven star

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''Never let a wish become the father of a fact.''

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5 months ago
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Elon Musk is aiming for the stars .

Aim for the stars, like Elon Musk

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"In the quest for excellence, mistakes will be made."

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5 months ago
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I have looked in the mirror - and aspire to be the best, most courageous, leader I can be.

I have looked in the mirror and I'm ashamed

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'Moral courage is the first pillar of true leadership.’

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4 months ago
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