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Posts by James St James

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About James

I have lived a lot of years and the more years I have lived, the fewer answers i have found. I hope that by engaging here we can discover some answers together.

Let’s celebrate difference in all its manifestations, leveraging it to improve all of our lives.

Women are not equal to men

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Not only are men and women not equal, but this is a profoundly good thing. Read why here.

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10 days ago
(Ys Comment)
Don Burke .

Let's hang, draw and quarter Don Burke

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As loathsome as he appears to be, the one-time TV star is entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty.

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19 days ago
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Crippling debt and climate change are the ''gifts'' we are leaving our children.

We have work to do for tomorrow's child

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To leave our offspring with a debt that delivers pleasure for us and hardship for them is immoral. What do you think?

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24 days ago
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This is my story, or part of it.

So many journeys, just one story

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I started pondering the many journeys I have embarked upon in my 60 years -- and there have been quite a few. Read mine, then...

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25 days ago
(Nostalgia)
Car salesmen aren't trusted much.

Is trust given too freely?

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We're a trusting lot, us Aussies, as highlighted by survey identifying our most and least-trusted professions.

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About 1 month ago
(Money & Business)
Dogs have much to teach us about living in the moment.

The dog who made my life better

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The greatest gift of all ... a beautiful rescue puppy who stayed by my side nearly 18 years.

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About 1 month ago
(Love & Relationships)
What do you think? Is it time to get rid of the notion of bad language? Picture: Shutterstock.

Words you cannot say on radio

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Is it time we got over the notion of ''bad language''? (Warning: coarse language).

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About 1 month ago
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What music takes you back to a special time and place? Picture: Shutterstock.

What are the soundtracks to your life?

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Is there anything more powerful than music to send us whistling down memory lane? Which songs move you to tears?

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About 1 month ago
(Nostalgia)
Do tell! When did you get "the talk'' .

Baby Boomer confessions: The birds and bees

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How and when did your parents have the birds-and-the-bees talk with you? (Warning: coarse language!)

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About 1 month ago
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(Love & Relationships) 4 months ago
I'm all for equality of opportunity.

Equality of opportunity is a value I hold dear

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(Ys Comment) About 2 months ago
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The boom in kosher foods

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(Money & Business) 24 days ago
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