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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.

Who is going to make their country better for their children, if they don’t? Picture: Shutterstock.

The real refugee question

All three of the common arguments against refugees have ignorance at their root. But there is one question yet to be addressed.

Social Issues Politics Middle East Australia
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8 months ago
(Ys Comment)
PM Malcolm Turnbull attends another military show of strength.

Why the obsession with war?

Why we must rethink our view of the military -- and care more for our returned soldiers.

Community Politics Australia
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9 months ago
(Ys Comment)
Live every day like you mean it .

About the only thing separating us is luck

For most of us, a cancer diagnosis is largely luck of the draw -- and a reminder to live fully each day.

Fitness Ageing Health
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10 months ago
(Health & Beauty)
Carl Sagan .

Remembering Carl Sagan, a remarkable man

 

One thing all of these TV scientists have in common is a great debt to Carl Sagan. Learn why.

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10 months ago
(Nostalgia)
Baby Boomer men are having more unsafe sex than their younger counterparts.

Why are many older men so stupid about sex?

Baby Boomers are much more likely to have unprotected sex than younger men. A recent experience rammed home the stupidity of...

Relationships Health
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10 months ago
(Love & Relationships)
Charlie Chaplin.

Why Charlie Chaplin stands test of time

 

There's an old Charlie Chaplin movie with a message that is more than relevant today. Watch it here.

Movies Celebrities Nostalgia
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10 months ago
(Entertainment & Culture)
Parting ways with honour and dignity is something to aspire to.

Are you facing a relationship breakup?

These wise words may provide some strength and comfort during a painful time.

Relationships
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10 months ago
(Love & Relationships)
National Broadband Network.

How Turnbull sacrificed the NBN

The NBN is a lemon. Here's how our Prime Minister hijacked a project that has fallen so far from the mark.

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10 months ago
(Money & Business)
Great TV from the 1960s.

Do you remember these classic TV shows?

 

Five of my all-time favourite TV shows from the 1960s still hold up today, thanks to cleverly written dialogue and entertaining...

TV Celebrities Nostalgia
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10 months ago
(Entertainment & Culture)
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Is your toby jug worth a fortune?

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(Nostalgia) 5 months ago
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We should all embrace basic etiquette

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(Entertainment & Culture) 10 months ago
A simpler, happier time, perhaps? Picture: Shutterstock.

Was life really any better back then?

They say that the world was...

(Entertainment & Culture) About 1 year ago
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It's 35 years since the Ash Wednesday bushfires in South Australia and Victoria claimed 75 lives and more than 2500 buildings.