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Posts by Subversive Sam

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About Subversive

There is something just not right about our world and it involves the self centred, self serving nature of people.

US President George Washington was the very definition of a terrorist.

What is terrorism?

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Do you really know what terrorism is? Are we really looking at it the right way?

Politics History
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2 months ago
(Headlines)
Mediocre service is society's fault.

Addicted to mediocrity

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We seem almost addicted to mediocrity - and are certainly far too accepting of it.

Retail Social Issues
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9 months ago
(Money & Business)
Is Commonwealth bank boss Ian Narev's multimillion-dollar pay packet unethical.

Who thinks Ian Narev is worth $12M a year?

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Is it really ethical for a CEO to accept $12 million a year while working hard to keep employee incomes as low as possible?

Community Social Issues Business Money
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11 days ago
(Money & Business)
Ignorance is not bliss when it comes to the future of our country - and our legacy to our children.

Political ignorance is a sin

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Good or bad, politicians influence our future, so embracing the political process is a moral obligation

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5 months ago
(Headlines)
The war on drugs is a major failure.

I can buy any drug in 15 minutes

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I can buy any narcotic in 15 minutes - so much for the war on drugs!

Social Issues Drugs Politics
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7 months ago
(Headlines)
Not getting what you paid for? Let's rise up together! Picture: iStock.

The NBN is just the tip of the iceberg

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Why are we so prepared to pay for services we don't receive? Together we can change this.

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18 days ago
(Money & Business)
The concept of enemies serves no useful purpose.

In the case for good versus evil, who is good?

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Enemies, they are little more than someone to blame. The concept of 'enemy' provides no useful role!

Australia US Politics Relationships
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2 months ago
(Headlines)
ACTU secretary Sally McManus suggested last week that people should break laws that are unjust.

Breaking the law is easy

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Breaking unjust laws is well and good, but who determines what is and isn't just?

Social Issues Business Politics
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5 months ago
(Headlines)
Wake up Australia, to the mess being made of this country by gutless and inept politicians.

Forget about politician travel claims

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Wake up, Australia, there are far bigger issues afoot than travel claims!

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7 months ago
(Headlines)
Who's worse, member unions or business? Picture: Supplied.

Are unions as bad as business?

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Employer unions, employee unions or unethical business. Who's worse?

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6 months ago
(Headlines)
It's better to push the boundaries rather than be relaxed and comfortable.

Why the push for balance is out of whack

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Should we really strive for more balance? I don't think so!

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10 months ago
(Health & Beauty)
Why on earth is it OK to advertise poison? Pic: iStock.

Stop promoting poison

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So much of today's advertising is unethical - reflecting badly on the companies involved and business in general.

Ethics Advertising Business
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11 months ago
(Entertainment & Culture)
Spend a little more initially and reap the dividends, advises Subversive Sam.

How paying more can save you money

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Your cheap suit looks cheap. So why not buy fewer, but buy better - and save money in the long-term.

Fashion Social Issues Retail Money
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7 months ago
(Fashion)
Our system is broken .

Our system is broken

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Just look around you. Evidence that we need a new system is everywhere!

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9 months ago
(Headlines)
How you live is your business, not the church's - and certainly not Margaret Court's.

How you live is your business

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As ignorant as the words of Margaret Court are, I will defend her right to voice them and in doing so, give voice to her deep...

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2 months ago
(Love & Relationships)
Have a say on this issue in our discussion forum.

Respect must be earned

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Even a monarch needs to earn respect. The title warrants nothing

Respect Relationships
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10 months ago
(Love & Relationships)
A fruit farmer gets about his day.

Farming double standards

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Is there any group that demonstrates double standards more than farmers?

Social Issues Politics
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10 months ago
(Headlines)
We continue to worship the wrong heroes, favouring celebrity and sporting prowess over bravery and achievement.

Why don't we honour the most worthy?

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Why is it that we describe sports people as great? Are they? Aren't scientists, teachers and police great?

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4 months ago
(Headlines)
Advertising agencies and their clients are at their worst when they push unhealthy fast foods during children’s television time.

Stop swallowing these dodgy messages

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There are alternatives to unethical marketing, but stamping it out is down to you, the consumer.

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3 months ago
(Money & Business)
The Queen could take a leaf or two out of self-made billionaire Warren Buffett's book.

The Queen could learn from Warren Buffett

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‘Supporting royalty reflects insecurity, privilege or feeble-mindedness.’

Royalty Politics Social Issues
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6 months ago
(Money & Business)
Such sadness in Michael Chamberlain's eyes .

Rest in peace, Michael Chamberlain

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The treatment of Michael Chamberlain was absolutely deplorable and far from Christian, despite him living as one in a Christian...

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7 months ago
(Headlines)
Cowardly politicians are life a misery for many Australians - including children - their days filled with unnecessary pain and discomfort.

Marijuana: The time for stupidity has passed

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Gutless, ignorant politicians are causing sick people a world of pain.

Politics Health
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3 months ago
(Health & Beauty)
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