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Serving a purpose

“Unless secularism’s role in the development of human rights and freedom is well understood, theocrats will be well placed to erode them”. These are the words of the Chief Executive of the National Secular Society (NSS) in the UK, Stephen … Continue reading

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Actions speak louder than words

There is an old saying that “the family that prays together stays together”. The thought, if not the reality, behind these words implies a unity or agreement of feeling or action, usually of religious faith. This is the idea of … Continue reading

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Learning the lessons of life

My initial secondary education was undertaken at the Footscray Technical School for Boys. For the three final years at the school I was a member of the school’s soccer team. During that time one of our opponents was the Williamstown … Continue reading

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