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Coronavirus and the Health of the Social Organism (Part 1)

Coronavirus can bring about an inflammatory response within the human organism. The inflammatory response is not the illness but the body’s attempt to overcome something that is foreign to itself. The illness is the presence of something antipathetic to the … Continue reading

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Koran-koran and the Virus

Koran-koran the pied oyster- catcher. Haematopus longirostris. Blood-red beak and eye, red legs too, black pupil matching chest and wing, with white underbelly. The black centre of its eye ringed in red, opposite to a bull’s-eye, stares from endless depths. … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Dolores O’Riordan

In the work of Dolores O’Riordan – The Cranberries lead singer who died earlier this week – we see the realisation of creativity towards social change. The band had many popular songs, but none more so than their 1994 hit ‘Zombie’. … Continue reading

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The Magic of Imagination: What is a new year worth?

A new video post from John Stubley called ‘The Magic of Imagination: What is a new year worth?’ Click on the image to watch the video.

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Australia says ‘yes’ to marriage equality

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The Force of Star Wars in Our Time

The recent release of the latest Star Wars film invites us to consider more fully the continued success of this long-standing cultural imagination. Why, almost forty years after the release of the original Star Wars film, does this story continue … Continue reading

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Refugee Crisis: Seeking Ourselves in the World

Some 70 years ago, millions of people fled Germany in fear of persecution and death. Now, Germany is opening its arms to some 800,000 refugees this year alone. Seventy years ago, the allies – the UK, France, the US, Australia … Continue reading

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