Monthly Archives: April 2015

Doctors journey back to science based medicine

“Just because there are problems with aircraft design, that doesn’t mean magic carpets really fly.”
British epidemiologist Ben Goldacre, Bad Pharma. Continue reading

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A Simple Visualisation: Inequality Tower

A simple visualisation to help people understand inequality. Concern over inequality is not simply a case of jealousy. It is concern over the harmful effects of the majority living without access to opportunities afforded to the wealthy few. Inequality affects … Continue reading

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Gina Rinehart’s daughter tells court she was ‘bullied’ by mother into signing ‘unfair’ deed

“She could be a bully, she could belittle and she could hold a grudge,” Ms Rinehart said of her mother. Continue reading

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Pope concerned with threat of atheism

“In a society increasingly marked by secularism and threatened by atheism, we run the risk of living as if God did not exist.” Pope Francis Continue reading

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Nepal Disaster and Tolerating Intolerance

I am absolutely staggered that people are using the disaster in Nepal to push their own brand of religion. Check out @TonyMiano’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/TonyMiano/status/591971536870871041?s=09 How can one not be immediately concerned with the plight of the millions of humans living … Continue reading

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Being duped by personality tests?

This article relates to the Myers Briggs Personality Type testing but could be referencing any personality test. Having been subjected to various systems by my employers I have some experience in being typed. I have always been doubtful of the … Continue reading

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11 Ways Finland’s Education System Shows Us that “Less is More”.

” I expected to have great new ideas on how to teach my mathematics curriculum and I would revamp my lessons so that I could include more curriculum…” Continue reading

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