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Climate adaptation as a Maginot Line

Reading this (to be reviewed soon) made me think of adaptation metaphors I’d use if writing a similar book (and I am, sort of). And the one that springs to mind, especially given climate activists’ fondness for World War 2 … Continue reading

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The upside of patriarchy and war

Needlessly and childishly provocative title aside, have a read of bits of these two letters that appeared in the FT earlier this year. “When I joined the Australian Commonwealth Public Service in the 1970s, those in the senior positions (invariably … Continue reading

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"But people die in Nursing Homes"

My best mate, “Dr Dave” was down for a visit. Somewhere in the haze of curry, porter and Aliens (the movie that is), we got to talking about death and euthanasia and all that stuff. Inspired by the recent documentary … Continue reading

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