Author Archives: Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus

About Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus

I'm a retired general who occasionally gets called back to save the republic before returning to my plough.

Weasel words and dog whistling by ABC Managing Director David Anderson

A Q&A episode has been pulled under instructions from Ita Buttrose because participants advocated advocate violence, arson and extrajudicial killings. Both Mona Eltahawy and Nayuka Gorrie called for unspeakable acts of violence. But David Anderson was less than forthright in his condemnation of … Continue reading

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ABC Classic lacks diversity

It is profoundly disappointing that there remains a huge gender disparity at ABC Classic FM. For example, for the top 100 composers countdown, only six were women. The channel celebrated Beethoven as the number 1 composer, what about Elena Kats-Chernin or Hildegard … Continue reading

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Recycling bins

Back in the early 2000s the great Penn and Teller had a series called Penn and Teller: Bullshit. One episode was about recycling bins – how many bins could be pushed out to residents before they would object. I think … Continue reading

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Eschatology is the study of the end of time, or more specifically the end of the Earth and its populations. It features in many religions, including climate cataclysm, but especially Christianity where the Bible speaks of the Day of Judgement … Continue reading

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When will business leaders realise that pandering to the woke generation will turn ugly? Now Alan Joyce is worried that climate change alarmism might lead to people giving up flying. Apparently a teenager from Sweden is the world’s conscience on … Continue reading

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Bob Brown – Road to Damascus or Not in My Backyard?

After spending his life telling us that (1) climate change is the number one world problem and (2) renewables (including wind and solar) are critical to addressing climate change, St. Bob Brown is now saying a wind power project in … Continue reading

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