Category Archives: Cultural Issues

Grievance Envy

WITH black Americans, Asians, Indians, Aborigines and leftist white ladies dominating oppression news for more than a year, the former big shots of the genre are feeling overlooked. The ABC helps out with another curated ring-around about headwear and ‘Islamophobia.’ … Continue reading

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Jim Steinman 1947 – 2021

Turns out Jim Steinman – the greatest composer of music of all time (ever) passed away from kidney failure two days ago. Two days ago people, and I have to discover this on social media? You. are. all. fired. When … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Music Open Thread | 35 Comments

There ought to be a law

It should be illegal to practice architecture without first spending a year in Florence. — Western Traditionalist (@Western_Trad) April 9, 2021

Posted in Cultural Issues, History, Innovation | 62 Comments

Frank Brennan’s Offensive Defence

IN those rare forums where, over the past few years, Australians have been free to express dismay and anger about the (as yet unpunished) offences committed by lawyers, politicians, broadcasters, reporters, publishers, police and several perjurers against Cardinal George Pell, … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Ethics and morality | 30 Comments

Diggers must acknowledge ‘owners’ of the country they saved

Lest we offend: RSL WA will include acknowledgment of country in 2021 Dawn Service.   A week or so ago, I happened to catch Alan Jones talking to Catherine McGregor about the suicide tragedy afflicting returned servicemen. There was no … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Politics of the Left | 26 Comments

Psychopath “diagnostic criteria”

Came across this today. Psychopath “diagnostic criteria”. These are all direct quotes. Psychopaths show a disregard for, and violation of, the rights of others. They fail to conform to social norms with respect to lawful behaviours. They are always deceitful…. … Continue reading

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Lost generation

The photo above is from this story, Girls are flexing their power and they have plenty to teach their mums, with this the caption beneath the photo. The Fearless Girl statue in Federation Square, a copy of the New York … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Western Civilsation | 72 Comments

Easter 2021

Our traditional Easter Post Many years ago my RMIT colleague Tim Fry and I had an Easter-themed op-ed in the Australian Financial Review. I have posted it before, but it is well worth revisiting. ~~~++~~~ Easter commemorates the death and … Continue reading

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Teena McQueen meets Jordan Peterson

The one spokesperson from the Libs who I find myself listening to most closely when I see her on the tele is the Liberal Party’s federal vice-president, Teena McQueen. Balanced and sensible and most impressively calm in what she says … Continue reading

Posted in Cultural Issues, Culture Wars | 58 Comments

Good man’s family given a big boost by GoFundMe appeal

Washington DC mayor Muriel Bowser blames Mohammad Anwar for his own homicide. We all know why. Benefactors around the world see it very differently – and that’s reassuring.

Posted in Cultural Issues, Ethics and morality | 12 Comments