Extremist fundamentalists

By Warren Nunn Are those who respond with vitriol to certain opinions actually intolerant, extremist, fundamentalists? It could be said that irrational outbursts and vitriol are becoming more common, particularly on controversial subjects. In Australia, the...

9 Federal election aftermath – truth?

By Warren Nunn 2 The confusion  | 3 The tension | 4 My vote | 5 Policy problems | 6 Handouts | 7 The needy |  8 Too much? |  9 The truth? |  10 The dissenters |  11 Intolerance | 12 Few decide No 9: The problem of the metanarrative. Who decides what is truth? Some...

5 Federal election aftermath – policy problems

Political party logos: Labor, Liberal and Nationals. By Warren Nunn 2 The confusion  | 3 The tension | 4 My vote | 5 Policy problems | 6 Handouts | 7 The needy |  8 Too much? |  9 The truth? |  10 The dissenters |  11 Intolerance | 12 Few decide No 5: Previously I...

4 Federal election aftermath – my vote

Former Labor Prime Ministers Gough Whitlam and Paul Keating. By Warren Nunn 2 The confusion  | 3 The tension | 4 My vote | 5 Policy problems | 6 Handouts | 7 The needy |  8 Too much? |  9 The truth? |  10 The dissenters |  11 Intolerance | 12 Few decide No 4:...

6 Federal election aftermath – handouts

Maltese immigrants arrive in Sydney in 1948. By Warren Nunn 2 The confusion  | 3 The tension | 4 My vote | 5 Policy problems | 6 Handouts | 7 The needy |  8 Too much? |  9 The truth? |  10 The dissenters |  11 Intolerance | 12 Few decide No 6: Having considered my...

7 Federal election aftermath – the needy

By Warren Nunn 2 The confusion  | 3 The tension | 4 My vote | 5 Policy problems | 6 Handouts | 7 The needy |  8 Too much? |  9 The truth? |  10 The dissenters |  11 Intolerance | 12 Few decide No 7: Some don't want help, but what about those struggling? How much do we...

8 Federal election aftermath – too much?

Australians are generous and willing to help as much as they can. But are we too generous? By Warren Nunn 2 The confusion  | 3 The tension | 4 My vote | 5 Policy problems | 6 Handouts | 7 The needy |  8 Too much? |  9 The truth? |  10 The dissenters |  11 Intolerance...

10 Federal election aftermath – dissenters

This cartoon was aimed at scientists but can be applied across the board. I sometimes ask people when they last changed their mind when someone was shouting at them and telling them they were wrong. By Warren Nunn 2 The confusion  | 3 The tension | 4 My vote | 5...

11 Federal election aftermath – intolerance

  Israel Folau. Image from wikipedia. By Warren Nunn 2 The confusion  | 3 The tension | 4 My vote | 5 Policy problems | 6 Handouts | 7 The needy |  8 Too much? |  9 The truth? |  10 The dissenters |  11 Intolerance | 12 Few decide No 11: Marginalising dissenters...

12 Federal election aftermath – few decide

Parliament House, Canberra. By Warren Nunn 2 The confusion  | 3 The tension | 4 My vote | 5 Policy problems | 6 Handouts | 7 The needy |  8 Too much? |  9 The truth? |  10 The dissenters |  11 Intolerance | 12 Few decide No 12: The reality of how people vote. Only a...