Neo-Orthodoxy Today from Historical Legacy

Neo-Orthodoxy Today from Historical Legacy

Introduction   Today, we hear stories of Orthodox Judaism, and in this recent article from The Chronicle of Higher Education, we learn that ‘new orthodoxy’ is a ‘thing’. Image: Online story, Sylvia Goodman. ‘Alternative’ or ‘Sham’? Yeshiva U. Created a New LGBTQ...

A Message to the Queensland Parents for Secular State Schools

A Message to the Queensland Parents for Secular State Schools

I am responding to the below-mentioned Campaign and the thinking in reaction to a meme, posted on the Facebook page of the Queensland Parents for Secular State Schools.     “This, in a nutshell, is why [meme] there should be no religious instruction in...

What’s the brand plan? Games boss wants to nail the essence of Brisbane — The Complex Answer

What’s the brand plan? Games boss wants to nail the essence of Brisbane — The Complex Answer

Dear Editor, InQueensland ,   I am a member of the Professional Historians Association (Queensland) Inc., Australian Historical Association Inc., and my work over the decade goes to the  Mapping Brisbane History  (MBH) Project, and the  Brisbane Southside History...

C. Wright Mills’ The Power Elite, the Old-New Left, and Queensland lived Ideologies

C. Wright Mills’ The Power Elite, the Old-New Left, and Queensland lived Ideologies

Wright Mills’ The Power Elite (1956) has been a major sociological work that has repeatedly been the right framework to understand the political and social chaos I have experienced and witnessed in my lifetime. It is not a perfect work and not a perfect model. The...

The Language and Ignorance of the Culture Warrior and Knowledge of Religion & Culture in Late 20th Century Queensland

The Language and Ignorance of the Culture Warrior and Knowledge of Religion & Culture in Late 20th Century Queensland

This is a blog post to set everyone straight, which makes me open to the critique of being one of Manning Clark’s ‘straighteners’; but that’s another story. My arguments, as a general framework, is based on a basic critique of the neo-conservative paradigm. The...

D.H. Lawrence’s Kangaroo (1923): One Hundred Years On, Questioning Social Philosophy and Policy for Today

D.H. Lawrence’s Kangaroo (1923): One Hundred Years On, Questioning Social Philosophy and Policy for Today

THREE ESSAYS (REVIEW COMMENTS) IN ONE ESSAY An examination of D.H. Lawrence’s Kangaroo (The Cambridge Edition) in social philosophy, and demonstrating a fundamental policy problem in Australian political history.   Image: Sydney Region and Central-South Coast...