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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Perhaps dying isn’t hard after all

    • Various
    • 17 October 2007

    Spirited away nestled in a feathered chest we close our eyes against the dappled, vaulted light, riding the high notes beyond pain.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Saint Sophie of the German resistance movement

    • Michael Ashby
    • 07 August 2006

    For anybody who thinks that Germans were all willing or silent co-conspirators during the dreadful years of World War II, The Last Days of Sophie Scholl is a powerful and apparently accurate narrative of youthful martyrdom, a story that is redemptive for Germans.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    David Hicks' rights under natural law

    • Daniel Baldino
    • 10 July 2006
    9 Comments

    Howard’s legal positivist stance limits individual rights to the confines of a particular legal system. In the ‘war against terrorism’, there is no safeguard against executive excesses or the seizure by the state of absolute power, no basis to defend the dignity of human persons.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    African solutions

    • Anthony Ham
    • 26 June 2006

    Africa resists the moral authority of the West, says Anthony Ham.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Book reviews

    • Emily Millane, Beth Doherty, Chloe Wilson and Godfrey Moase
    • 07 June 2006

    Orwell’s Australia: From Cold War to Culture Wars | A Woman of Independence | The Man Who Knew Too Much

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Don’t fence me in

    • Mark Wakely
    • 14 May 2006

    Mark Wakely looks at our instinct to build fences

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  • RELIGION

    The comforting word

    • Gillian Bouras
    • 29 April 2006

    In extremis, we seek what we know, or something very close to it.

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