Keywords: Monks

  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The lowest of the low

    • Mark O'Flynn
    • 11 March 2007
    2 Comments

    On the Metro in Paris.. a man follows his whiskers onto a train.. He holds out a cardboard cup and declares: I have no money.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Roman Polanski’s Oliver Twist

    • Andrew Carter
    • 10 July 2006
    1 Comment

    In Polanski's remake of Oliver Twist, the rich humanity of nineteenth century London is vividly portrayed. But the representation of Oliver Twist by Barney Clarke leaves the viewer dissatisfied, and asking for more.

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Virtual voyeurism

    • Margaret Cassidy
    • 10 July 2006

    Webcams allow us to see ordinary life as it is being lived around the world. A myriad of sites takes us to tourist sites, places of worship, and even to the Antarctic.

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  • ENVIRONMENT

    Mind and matter

    • Tim Thwaites
    • 26 June 2006

    Archimedes’ interest was sparked by recent studies linking behaviour with physical changes in the human body.

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  • RELIGION

    Religious and human freedoms

    • Abdullah Saeed
    • 24 June 2006

    September 11, 2001 changed the life of Muslims in the West, including Australia. Muslims in Australia today, their beliefs, values, practices and institutions, are under the microscope. There is a fear among many Muslims in Australia that is difficult to explain. In turn, Muslims are feared by many non-Muslim Australians, many of them Christians.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Sleeping with the light on

    • Peter Porter
    • 18 June 2006

    Poem by Peter Porter

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  • RELIGION

    The art of letting go

    • Donna Noble
    • 18 June 2006

    Peter Davis on Tibetan monks and impermanence.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Book reviews

    • Godfrey Moase, Emily Millane, Tom Riemer sj
    • 18 June 2006

    Reviews of About face: Asian Accounts of Australia; Diplomatic Deceits: Government, Media and East Timor; The Complete Book of Great Australian Women—Thirty-Six women who changed the course of Australia and The Conclave: A sometimes secret and occasionally bloody history of papal elections

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Unbounded love

    • Anna Griffiths
    • 15 June 2006

    Anna Griffiths reviews William Dalrymple’s White Mughals: Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth Century India.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Elusive justice

    • Madeleine Byrne
    • 14 May 2006

    Madeleine Byrne finds Getting Away with Genocide? Elusive Justice and the Khmer Rouge Tribunal, by Tom Fawthrop and Helen Jarvis, vivid and timely.

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  • INFORMATION

    Letters to Eureka Street

    • Gavan Breen, Christopher Fogarty, Lee Beasley and Noelleen Ward
    • 29 April 2006

    Letters from Gavan Breen, Christopher Fogarty, Lee Beasley and Noelleen Ward

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Lest we forget

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 27 April 2006

    Dad’s and Uncle George’s stories come back to me when I consider the upcoming series on SBS As It Happened: Germany’s War.

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