The pressure to provide, to achieve and to make their mark on the world, can energise and stir hope in the younger man, but what about the older?
If science allows for the possibility that we can do something – should we? The repercussions seem ever more serious as we extend our ability to successfully manipulate the genetic makeup of living things.
The death of Australian academic David Goodall in an assisted-suicide clinic in Switzerland, was hailed by supporters as some sort of victory for the cause of euthanasia
Welcome to the era of smart street furniture that tells council the bin needs emptying or the park seat needs a clean. Soon you could be charging your device on a smart pole.
While the many exploits of the seafarers who mapped the world have been well documented, those of their cats have not. This new book provides a cat’s-eye view of maritime history.
Bishop Michael Curry, famous for preaching at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding, has joined forces with a diverse collection of Christian leaders to launch a Jesus-centred campaign of love.
Australia is facing a rubbish and recycling crisis of enormous proportions. Our addiction to a throwaway culture is catching up with us.
It’s not as far-fetched as it sounds, according to some futurists. The technology exists; it’s only the moral codes of Western powers that have so far stopped that horse from bolting, they say.
Ronald Henderson famously chaired a Commission of Inquiry into Poverty in the early 1970’s. Following the release of the Commission’s reports, the ‘Henderson Poverty Line’ became the standard used by researchers to gauge progress in the community.
The United Nations recently declared that the world currently faces humanitarian crisis at a scale not seen since the end of World War II. More than 20 million people are facing starvation and famine.