To be truly curious we must confess our ignorance. The person who knows everything would have no reason to question, no need to experiment. If they went in search of evidence, it could only be to confirm what they already knew to be true. Knowledge … [Read more...] about Peter Ridd versus Prestige, and Clown Fish Beyond that Mudflat
Freedom of Speech
I unequivocally support freedom of speech, and especially freedom of the press. We need more outsiders like Julian Assange who take on the elites and the industrial military complex ... and fearlessly publish without redaction. Much in the … [Read more...] about Free Julian Assange
Dr Peter Ridd has taken James Cook University to court protesting his sacking for what he says is, primarily, speaking-out about the lack of quality assurance in Great Barrier Reef science. Dr Ridd spoke out initially about there being no … [Read more...] about Can Universities Lawfully Bully Academics into Silence?
ACCORDING to the American Library Association (ALA) the book most American parents have wanted banned over recent years is ‘And Tango Makes Three’ about two male penguins that adopt a fertilized egg and raise the chick. According to Walt Brasch … [Read more...] about Which Books Should be Banned?
TODAY, in the Federal Court, well-known columnist and political commentator Andrew Bolt was found guilty of racial discrimination. In particular he was found guilty of mocking people who do not look aboriginal, but call themselves aboriginal. He … [Read more...] about Andrew Bolt Guilty: But is it Really About Freedom of Speech?