Meeting Occupy New Years Day 2012.
I love Occupy Melbourne because they are inclusive, creative and fun while striving for change. I just checked Twitter and they have sent out another open invite to anyone and everyone join them. This time it is to join the Tiny Tent Task Force. You’ve just gotta love it – how could you not? If … Read more
I like to read comments made online by readers of The Age website. What puzzles me is the number of readers calling out to protect the wealthy from more tax. Do they think they are one day going to be one of these “rich”? Are they one of these rich disguising themselves as an average … Read more
Innocent until proven guilty? Afraid not, if you are one of the dole bludging, good for nothing, unemployed. You have already been tried and convicted by your fellow Australians. If you really wanted a job, you would have one. You cease to have any basic right to privacy, and don’t even think about respect!! Any … Read more
The image to the left represents Maslows Hierarchy of Needs. It describes how people’s focus will change as one set of needs are met, and they move on to new challenges, or new needs. These are represented by the different tiers of the triangle, starting from the bottom. As one group of needs are meet, people will … Read more
Someone at work said to me that everyone should be paid the same. Some might think this is exactly what we should aim for. I don’t. Why not? How do you pay everyone the same? What if some want to work part-time and some want to work full-time? Do you still pay everyone the same … Read more
Update: Jan 2, 2012 I have continued to follow Occupy and I have still been talking about them as the last, great hope to save mankind. But I have still had this suspicion niggling at the back of my mind “Are they going to be just another bunch of money grubbing insects, who, after … Read more
Some people think the Occupy movement is a Socialist, anti-Capitalist movement. I have no doubt that some supporters of the Occupy movement are anti-Capitalist Socialists. I support Occupy and I am neither Socialist or anti-Capitalist. As far as different types of government and social organisation go, I am an atheist. I don’t hold one above … Read more
What is the Occupy movement about – my view.
The internet is a massively under-utilised resource. It is no wonder we question the worth of pouring billions of dollars into the National Broadband Network. The internet has much to offer Australia. It could be instrumental in resolving many crises facing Australia. But we need to make more and better use of this amazing tool. … Read more