The Queensland Government campaigned last election against asset sales, promising no rise in debt or taxes, yet every proposal to accelerate the Queensland economy involves at least one of these.
In the piece I referenced in that last link, the author claims that boys don't need to be educated, since they'll just be handed life on a platter.
The pejorative Australian and New Zealand term bogan is almost entirely unknown outside those countries though that may be about to change.
The ability to take someone else’s perspective and empathise are important motivators of 'pro-social' behaviour; that is, actions that promote social acceptance and friendship.
To understand the complexity and real world nature of service delivery is to understand why the Census is nothing more than a ritualistic waste of money.
In psychology we recognise at least five basic threats with the fear of extinction being the most prominent one.
Waleed went on to criticize Price's word choice because the semantic origins of hysterical meant women 'were irrational or incapable of being rational because they had ovaries.'
Psychology has a name for this. It is called disenfranchised grief. The sorrow of minority groups is rendered invisible.
The central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh has recently created its own Ministry of Happiness.
It's not the July count but the August one that will be most revealing for Australia. It's the Census not the Election that will tell us most about ourselves.
Rather than performing its traditional critical function of helping us understand, face and deal creatively and constructively with reality, the prevailing dominant culture actively undermines our capacity to do so.
Neither the EU referendum nor political debates in general are the central narratives here. This is about a human and national tragedy, not a political statement.