Food For Thought

 

Our PM: “pro-choice”, not pro-abortion. A founder of Emily’s List.

Read Full Article Filed on 28 July 2010

Our PM: “pro-choice”, not pro-abortion. A founder of Emily’s List.

PM Julia Gillard has declared herself, in response to the accusation that she is pro-abortion, to be “pro-choice”. But what does that mean? Is it not really – for the majority of pro-choice activists – pro-abortion?

…and the worm went down

Read Full Article Filed on 28 July 2010

Can telling the truth about a party’s policy – taken straight from their own publications – be construed as being negative?

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The Canberra Declaration

Read Full Article Filed on 23 July 2010

The Canberra Declaration – a call for Christian Conscience and renewal of Christian Values in Australia

Understanding the Times – like the Men of Issachar

Read Full Article Filed on 26 June 2010

What is it that we don’t get? What is it that stops us from calling it evil? What is it that makes people continue to vote for the people who promote or condone this evil? When will people speak up? Will we be like the Israelites who remained silent in the face of Elijah’s challenge or will the mighty men and women of God condemn this evil and those who promote it? And if not now, then when? How much worse does it have to get? And will we then still have the freedom to condemn?

Conscience and a Respectable Voice

Read Full Article Filed on 23 June 2010

Conscience and a Respectable Voice Hannah Arendt writes of Adolf Eichmann “His conscience was indeed set at rest when he saw the zeal and eagerness with which ‘good society’ everywhere reacted as he did.  He did not need to ‘close his ears to the voice of conscience’ as the judgment has it, not because he […]

Open letter to the people of God in Victoria

Read Full Article Filed on 04 June 2010

Open letter to the people of God in Victoria. June 2010.
A state election is due in Victoria in November this year. Will you vote for good or for evil?…
These issues are extremely serious and the decisions we make now will affect the future of our nation.
For the coming state election in Victoria candidates will be asked whether they will support a move to repeal this part – section 8 – of the Victorian abortion law and voters will need to decide very clearly whether they regard this matter – the compelling of evil – something that they should support or vote against. Each person has a clear choice. Each person must make a decision for good or evil. It will be very clear cut. The warning is clear – if doctors can be compelled to participate in the process of abortion through to term for any reason then they can be compelled to participate in other processes against their conscience.

Will you vote for good or evil?

Read Full Article Filed on 28 May 2010

…and voters will need to decide very clearly whether they regard this matter – the compelling of evil – something that they should support or vote against. Each person has a clear choice. Each person must make a decision for good or evil. It will be very clear cut.

Pain felt by the unborn baby as it is shredded

Read Full Article Filed on 28 April 2010

See http://www.breakpoint.org/bpcommentaries/entry/13/14270 re Nebraska acknowledging pain felt by the unborn baby and restricting abortion after 20 weeks. Q: can we be absolutely certain that an 18 week unborn baby cannot feel excruciating pain as it is torn apart limb from limb (and then pieced together afterwards to make sure all the parts are there)??

What’s going on?

Read Full Article Filed on 18 April 2010

Meditation from Cradle Mountain Chateau, Tasmania: What’s going on? The small picture is that I am sitting here in front of the log fire in one of the libraries at Cradle Mountain Chateau looking out over the rain-swept forest and the fold after fold of ranges, thinking shall I just stay here and write or […]

Oh no! Victoria is doing it again… AGAIN

Read Full Article Filed on 17 April 2010

Oh no!  Victoria is doing it again… AGAIN The piece below was written May last year.  Our fears have been realised.  The new bill was passed Thu 16 April 2010 and “gives wide ranging powers to the Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission to launch their own investigations even when a complaint hasn’t been made. […]