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Random Notes - Idle Thoughts

Why Did This Happen? Martin Iles

Governments should be servants of the truth; but what happens when truth is sacrificed? The Coronavirus is an object lesson – for governments and individuals alike

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Random Note — The Dark Arts of Economic Bullshit

We’ve seen it all and heard it all over several decades and given the expert and political class the benefit of the doubt that they knew what they were doing. They didn’t and at last they’ve been exposed as the dumb, unimpressive charlatans and snake-oil operators they are. 

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Random note — Society and cultural breakdown

It’s impossible not to agree with Greg Sheridan’s overall thesis, but much of the problem he identifies with Western society and culture stems from leadership in recent decades that time and again has proven itself to be both dishonest, incompetent and incurious....

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Random Note — The Lucky Country is running out of luck

In his book The Lucky Country, Donald Horne wrote that: ‘...Australia is a lucky country run mainly by second rate people who share its luck. It lives on other people's ideas, and although it’s ordinary people are adaptable, most of its leaders (in all fields) so lack...

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Random Note — The Great Leveller

The woke, corporate, Lear Jet elites and the Davos darlings like the newly arrived, preening and strutting parvenu, Michael Cannon-Brookes of Atlassian and others, delight in lecturing the rest of us from the rarefied atmosphere of their HQ boardroom about how we...

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