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Are The Burqas Really Better At Hungry Jacks?

Written by Chevy Chinburn

Queen Pauline, saviour of Australia, crusading against the assassination of the Mother Country. The fish ‘n’ chip shop Queenpin has re-assembled her forces and diverted her offensive from Asians to Muslims. Not without provocation though. Islam perpetuates a lot of questionable beliefs and, as a result, Muslim immigration comes with a side of danger. Child marriage, […]

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The Cross Dressing Misdirection

Written by Chevy Chinburn

Universal problems and public debate have been essential to putting forth ideas that shape contemporary culture. Communal concerns are the locomotive behind evolution.  The Greatness of a man can be measured by the quality of his problems. Aspiration for ingenuity, craving for prosperity and devotion to overcoming societal obstacles leading civilization into a superior future. […]

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Is Empathy Harmful?

Written by Chevy Chinburn

Empathy and compassion are two nouns falsely used interchangeably. Often hearing the personality trait of empathy portrayed as overwhelmingly positive. “He’s such an empathetic and compassionate person, he really cares about others.” Paul Bloom’s latest book Against Empathy illuminates how compassion and sympathy are helpful virtues, while even well intentioned empathy can be ruinous. Empathy […]

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True Counter Culture Is Freedom

Written by Chevy Chinburn

There’s something seductive about fighting the power, taking on the man, throwing a wrench in the system and resisting authority. Who hasn’t fantasized about defeating the nefarious bully figure? This combative attitude is especially prevalent in youth. Whenever there’s a mainstream culture, naturally there’s going to be a counter culture. This seditious energy has taken […]

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The Nation vs Humanity

Written by Chevy Chinburn

Humans capacity for horror doesn’t need illustration, just watching the nightly news makes a good case for pessimism. History is littered with monstrous events, we’re all taught about the abhorrence of slavery or the immorality of imperialism. The cliche that history repeats itself remains relevant. As we continue to evolve, the goals of alleviating suffering […]

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