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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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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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The Morality of Fiction

Written by Al S. Drozd

“In Fiction We Trust” I’ve never liked those pretentious snobs who go and on about art and act as if literature, theatre and cinema are of vital importance. Of course I enjoy all of these mediums (minus theatre – come on, this should have died out by now), but I don’t see them as been […]

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