Tag Archives: Australia

Travelling

I have spoken before about how travelling is a good way to escape Shouldland. Travelers explore the unknown. They go into strange countries, accidentally violate social and cultural norms, get lost in strange cities, and make errors in language translations. They deliberately … Continue reading

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Stop being an automaton

We all like to think that we wouldn’t have fallen for the peer pressure in the Asch experiments, and we would have given the obvious correct answer. We all like to think that had we been living in France during … Continue reading

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How ‘Shouldland’ politics can influence public policy

I apologize in advance, but I am going to get a little political in this post. I normally steer clear of these debates, but this recent speech by the Australian shadow treasurer, Joe Hockey, has sparked my interest in how … Continue reading

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