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Day: February 15, 2017
Why are the leaders of the Australian political parties so prone to being toppled?
All the answers given here have been excellent. I particularly liked Kai Neagle’s. Several factors have contributed to Australia recently turning into postwar Italy, and most of them have already been pointed out. Labor has always been factionalised. The Liberals have become much more factionalised recently, with the resurgence of the reactionary right. Both parties […]
At what point does a spiritual tradition cross the line into a religion?
I’m with Lyonel Perabo. Vote #1: Lyonel Perabo’s answer to At what point does a spiritual tradition cross the line into a religion? The distinction between spirituality and religion is not a particularly old one. People who want to believe in something beyond the material, but want to dissociate themselves from Christianity or other formalised […]