Responsibility in the World
What is the meaning of the term 'cult'?
Grierson unravels the term ‘cult’ and how it originated as a benign term used by Social Anthropology to describe world cultures, but has in recent years been co-opted and deliberately wielded by the mass media as a form of abuse to discredit, spread dissension and cultivate doubt in the community.
Bursting the social media bubble
In today’s social media age more information is available than ever before. But are we becoming more aware and informed or more lost in our own little social media bubble?
Secrecy and sexual abuse in the church and schools, the impact of lawyers, and damage to asylum seekers
The Royal Commission continues to expose deep seated and widespread sexual abuse of children across many churches, schools and institutions, but are we just learning of this now or did we always know?
Closed hearts and closed borders – refugees in the era of terrorism
Huge numbers of refugees are seeking homes in new lands, yet at a time of increased terror attacks many nations have tightened their borders. How do we reconcile this seemingly irreconcilable problem?
At war with ourselves
Terrorist attacks are affecting almost every nation in the world. The response in some nations has been to remove judicial powers and tighten borders. Is this approach working? The extraordinary increase in attacks suggests not and that we need to look deeper…
It’s time for the world to wake from its Sleep
We live on a planet torn apart by conflict, greed, and disease and yet so many of us carve out a comfortable life and block out the realities that happen in our world. If we do not stop and see clearly the world as it is, then we remain unawakened and caught in the mess.