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Once upon a time, animal sacrifice was an important part of Hindu life, Catholic priests weren't celibate and visual depictions of the Prophet Muhammad were part of Islamic art. And soon some churches in the UK may be marrying gay couples. How do religions manage to change their mind?
In 1889, Wilford Woodruff became the fourth president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - more commonly known as the Mormon Church.
As president, he was seen as a living prophet, someone who could receive wisdom and advice from Jesus Christ. And he was certainly in need of advice - his church was in crisis.
Lie to me...
Opposition treasury spokesman Joe Hockey says it is up to the states and territories to make a case for changes to the goods and services tax (GST), after NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell called for an overhaul.
Picture by Gus: Like an oil film on a street, opinions can show different colours depending on the slant (or place) of our observation...
Yep, the barking of Tonicchio offers nothing else but hot coals and pain for the future, should you let him in... Mind you the CCs of the ABC are in rapture... I mean Barry Cassidy and Annabel Crabb... They both got hooked on Tony's thick fishing line, like lazy perches in search of a quick worm...
To paraphrase Tony, Tony's idea about the environment is crap. Tony's idea about jobs is crap. Tony's idea about the economy is crap... Tony's idea about superannuation is crap.... Tony's idea about anything is crap.
Leigh, there’s nothing I’m prouder of than my record as treasurer.
In dollar terms this fall means that last year Wayne Swan was budgeting for an extra $56.8 billion in revenue over the four years to 2015-16 than he is now.
Why did that not come through?
Although football fans may struggle to believe it, there is something more important than soccer. No less than the future of human civilisation is at stake. And without civilisation, there is no soccer.
Less than a day after launching his NBN comparison website, a Liberal-leaning university student has been hailed on social media, accused of being a covert agent for the Labor Party and taken a verbal slap from Malcolm Turnbull.
This post is to expose the many con artists who have manipulated and are still manipulating the general public beliefs that the science of global warming is either bunkum or "not settled"... The comments that will follow will expose each and everyone of these liars (pictured here) plus more of them.
THE SCIENCE OF GLOBAL WARMING IS ACCURATE. Its predictions for the future are within the range of serious scientific observations and scientifically bracketed trends.
The income tests for Family Tax Benefits A and B, which cost $20 billion a year according to the budget papers, are far too high, which also results in the Schoolkids Bonus and the Baby Bonus also being poorly targeted as safety net measures.