Thursday 20th of June 2019

Gus Leonisky's blog

A lesson in political blame

A lesson in political blame

Bite his hand?

Bite his hand?

between tin men

between tin men

Howard's humane policy

Howard's humane policy

Does this ring a bell?

Does this ring a bell?

oil for thoughts

oil for thoughts

Conquering the net

Conquering the net

Tumdeedumdedoo...

Tumdeedumdedoo...

Superwarriors

supersoldiers

Alfred Deakin Lecture Five

At the Alfred Deakin Innovation Lectures 2005: Lecture Five, Shared Destinies: America, Asia and Australia on Sunday 5 June 2005 Singaporean diplomat Kishore Mahbubani posed some provocative challenges for Western and Eastern societies alike.

As our world is smaller and more linked than ever before, economic prosperity, political stability and environmental survival are all deeply enmeshed.

One of his themes was that perhaps our greatest challenge lies in coming to terms with some profound cultural differences; differences that still separate Western and Eastern cultures. Acclaimed author of "Can Asians Think?" Kishore Mahbuban was not holding back in being pro-American... which was not a problem for me since I am not anti-American as some people would believe. Hey, there are at least half of the population in the US that do not believe the crap dished out by the Bush administration...

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