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A Christian Perspective on the World Today
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4 principles for strong leadership—amidst allegations of sexual misconduct and unethical behaviour in Australian parliament.

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Episode 142 - The Deepfake dilemma

Deepfakes involve putting a person's ultra-realistic likeness and voice into videos where they are not present. Tom Cruise, George Lucas and even president Barack Obama ...
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Why shall we “never forget them”?

Does remembering the Anzacs include accepting all the death, destruction, war crimes and racism that have been a part of Australia and New Zealand’s war involvement?
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Finding the truth in the age of deepfakes

New technology is allowing ultra-realistic renderings of people’s faces and voices into videos where they are not present. What was once a harmless joke now has the potential to unsettle the world.
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The fossil record and the Bible

Flora and fauna artifacts from beneath the earth's surface are often used as arguments for the theory of evolution. Palaeontologist Raul Esperante explains how they actually support the idea of Creation.
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With Easter-time often comes hot cross buns, chocolate eggs and bunnies; but behind it all is the tragic love story of Jesus' death, and how it represents forgiveness.
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The final divide

Bitter tensions between the political left and right are leaving people concerned about the future. Who can bring unity?
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The dark side of OnlyFans

The subscriber-only website is best known for its amateur pornography content. But, as people sell their naked photos for large sums of money, they’re also selling themselves short.
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ABBA, weight loss and meaning—and discovering the truth about idols.
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The power of broken bread

On the traditional Passover Feast table there are many food dishes. It’s not about a good meal, however, but about how they represent the loving sacrifice of Jesus Christ.
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Quadratic equations and Jesus

Jesus' life + Death = Being saved. It's a formula we often speak about, yet one that is incomplete.
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Communicating "I'm sorry"—from basketballer Latrell Sprewell to former US president Barack Obama
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Can eating breakfast mean better grades?

Research shows feeding the brain is essential for cognitive function.
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Beat burnout before it beats you

The seven stages to burnout, how to avoid it and how to recover.
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Remembering the Earth landing

Reflecting on the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, Bruce Manners observes that in the big picture—of the universe—Earth is insignificant. But not to God.
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How old is life? The biological evidence

Mainstream science is clear: the miracle of life took billions of years to evolve. But what if the data suggest something else altogether?
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Film review: The Girl on the Bridge.
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The Good Place: great questions, medium answers

The popular NBC comedy series, The Good Place, tackles the big questions—ethics, philosophy and destiny. But, chuckles aside, how accurate was its depiction of the afterlife? Warning: Spoilers ahead.
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Androids love their children too

The Binge series Raised By Wolves forces us to ask hard questions about our prejudices, the way we so easily take up the sword in polarised debates and how we can see the good in our enemies.