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ABBA, 40 years on: A return with conflict feelings

For many, the announcement of ABBA's imminent reuinion album brought a wave of nostalgia—but is the constant pining for the way things work actually a harmful attitude to have?
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Will Afghanistan become a hotbed for international terrorism?

In recent weeks, Afghanistan has become a tender spot for the whole world. The Taliban’s new and newly offensive rise to power is a...
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Super dads don’t save themselves

If you’re a fan of the 2001 comedy Zoolander, you’d have to agree: “Chris Pratt? He’s so hot right now!” It seems that everything...
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Sports betting: From Entertainment to Addiction

Sports betting is big business, especially in countries like Australia. But is this just a harmless past-time, or an industry with darker secrets to discover?
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What is free will worth? Breaking down the philosophy of the...

Loki's season finale attempted to answer some big questions. . . but its desire to set up the next story meant the answers it provided were less than perfect.
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Heal our country

NAIDOC Week is an important event for all Australians which celebrates the culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in Australia. Editor Jarrod Stackelroth spoke with Pastor Darren Garlett to learn more.
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“Glorious Purpose” – Loki tackles the question of free will

The latest offering in the MCU is surprisingly fun — and raises some interesting questions about the nature of free will and the meaning of life
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From Tragedy To Triumph – The Inspiring Life Of Irene Gleeson

When many people reach middle age they start to think about winding their life back a notch to spend time with their children and...
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Biased Statistics and False Truths

In the post-truth era, even things once thought reliable—like statistics or data—can be manipulated. So how can we tell if we're being duped?
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Lies – The Anatomy of a Social Pathology

Everybody tells little white lies on occasion. . . but have you ever stopped to consider why lying is so commonplace?
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Secrecy, shame and integrity: The struggle of being a celebrity

The recent death of television presenter Kylie Jay has highlighted once more that even celebrities are not immune from hidden health struggles. So why is it something we find so difficult to discuss?
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Furious Franchise, Fantasy Masculinity

Amongst the grunting of engines and squeal of tyres, Fast and Furious is the seventh-highest grossing film franchise ever. It’s what’s under the hood that counts though, and there are questions about how the films have influenced a generation of men.