Hugh Mackay – The question is, will we…

The question is, will we continue to fight what may be a rearguard action to…


“The question is, will we continue to fight what may be a rearguard action to defend universal literacy as a central goal of our education system, or are we bold enough to see what’s actually happening to our culture?”
-Hugh Mackay

Hugh Mackay – I’m in total sympathy with…

I’m in total sympathy with Dick Smith’s sentiments I only wish there were grounds for…


“I’m in total sympathy with Dick Smith’s sentiments I only wish there were grounds for saying we Australians would never tolerate such appalling treatment of refugees being carried out in our name.”
-Hugh Mackay

Hugh Mackay – The underlying message of the…

The underlying message of the Lancet article is that if you want to understand aggressive…


“The underlying message of the Lancet article is that if you want to understand aggressive behaviour in children, look to the social and emotional environment in which they are growing up, and the values they bring to the viewing experience.”
-Hugh Mackay

Hugh Mackay – One reason we resist making…

One reason we resist making deliberate choices is that choice equals change and most of…


“One reason we resist making deliberate choices is that choice equals change and most of us, feeling the world is unpredictable enough, try to minimise the trauma of change in our personal lives.”
-Hugh Mackay