Terry Pratchett Wants To Meet Julia Gillard

So that he can ask her in person, ‘Why is assisted suicide banned in Australia?’ To save you the trouble of talking to Julia, I’ll tell you Terry. Assisted suicide is banned in Australia because it is wrong, and Australia is a civilised nation, where doing wrong is discouraged. Terry says this is about seriously …

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Approved Narrative Unwinds

Student Tyler Clementi committed sucide after being videoed having gay sex. He was the fourth gay teen suicide in the US this month. The national LGBT community is reeling. The bullying must stop! Gays must be given equal rights now! That’s the approved narrative. But actual events do notĀ support that interpretation of Tyler Clementi’s death. …

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