Inside a dangerous mind – Bianca Nogrady

Name: Nogrady, Bianca Age: Unknown Occupation: Writer, journalist Status: DANGEROUS – Q: What makes an idea “dangerous”? A good dangerous idea challenges long-held beliefs, traditions, and assumptions and turns them on their head to build a better world. A bad dangerous idea …
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Death

Column: Dear Death,

I am looking right into the eyes of a med. student, looking into his eyes in a way that you would hardly ever look into someone’s eyes – holding his gaze long and hard, a searing gaze, a shimmering gaze. …
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Time

Column: Dear Hanna Rosin,

Each week in ‘What am I meant to do with my time?‘, Christopher Hocking turns to a famous figure to see if it can tell him how to live a digitally native life in 2013. Today, it’s Hannah Rosin, who’s coming …
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Time

Column: Coalition Bans Consumer Boycotts: consumer sovereignty, RIP

One week into governance, the Coalition have announced plans to outlaw NGO-led boycotts against companies. When the legislative change comes into effect, it will be a criminal offence for environmental groups to educate consumers about where their dollar is going and how they might …
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Leopard

Inside a dangerous mind – Kirby Ferguson

  Name: Ferguson, Kirby Age: Unknown Occupation: Writer, filmmaker Status: DANGEROUS –   Q: What makes an idea “dangerous”? High destructive capacity makes an idea dangerous. So a dangerous idea is only good if the destruction it wreaks introduces better ideas. …
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Inside a Dangerous Mind – Peter Moskos

  Name: Moskos, Peter Age: Unknown Occupation: Writer, professor, former cop Status: DANGEROUS –   Q: What makes an idea “dangerous”? I take the term literally: a dangerous idea is something that might get somebody hurt. Of course there are dangerous …
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Moskos

Column: Dear Christos Tsiolkas,

Each week in ‘What am I meant to do with my time?‘, Christopher Hocking turns to a famous figure to see if it can tell him how to live a digitally native life in 2013. Today, it’s author Christos Tsiolkas, …
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Time

Column: Drugs are not a moral issue

Column: Drugs are not a moral issue This week,’ Leopard Print in the Ivory Tower’ attacks Festival of Dangerous Ideas speaker Peter Hitchens, and his views on addiction being a choice rather than a disease. –   In six weeks, the …
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Leopard

Inside a Dangerous Mind – Hanna Rosin

  Name: Rosin, Hanna Age: 42-43 Occupation: Writer/journalist Status: DANGEROUS –   Q: What makes an idea “dangerous”? You can tell an idea is “dangerous” if it makes people panic and cling more tightly to the ideas they had in …
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hanna

Column: Dear Evgeny Morozov,

Each week in ‘What am I meant to do with my time?‘, Christopher Hocking turns to a famous figure to see if it can tell him how to live a digitally native life in 2013. Today, it’s anti-technologist writer,researcher and Festival of …
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Time

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