The “2R’s” – Respect and Responsibility (pt2)

A few weeks ago I published a post on the “Respect” part of the above, and it is now time to cover the other side of the equation, “Responsibility”. There are two types of responsibility, making responsible decisions, and then taking responsibility for the resulting actions. While they are somewhat related, there are two separateContinue reading “The “2R’s” – Respect and Responsibility (pt2)”

The 2 “R’s” – Respect and Responsibility

While we all expect and agree on the teaching of the 3 “R’s” in our schooling systems, we also need to teach and encourage all adults in our societies the above 2 “R’s”. As this is a fairly complex subject matter, I will concentrate on the word “Respect” in this blog. That is, self-respect, andContinue reading “The 2 “R’s” – Respect and Responsibility”

Is Politics a Dirty Word?

I am safely writing this in the relatively Covid19 safe Australia, but I am thinking of all those around the world who are not so fortunate. It is amazing how this pandemic has effected different countries in different ways. Is the reason for this the particular governments’ doing? Or is it the way individuals haveContinue reading “Is Politics a Dirty Word?”

Volunteers – a dying species

This subject has come up before in my responses to other blogs and I think it requires a little more thought and discussion. I am writing this from Queensland, Australia and what I am about to say may not apply to other English speaking countries, or anywhere else for that matter. I have personally volunteeredContinue reading “Volunteers – a dying species”