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Climate change hitting WA's South West hardest - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) - http://www.abc.net.au/news...
Note to Canberra. - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Noble Eightfold Path - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki...
In the same way I saw an ancient path, an ancient road, traveled by the Rightly Self-awakened Ones of former times. And what is that ancient path, that ancient road, traveled by the Rightly Self-awakened Ones of former times? Just this noble eightfold path: right view, right aspiration, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, right concentration...I followed that path. Following it, I came to direct knowledge of aging & death, direct knowledge of the origination of aging & death, direct knowledge of the cessation of aging & death, direct knowledge of the path leading to the cessation of aging & death... - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Four Noble Truths - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki...
Suffering does exist Suffering arises from attachment to desires Suffering ceases when attachment to desire ceases Freedom from suffering is possible by practicing the Eightfold Path - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Four Noble Truths - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki...
Suffering does exist Suffering arises from attachment to desires Suffering ceases when attachment to desire ceases Freedom from suffering is possible by practicing the Eightfold Path - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Noble Eightfold Path - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki...
In the same way I saw an ancient path, an ancient road, traveled by the Rightly Self-awakened Ones of former times. And what is that ancient path, that ancient road, traveled by the Rightly Self-awakened Ones of former times? Just this noble eightfold path: right view, right aspiration, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, right concentration...I followed that path. Following it, I came to direct knowledge of aging & death, direct knowledge of the origination of aging & death, direct knowledge of the cessation of aging & death, direct knowledge of the path leading to the cessation of aging & death... - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Turnbull decries war on climate science - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) - http://www.abc.net.au/news...
Can we have Malcolm back as the leader of the Liberals now please. Thanks. - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Global warming: study finds natural shields being weakened - Environment - The Independent - http://www.independent.co.uk/environ...
I don't understand the current political debate in Australia when the evidence clearly says we need to take action and take action fast. - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Another showdown over U.S. debt, but the stakes have never been higher - The Globe and Mail - http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news...
Is the subtext that the Greeks should accept an austerity package but the Americans will not? - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Rudd, Abbott resume blarney battle - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) - http://www.abc.net.au/news...
My early nomination for sledge of the year. - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Krook Street Racing Husqvarna - http://www.bikeexif.com/husqvar...
I don't normally go for the flat trackers but this one is fab. - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Expert downplays carbon tax price rises - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) - http://www.abc.net.au/news...
Facts never seem to make difference in countering FUD but FWIW leader of the opposition please note... - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
ALP review prompts Rudd broadside at factions - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) - http://www.abc.net.au/news...
A rare moment of candour from Labour Politician Anthony Albanese. But aren't you supposed to be in the business of serving the Australian people Mr Albanese? - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Carbon emissions on track to soar - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) - http://www.abc.net.au/news...
How much does climate change have to cost the community, in terms of the impacts of extreme weather events, before we have a Government which will act? It was correctly described by Kevin Rudd (who also failed to act, just like the 10 years of Liberal govt before him) as "the greatest moral challenge of our time" but so far Gillard Government has only moved backward from addressing this. - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
CBA posts $3b profit - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) - http://www.abc.net.au/news...
Now you know where those out-of-cycle interest rate rises went... this shows that the Government should to re-regulate interest rates, the banks can only be trusted to maximise profits which will always come at the expense of consumers. - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Abbott defends plea for anti-levy donations - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) - http://www.abc.net.au/news...
Don't give money to people in need, give it to the Tony Abbot instead! - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Global warming: Climate change and evolution | The Economist - http://www.economist.com/blogs...
Climate change deniers and the leader of the opposition please read. - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
More dams won't solve water woes: expert - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) - http://www.abc.net.au/news...
Tony Abbot proving he's an id10t again. If this man is the best the Liberal party has then they should consider just shutting shop... - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
A Plea to Software Vendors from Sysadmins - 10 Do's and Don'ts - ACM Queue - http://queue.acm.org/detail...
If only these were binding rules that software vendors had to comply with in order to ship any software... - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Let's talk about sex: boys or girls? - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) - http://www.abc.net.au/news...
ABC's entry into the worst headline competition? - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
US governor hints at pardon for Billy the Kid - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) - http://www.abc.net.au/news...
For all that it's kind of cute I can't see why this would matter to any-one- the only person it could possibly make any difference to has been dead for around 130 years... - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Secular humanism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki...
This has been open as a tab in my browser for ages.  I keep reading parts of it and thinking I will blog some stuff about it and then not doing that :) Closing the browser tab now. Mostly what I wanted to write about was how the tenents are not unique, I'd anticipate that any basically decent human being would have a set of tenents (that they practise at least) which would be very close to these... - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Call to scrap Parliament's welcome to country - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) - http://www.abc.net.au/news...
I think I agree with the Senators arguments but disagree with her proposed resolution; it would be more in keeping with our constitution to drop the Lord's Prayer... - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
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Telco's explained... - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Vegan Skeptic: Being Vegan is worse for the environment? - http://veganskeptic.blogspot.com/2010...
I dunno why the perpetuated the dodgy headline but the article is worth a read if you are interested in vegetable matters... - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Editing your Google Docs on the go - Official Google Docs Blog - http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2010...
I think Google Docs just got the killer feature... - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Goodbye Microsoft, Hello Facebook! « The World As Best As I Remember It - http://worldofsu.com/philips...
Some sensible advice here... - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
I'd like to replace swathes of my dead tree collection with e-equivalents but I don't want to/can't afford to repurchase them. Would happily take them somewhere and swap a book for a PDF though... - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
BBC News - Exercise 'can prevent a cold', a study shows - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news...
I really do gotta find a way to get back into running! - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Why sitting all day is slowly killing you - Health - Men's health - msnbc.com - http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id...
Tall desks which you can both stand and sit at would probably help but this week... gardening seems a whole lot more attractive than IT :) - Murray Barton
Murray Barton
Attn leader of the opposition (that would be you Tony) the very very bright scientists at NASA have collected evidence of climate change caused by human activity. Please have someone read it to you (slowly) and explain it and adjust your policies accordingly. Thankyou. - Murray Barton
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