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How to confront a cult of terror

I heard about Waleed Aly’s piece in this morning’s Age on Radio National this morning. I was very impressed with what this young Muslim from Victoria had to say then, and commend the article for its good sense and sanity.
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Posted by on July 16, 2005 in Australia and Australian, faith and philosophy, Islam, Multicultural, radio, terrorism

 

Sunetra Gupta – Language and thinking

“The complex times we live in need a language that will help us understand them. Language affects how we think, how we experience life and how we understand our experiences. Sunetra Gupta spoke on this at the 12th International Conference on Thinking – she is a reader in the epidemiology of infectious disease – and she publishes complex, interesting novels, which draw on her rich cultural background.” Totally fascinating. There is a full transcript available.

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Posted by on July 16, 2005 in education, linguistics and language, radio