Category: Liberalism & Secular Democracy

Monsters on the cultural landscape

The prestigious Catholic weekly The Tablet reports… Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor said that tendentious notions of equality, freedom and tolerance are “three monsters on our cultural landscape” that formed part of a new and “very, very dangerous” secular religion. Speaking in Leicester Cathedral, the Cardinal said: ‘What worries me today is the development of […]

The Social Catastrophe of Alcohol Abuse: A Case Study

Drinking alcohol has long been a part of Australian culture. But today, the country is suffering huge social and economic costs from its love for the drink. A recent report estimated that the tangible cost for alcohol misuse is $25bn a year, including medical expenses, lost wages and productivity. Ten million […]