How rare is it to hear a well written, passionately delivered speech by an Australian politician that is more than snide remarks and dim witted criticism. So good.
A man with a conviction is a hard man to change. Tell him you disagree and he turns away. Show him facts or figures and he questions your sources. Appeal to logic and he fails to see your point. - Leon Festinger
The issue with denial
When students were instructed to read material so they could teach others, they learned more than when they read with the intention of learning as well as they could. - Journal of Educational Psychology
Renewable Energy Target review: 24,000 submissions in favour, 56 against. Abbott's response: scrap it.