Roundup: Apes and ethics, social media, school chaplaincy, disability
Two new movies released this month — one a science-fiction blockbuster, the other a revealing documentary — raise the issue of our relations with our closest non-human relatives, the great apes. Both dramatise insights and lessons that should not be ignored.
While the ever-more-interconnected nature of our world doesn’t change the nature of God, it provides new models that can enrich our understanding.
The High Court has begun hearing a constitutional challenge to the validity of the Federal Government’s controversial school chaplaincy program.
The Australian Human Rights Commission has welcomed the Australian Government’s acceptance of the Productivity Commission’s final report into Disability Care and Support and its recommendation for a National Disability Insurance Scheme.