Monthly Archives: April 2005

Toward a Weilian Philosophy of Vocation

A Paper for the Annual Colloquy of the American Weil Society, San Diego, CA, April 30, 2005 Working as I have for the past nearly four years in Mercer’s Center for Faith, Learning and Vocation, much of my research has been redirected toward the notion of calling as a basis for higher education. Many of the seven dozen or so ... Read More »

Accounting for the lethal force

Victoria has a problem with police shootings and a system of control and inquiry that is patently inadequate Illustration: Dyson Police have to deal with some dangerous people, and violence sometimes is unavoidable. But when an agency of the Government takes the life of a citizen, the fabric of our community frays. On Monday an officer of the special operations ... Read More »

Another day, another festival

In his Comedy Festival gig Noodlemeister, British funnyman Ross Noble impersonates Lord Mayor John So announcing Melbourne’s latest event – a festival for people who wear their hats tilted slightly to the right. New Year’s Eve festivities in the city. Photo: Joe Armao “I just think people are mad for festivals in Melbourne,” Noble says. “It’s almost like whatever you ... Read More »