In a less than a week, Australians will register their feelings at the polling booth.
What will most influence our voting choices?
- Mike Dowson thinks it’s the stories we believe.
- New Matilda
Bad decisions, like our persistent failure to act on the big challenges of our time, are a product of bad stories.
But that may be about to change.
One summer, Helen and I were driving home from the country.
We stopped in a small town, filled the tank, then fled the heat to a leafy park with a flask of tea and a sandwich.
A man approached.
His clothes were scruffy, and walking appeared difficult.
He asked if he…