Rachel's Blog: Barry Jones - excerpt from Manning Clark Lecture

Thu, 01 Mar 2007

It's not too late to save the political process.

What he said.

Isn't it funny/sad how rapidly the ideals of the "old normal", where decisions might have been based on evidence, analysis, reason and judgement, are becoming a romantic dream? The "new normal" depends on instant decisions based on "gut", "instinct" and "faith". Decisions that are reactions against perceived threats and inflated fear.