Only The Sangfroid

Mark is of fair average intelligence, who is neither perverse, nor morbid or suspicious of mind, nor avid for scandal. He does live in an ivory tower.

These are his draft thoughts…

The Contrarian’s Companion 2013 #auspol #auslaw

I read the Grattan Institute’s A Summer Reading List for the Prime Minister and thought: ‘Wouldn’t it be great if somebody put together a reading list of historical relics that had been overlooked and under-appreciated?  Wouldn’t it be weird for modern debates to be informed by the views of past intellectual giants?’

And, thus, I present for your enjoyment and edification, The Contrarian’s Companion 2013.  A collection of four pieces ruthlessly taken from Hansard and the public domain to incite conversation and debate.

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