Australia’s sun tax is as ridiculous as it sounds

There is a global movement away from the reliance on non-renewable energy sources. In response to global warming, people and governments are trying to switch to cleaner energy. This is evidenced by the Paris climate accords where as many as 196 parties in 2015 agreed to the goal of limiting global warming to below 2 … Continue reading Australia’s sun tax is as ridiculous as it sounds

Society’s ills largely stem from the breakdown of family life

Increasing divorce and separation rates may be seen as evidence of the decay of a society. However, it is not just divorce and separation that harms society but bad family life of which divorce and separation is just another symptom.  Societal ills to a large extent likely stem from the breakdown of family life. No … Continue reading Society’s ills largely stem from the breakdown of family life

How economic recessions can affect the mental health of a population

There is an unfortunate commonality in society today and it is that issues relating to mental health of individuals are usually put in the background where overall health is concerned. This is usually because mental health disorders are difficult to detect, diagnose and report.  A combination of biological, psychological and environmental factors have been shown … Continue reading How economic recessions can affect the mental health of a population