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Things I Think About, by Peter Bowditch

August, 2012

Who has the backbone to stop this?

Australia has an excellent health system. Yes, many improvements could be made, but generally the mixture of public and private provision of health delivery and insurance together with regulatory oversight works to provide one of the best, if not the best, health care system in the world. Alongside this system is a parallel system of […]


This was originally the introduction page to the list of anti-vaccination liars at The Millenium Project. I’m not sure, but it could very well have been the first essay I ever wrote for the site, back in 1999. My position and opinion have not moved an iota since, and that’s not because I don’t change my […]

See Shuzi. See Shuzi run.

Among the weirdness and woo at the Mind Body Spirit Festival in Sydney in May this year there was the usual collection of people running scams that rely on the public’s general ignorance of science. One of these was Shuzi Qi, who had this to say about themselves in the program: Shuzi Qi strengthens and […]