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February 28, 2021

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Mary McMorrow, Mullumbimby I respect the parents forgiving the drunk driver who killed their four children (one a cousin) as...

I am a 42-year-old accountant and not only don’t I have a smart phone, I don’t have a mobile phone at all.

I still remain unconvinced of their usefulness and practicality.

My friends and colleagues do occasionally yell at me to get one, and I am in no way really a new-age spiritual dude or whatever goes on now south of the Burringbar Range, but I really love not being contactable and if it’s a night out and parties miss each other then so be it. I also love disappearing and being completely irresponsible which is impossible to do if you’re constantly texting or updating your facey to enlighten others as to the status of your success or otherwise in wiping clean after your latest poo!

Colin Larkin


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‘The Great Reset’

Gary Opit, Wooyung I appreciated the letter by Lucas Wright (17 February) on the Great Reset conspiracy fantasy. With our privileged, western, simplistic understanding of...

Letting go

Mary McMorrow, Mullumbimby I respect the parents forgiving the drunk driver who killed their four children (one a cousin) as their way of dealing with...

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