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October 5, 2022

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Hearing Australia urges action on workplace hearing loss  

With more than 1.1 million Australians continuing to be exposed to harmful noise levels in the workplace, Hearing Australia is urging workers to protect their ears from dangerously loud sounds.

Interesting to read David Lovejoy’s editorial Gerontocracy rules, okay? and contemplate the worse than apocalyptic prospect of an immortal Rupert. 

For more on the ever-widening gap between the haves and the have-nots and the god-like aspirations of the former I commend Echo readers to Homo Deus, A Brief History of Tomorrow, by Yuval Noah Harari, available for the immediately foreseeable future in a library or bookshop near you.

John Mester, Clunes


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  1. For those that don’t know, Harari is basically the second in charge of the world economic forum.
    We were warned about people like him in the classic essay ‘Industrial Society and Its Future’ by Dr Ted Kaczynski, available for free all over the net because Dr Ted made it public domain.

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