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Dr Te Whetu O Rongo

The qwerty factor

All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.— Aristotle, Greek...

SEPARATION, OR BALANCE, OF POWERS?

If men we angels, no government would be necessary. – James Madison, 4th US President The executive, legislative and...

SELECTIONS, ELECTIONS, DEFECTIONS AND CORRECTIONS

Elections belong to the people; it’s their decision.  – Abraham Lincoln, 16th US President An interesting question was raised...

Subtle strains of statehood

A State is not a fact in the sense that a chair is a fact … it is a legal status attaching...

The Oath of Secrecy

Truth is literally that which is without secrecy, what discloses itself without a veil. – D Laing, Scottish psychiatrist

IQ – influence quotient

The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.— Kenneth Blanchard, American author We are nothing...

Shakespeare-in-law

It is this window into the soul of man that draws people to Shakespeare. – Michael Jay Willson, American legal...

A Faustian bargain?

The truth is still the truth, even if no one believes it. A lie is still a lie, even if...

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