The presence of members of Jewish, Orthodox Christian, and various Protestant denominations at the funeral indicated that this was no ordinary man. “Even if you cry your eyes out, don’t worry; he was worth every tear,” the Bishop of Wollongong, The Most Rev. Brian Mascord, said in his homily.
Speech delivered online to the delayed (2020) ASFA Conference held online and from the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) on 10 February 2021.
What it means to be human is being reinvented. There is something new today about relationships, within families, with friends, in workplaces, in communities, within society.
John Richard Caldon, investment banker and entrepreneur, who died of complications of lung cancer on Tuesday 16 February, arguably had the greatest impact on Australia of any Yorkshireman since Captain Cook.
Mental illness, depression, loneliness is with us. Mostly buried away in silence.
This paper helped refine my thinking on aspects of the old self-interest versus morality “debate”. Hopefully, when I get around to writing something interesting about Owen Harries, the preparation and discussion helps.
Slightly edited (for coherence) transcript of a Frank Talk discussion with Bill Overholt, Senior Research Fellow, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and Michael Easson for the International Institute for Strategic Leadership Dialogue, on Saturday 27 March 2021 in Sydney and Friday 26 March 2021 in Boston.