Enriching the battle of ideas

1 November 2017

Australia’s new foundation for the study and promotion of Western civilisation, to be chaired by John Howard, will be valuable and timely. As Paul Kelly wrote on Saturday, the body will be funded by a $3 billion bequest by healthcare and media entrepreneur Paul Ramsay, who died in 2014.

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The goal toward which Western society moves is the Civilization of the Dialogue. The spirit of Western civilization is the spirit of inquiry…. Nothing is to remain undiscussed. Everybody is to speak his mind. No proposition is to be left unexamined. "
- Robert Maynard Hutchins