On Queenslanders and eco-pessimism: It's good to pierce the bubble once in a while

Ian Warden
Updated July 2 2021 - 2:56am, first published November 9 2019 - 12:00am

Many of us live in lucky, bourgeois, comfortable bubbles of place and ideology. This columnist dwells in the multiple bubbles afforded by his plush first-world city, by his superannuation-cushioned upper-middle-class lifestyle and by his smug faith in his atheist-left-liberal attitudes. Bubble-encased folks like us struggle to stay in touch with what goes on in the minds and lives of people unlike ourselves.

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Ian Warden

Ian Warden is a Canberra Times columnist

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