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Sun 13 August 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm FREE!
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Grab a coffee from the nearby cafe and come on over to Speaker’s Corner, the University for the People. Sit in a chair (provided) and listen to the soapbox speakers. Argue with Steve Maxwell about Australian politics, or listen to his stories of Australian history. You won’t find those stories in a history book! Despite interference from hecklers, Helmut Cerncic explains why Newtonian physics should no longer be taught in schools. He also provides a scientific description of God. Ray, a fundamentalist Christian, will rattle your bones with talk of hellfire. Mr Bashful gets stuck into the happiness gurus. He claims that happiness does not come from positive thinking, random acts of kindness, close relationships, or even love and compassion. He puts forth a fresh, evolutionary approach to what really does make a person happy. Mirko Terzic wears a UFO cap. He has replaced 20th century science with 21st century logic, and that makes him an expert in . . . . well, we’re still not sure. Yes, we have other ratbags contributing too. And troublesome hecklers. It’s all part of the fun. Come along and argue with the ratbags. Or be one! If you decide you have had enough, we generously provide a large art gallery across the road.