Good Weekend letters to the editor, April four


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Bernadette Tobin, Plunkett Centre for Ethics, St Vincents Well being & Australian Catholic College

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The getting of knowledge
Daughters ought to be given advice [March 21]. However why was Stalin drawn out of historical past [as an example of deceptive male charm]? President John F. Kennedy could be a greater candidate. Handsome, rich, egocentric guys like him are way more of an issue for girls.
Denis Doherty, Glebe, NSW

Ethical lens
The world has appeared the opposite manner from Vietnam, Rwanda and numerous extra atrocities earlier than Syria [March 21]. Thanks for turning a clear lens on this and on the hope that lies not in passive spectators however within the wonderful, courageous human spirit that defies inhumanity, standing robust within the mild of reality.
Jean Harkins, Canton Seashore, NSW

Social

F: Cindy Lou I suppose it’s simple for many individuals to be judgmental when it’s not them or their youngster in danger [of mitochondrial illness, “Cell block”, March 21]. Generally the truth is that medical science has moved sooner than our capacity as people to deal with the emotional and psychological penalties.

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T: @LizBroderick Thanks, Julia Baird, in your lovely letter to your daughter [“The getting of wisdom”, March 21]. So smart, compassionate and empowering. Let it function a information for all younger girls altering the world.

T: @infioni That is such a phenomenal piece of writing and expression of affection and hope. I’ll share it with my sons and my mates who’ve youngsters.

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T: @halifax215 What an exquisite communicator you’re, Julia.

T: @hhawkes Robust and sensible recommendation for women who turn into girls and should cope with all of the alternatives and obstacles that entails.

Social media commentary key: F = fb; T = twitter.

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