Christian Nation or Benthamite Society?

A transcript and video of my speech to the NSW Humanists’ June 2014 symposium on the Enlightenment are now available online.

The transcript is fully referenced with a bibliography for those who’d like to know more about 19th century British philosopher, Jeremy Bentham’s remarkable impact upon Australian society, culture and national identity.

Australia a Christian Nation? Nonsense on Stilts!: How Jeremy Bentham’s Humanism shaped Australia


Chrys Stevenson

2 thoughts on “Christian Nation or Benthamite Society?

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    I wonder if that nice Mr Pyne will include this in the school history curriculum ?


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