Chapter 4 [Australianism, by John Fisher]

[Editor: This is a chapter from Australianism (1954) by John Fisher.] Law no. 2: The law of human activity. A simple law which has eluded the vast majority throughout history relates the individual personality to his material environment. It states that the final form of society consists of all people providing their own needs by […]

Chapter 3 [Australianism, by John Fisher]

[Editor: This is a chapter from Australianism (1954) by John Fisher.] The adventurous personality When “rationality,” “reason” and “logic” are found to be very useful in accomplishing certain tasks within certain limits, they are over-extended in the impatient search for paradise, and so shackle the human spirit within the same limits. Since irrationality applies broadly […]

Chapter 2 [Australianism, by John Fisher]

[Editor: This is a chapter from Australianism (1954) by John Fisher.] Law no. 1: The law of human nature This law describes a quality of the human personality and the source of happiness. It seems likely that the human mind must grow continually, to become illimitable in time, space, energy, and matter, through an understanding […]

Chapter 1 [Australianism, by John Fisher]

[Editor: This is a chapter from Australianism (1954) by John Fisher.] The theory of revolution Since earliest times, human understanding has been widened by the discovery of natural laws. Intellectually alert people, irrespective of their material circumstances, have discovered simple truths that come ever closer to fundamentals; truths that have produced, throughout history, revolutions for […]

Foreward [Australianism, by John Fisher]

[Editor: This is the Foreword from Australianism (1954) by John Fisher.] Foreword Capitalism, Communism, and “Socialization” policies stand condemned for their blind faith in “competition” and the “profit-motive”. “Australianism” emphasizes the mystery of human wisdom, its importance as the source and aim of progress, and also the fact that all human activity takes place in […]