Ingeborg van Teeseling

Lobotomizing the Lizard Brain in All of Us

I've spent the last nine months seeking rational news in an effort to kill the lizard brain. Did it work? I don't know, but here's what I learned.   About nine months ago, I told you I was starting an experiment. Because it has now had the normal human gestation period, I can bring you up to date with some preliminary results. September last year I met ... Read the full article
Ingeborg van Teeseling

After migrating to Australia from Holland ten years ago and being warned by the Immigration Department against doing her job as a journalist, Ingeborg van Teeseling became a historian instead. She is writing a book and runs Lifebooks, telling people's life stories.

Here’s How Islamic Extremism and the Far-Right Feed off Each Other

There are two vastly opposing spheres of political thought, but Islamic extremism and the far-right actually need each other to survive, to keep on hating each other. Here’s how.

Vietnamese Culture: Not Pho Your Entertainment

Over the past 18 months, I’ve been inundated with 1,600 requests to perform in Miss Saigon. Yet still, as an Australian of Vietnamese descent, if you consider the industry whitewashed, I call it a tsunami.

Speaking on Behalf of The “Anxious” Generation

We, the anxious Millennials, are derided for being delusional, self-centered, and medicated. We, however, see this as an adequate avenue of tolerating the world being left to us.

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