Section IV. The Future: Openness and Dogmatism

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14. ‘We already know what is good and just…’: Idolatry and the scalpel of suspicion
Nietzsche’s critique
Christian response
15. The sacred and sacrilege—ethics not metaphysics
16. Resolving disputes over Aboriginal sacred sites: Some experiences in the 1990s
Sacredness and significance
Comparing the incommensurable
The role of the rapporteur
The Alice Springs Dam Case
Mining at Iron Knob
Boobera Lagoon
Mining in ‘blackfella country’
Some reflections