Luke Powell

Luke Powell is currently studying English Literature and Modern History at Sydney University. He is a regular contributor at the Daily Declaration and various other online publications.

Articles by Luke Powell.

  • 16 July 2021

    10.3 MINS

    “To do evil a human being must first of all believe that what he’s doing is good, or else that it’s a well-considered act in conformity with natural law. Fortunately, it is in the nature of the human being to seek a justification for his [...]

  • 21 June 2021

    14.2 MINS

    Chris Kenny, in a recent article for the Australian, commented on the sobering truth about Australian history: “Increasingly, reality does not matter so much in public debate as the narrative.” This has certainly been the case with Bruce Pascoe’s Dark Emu, which has recently been [...]

  • 18 June 2021

    9.7 MINS

    Very few people talk of freedom and its relationship to responsibility. Over the centuries, family has revealed itself to be this kind of freedom; one that takes dedication, commitment and self-sacrifice. Family takes responsibility and even a level of self-restraint to hold back your own [...]

  • 12 February 2021

    3.9 MINS

    A classic is best defined as the effective communication of universal truths. It is the search for propriety, moral truth and self-reflection. Thus, as Christians seeking to glorify God through our knowledge and application of His word, it is essential to read the views of [...]

  • 7 September 2020

    4.7 MINS

    It was June 1910, Washington. The first official Father’s Day was being celebrated. Apparently, according to today’s standards, they had been through a century of backwards gender stereotypes and roles perpetuated in American society. Yet it was only a year before that a young lady [...]

  • 3 June 2020

    1.4 MINS

    To anyone who thinks that the breakdown of the family unit hasn’t had a devastating effect on the black community, then watch this interview with African-American Professor Larry Elder, who also explains why whites are more likely to be shot for the same crimes, here. [...]

  • 12 January 2020

    3.6 MINS

    Once again, this year’s Golden Globes saw Hollywood’s elite hypocritically lecturing the wider public on what we should think. And this, despite the acerbic remarks of the host Ricky Gervais, who said in his opening monologue: Don’t use it as a platform to make a [...]

  • 2 January 2020

    4.4 MINS

    Back in 2012 The Australian published an article warning that by 2020 there would be hardly any more snow in Australia due to the catastrophic effects of climate change. According to Professor Katherine Pickering, from the Griffith School of Environment: We've predicted by 2020 to [...]