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Justice Game
2011 Catholic Trial
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More than anything else, conflicting perspectives are the result of bias or self-interest.
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Respond to this statement through an analysis of the ways perspectives are represented in your prescribed text and at least ONE other related text of your own choosing.

More than anything else, conflicting perspectives are the result of bias or self-interest. Conflicting perspectives are prevalent in our society and individuals’ perspectives are always going to be subjective as their personal paradigms, context and profession invariably influence their interpretation. Geoffrey Robertson’s Trials of OZ and Diana In the Dock: Does Privacy Matter? in The Justice Game primarily constructed as personal retrospectives demonstrate how conflicting perspectives are the result of bias or self-interest. Radio National’s Rear Vision Program explores the ideological dichotomy between the media and privacy whilst opposing views regarding censorship are explored in the Sydney Morning Herald’s (SMH) newspaper article Is Wikileaks a force for good? (July, 2011) also represent that conflicting perspectives are the result of bias or self-interest.

Robertson’s chapter on Diana in the Dock illustrates how the composer’s personal convictions and attitudes toward Diana Windsor, shape the reader’s interpretation of information regarding her right to privacy as an individual. The conjunction coupled with the contrasting legal jargon “I was in favour of privacy law but opposed monarchy” strongly outlines Robertson own conflict towards Diana’s situation. His use of a personal, persuasive tone coupled with colloquial idiom and military-like jargon in “There is, I’m convinced, a

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