October 8, 2012 12:57 AM Subscribe
Australian national identity.
posted by paleyellowwithorange (99 comments total)
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"Liam Pieper reflects on the shielding that has led to Australian peoples' perpetual ignorance of our true history."
"Australians simply have an abysmal sense of history. And without it, with the wilful elision of the past and its present day consequences, the nation has a gnawing hole in its centre. There is an emptiness in the heart of this country. Terra Nullius
remains in perpetuity, in the ignorance of the intelligentsia and in the pale, revisionist, self-congratulatory history."