And the nearer a white Australian is to Aborigines the more likely he is to be racist.
If Australia is The Lucky Country, the Aborigines must be the unluckiest people in the world.
Only the poor will help the poor.
Power without Glory
The truth is impossible to comprehend even when one is willing to tell it. For the truth resides in memory and memory is clouded with repression and a desire to embellish. The recollections of any individual are conditioned by the general truths to which he or she has tried to live. To recall an event is to interpret it, so the truth is altered by the very act of remembering. Therefore the truth, like God, does not exist – only the search for it.
No man is so gullible when it comes to a bit of bulldust sprinkled on the old national ethos than the Australian, who really believes the sun shines nowhere else except out of his arse and his beer is really the best.