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Don’t Apologise for A Small Population – “Recollections of a Bleeding Heart” – Don Watson

March 9th, 2012 · No Comments · Australian, Australiana, Philosophy

Australians apologise for themselves by saying that they do not have the 230 million people that the US has, (Keating) said; but ‘they weren’t 230 million when Thomas Jefferson was sitting in a house he had designed for himself in a paddock in the back end of Virginia writing the words, “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Human Happiness”’.

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