“Such an apology – and compensation to boot – seems long overdue.”
“People in old times had convictions; we moderns only have opinions. It needs more than an opinion to erect a Gothic cathedral.”
Two potential conversions to Christianity have many people talking.
“Those who cry out that the government should ‘do something’ never even ask for data on what has actually happened when the government did something, compared to what actually happened when the government did nothing.”
“If we keep telling Aboriginal people that they are victims, we are effectively removing their agency and giving them the expectation that someone else is responsible for their lives. That is the worst possible thing you can do to any human being, to tell them that they are a victim without agency.”