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    Donald Horne ↠ 6 free download read à PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Donald Horne [E–pub] The Lucky Country AUTHOR Donald Horne Mainly an interesting period piece but always good to know where hackneyed phrases come from particularly if as in this case they get misused Australia is a lucky country it turns out because even though our politicians and other 'leadership' types are entirely incompetent the state somehow struggles on Horne writes well and he's funny but

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    [E–pub] The Lucky Country AUTHOR Donald Horne 2 February 2011UpdateOne of the things that makes Australians feel so lucky is having satisfactorily subjugated the indigenous population it has never really faced an external threat We have sent I suspect than our

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    Donald Horne ↠ 6 free download read à PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Donald Horne [E–pub] The Lucky Country AUTHOR Donald Horne The lucky country is a phrase any Australian is familiar with one often applied with beaming happiness to things like Vegemite advertisements or Australia Day speeches Yet few Australians would be able to uote the sentence it originally appeared in Australia is a lucky country run mainly by second rate people who

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    Donald Horne ↠ 6 free download [E–pub] The Lucky Country AUTHOR Donald Horne Funny I don't feel very lucky I know Horne was just being sarcastic much like Men At Work were when they wrote Land Down Under But really I don't feel lucky We’re fast heading for a healthcare crisis housing is unaffordable for most

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    download The Lucky Country Donald Horne ↠ 6 free download [E–pub] The Lucky Country AUTHOR Donald Horne We are now fifty odd years since The Lucky Country's publication and it's hard to see what all the fuss was about Donald Horne provides rambling short essays about a dozen aspects of society a form many of his other publications also take His greatest intellectual strength is a non doctrinaire opinion but other than not saying what

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    [E–pub] The Lucky Country AUTHOR Donald Horne Horne's sprawling though concise work of social criticism exposed Australia and Australians not to sheer vitriol but to a reasoned lament of the mediocrity of it's elites and many the negative elements of Australian society in the 1960s especially of general apathy and malaiseYet even today many of the things he talks about are not only as relevant as ever for instance his assessment of Australian republicanism still h

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    [E–pub] The Lucky Country AUTHOR Donald Horne Donald Horne ↠ 6 free download download The Lucky Country This book was written in the mid 1960s but is relevant today because Australia still faces similar dilemmas Having said that Australia has come a long way from those days so it is helpful and interesting to understand which paths we chose to take and why and why we are the people we are I found the middle section dull because I am interested in the social changes than politics Although it was interesting to l

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    [E–pub] The Lucky Country AUTHOR Donald Horne I have a lot of issues with my country And while it wouldn’t be possible to air these grievances with my fellow countrymen it’s comforting to know that someone recognised those very same issues 60 years before

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free read ì The Lucky Country Ublished in 1964 The Lucky Country caused a sensation The book was a wake up call to an un. Funny I don t feel very lucky I know Horne was just being sarcastic much like Men At Work were when they wrote Land Down Under But really I don t feel lucky We re fast heading for a healthcare crisis housing is unaffordable for most of the population we are the most over taxed and over governed nation in the world yet we hand out way too much in welfare payments and of course there s Australia s Greed Tax Greed Tax Anything we import which is almost everything because we ve imported a hell of a lot of unemployment ends up costing us twice as much as it does in America or the UKor anywhere else uestions have been asked and no satisfactory answers forthcoming because our complacency allows it It explains why internet purchases are booming here But nowthe government is figuring out a way to tax those tooI digress Some of what Donald Horne wrote about in the 60 s is still relevant If it weren t for this country s incredible natural resources we d be a third world country hanging off the UK s apron strings or likely we would have been invaded long ago It also seems we will never be ready for independence and stuck in the role of a country with strings attached Strings pulled by our US friends Apathy rules Greed drives us now and sport any sportMust be feeling negative today

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free read ì The Lucky Country 'Australia is a lucky country run mainly by second rate people who share its luck' First p. 2 February 2011UpdateOne of the things that makes Australians feel so lucky is having satisfactorily subjugated the indigenous population it has never really faced an external threat We have sent I suspect than our fair share of men to fight other people s wars if you like but despite Japanese bombing of part of Australia in WWII we are rarely concerned with such issuesAnd yetWe have this incredible balancing enemy within the weather To have watched the bushfires a couple of years ago in Victoria where two hundred died whole towns razed to the ground the devastating floods a couple of weeks ago in ueensland and then Victoria where a vast unnatural inland unanchored sea floated about followed by what is happening this moment as I writeThe cyclone that is hitting ueensland which sounds like it will be even worse when that is hard to imagineNatural enemies abound and they have their impact in unexpected ways Julia Gillard s government is in a precarious position at the best of times Evidently rallying together is not on the mind of the Liberal ie conservative Opposition leader He is begging for donations to finance a fight against the idea of a national once off tax levy to pay for the rebuilding which must next take place It is almost enough to make one laugh So I m sitting on the pavement at the Marion Shopping Centre covered in blood and thinking yes indeed Lucky CountryMy mother had caught her foot on some loose pavement and fallen down hitting her head which bled horribly for a whileTwo lovely girls independently stop One of them gives me her mobile so I can call a friend to come and get us The other one gives me a packet of tissues Shane Security from the Shopping Centre comes out and deals with phoning an ambulance while dishing out sensible advice and first aidThe ambulance comes and a couple of great guys give my mother a thorough examination the bleeding has stopped they think she can go home as long as she is happy to Honestly We are the luckiest people in the world to live in this countryI m with Mikael on this one who cares if donald horne meant it ironically it bloody is a fucken lucky cuntree

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free read ì The Lucky Country Imaginative nation an indictment of a country mired in mediocrity and manacled to its past. This book was written in the mid 1960s but is relevant today because Australia still faces similar dilemmas Having said that Australia has come a long way from those days so it is helpful and interesting to understand which paths we chose to take and why and why we are the people we are I found the middle section dull because I am interested in the social changes than politics Although it was interesting to learn about the role the Communists played in Australian politics and some of the secret deals that took place To be honest it isn t a page turner at times but it is an important book for Australians to read so I recommend it

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