More help is on the way

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger

 On 15th February, 2012 Julia Gillard has told federal parliament Australia is slowly closing the gap on indigenous disadvantage. It would be nice, if true, but sadly, nothing that person says is believable. See, for example Aboriginal Crime in Australia or Improving Aboriginal health: How might have health sector do thing differently?

She said she is the government and that she is here to help.

About Antisthenes

A Greek philosopher, a pupil of Socrates. Led a revolt, with Diogenes, against the demands of the city-state and the sophistication of life. Accepted the interrelation of knowledge, virtue, and happiness; and sought the ideal condition for happiness in return to primitivism and self-sufficiency. Rejected all social distinctions as based on convention, scorned orthodox religion as a fabrication of lies, and studied early legends and animal life in order to arrive at a true understanding of natural law. The individual was free and self-sufficient when he was master of his passions, secure in his intelligence, impervious to social or religious demands, and satisfied with the poverty of a mendicant. Needless to say, a person who on the Fog of Chaos adopted the Athenian philosopher's name has nothing whatsoever in common with him.
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