Actions speak louder than words: “We’re concerned (maybe) but let’s just do it anyway and clean up the mess later (perhaps).”
Some lies have a short shelf life. After doing their deceptive work, they happily step into the background to let the truth be seen. The government has called for an inquiry into the consequences for individuals freedoms with the redefinition of marriage. This comes soon after the plebiscite result, well after Australia voted on the issue and it’s designed to report its findings after the politicians themselves vote on it in the coming days.
It’s hard not to be cynical. But our collective futures deserve more than that. It needs hope. It needs action.
Freedoms which politicians think they can grant you are freedoms they can take away. Continue Reading →