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I Am Proud to Be Australian

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    I didn't used to be when I was younger.

    That was when I only saw the good sides of other countries, like the whether, the pop culture and the scenery, but now that I'm older, I know more about politics and society in general, and I can see how Australia gives me rights and freedoms and safety that I wouldn't get in...
    AliasTaylor AliasTaylor 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Freedom From Dogma

    I'm not the kind of person who endorses or practices pride and for this reason I am glad if not proud to live in Australia where on the whole our diversity allows us to work hard for others without getting hung up on the correct manner of help.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 26, 2010

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    I notice that people in many other countries take their politics, their politicians and their flags very seriously.  And I can understand why.  History is full of reasons why politicians and political decisions have needed to have been viewed as very, very...
    SchrodingersKitten SchrodingersKitten 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 14, 2008

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