Operation 8

By David Larsen In Romeo Must Not Live

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26th April, 2011
Have you noticed that when people, especially politicians, say "We need to have a national discussion about this", it generally means, "We are not going to have a national discussion about this"? I'm not sure exactly what a national discussion would look like, or where it would take place; on any given subject, we seem to go in for lots of little discussions, in lots of different places, often with very little cross-pollination. But imagine for a moment that you are in a giant room filled with every other New Zealander, and someone says, "Now we're going to watch a film, and afterwards maybe we ...

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