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Tim Blair

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Thursday, March 06, 2003
 
"What's the point of a war?"

This timeless question, to which the thugs of the world go on making their timeless answer, was on the lips of thousands of our schoolies yesterday.

Is this a radical action?

These students were spruiking the slogans of their grand-parents, with the permission of their parents and teachers, and making eyes at members of the opposite sex.

I don't think the stability of our society is being challenged beyond its powers of re-adjustment.