Anzac Day is not for kids

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The Anzac Day parade is not a circus. It’s not the Big Day Out, it’s not the Royal Easter Show. It’s a solemn remembrance of the high price we have paid for our democracy. It’s an opportunity for us to thank those who defended the basic rights we take for granted. But with the throngs of kids that have joined the parade in recent years it’s in danger of losing meaning and becoming a farce. It’s in danger of becoming an ugly and nationalistic ‘war glorification festival’ dominated by children and others who have no idea of the horrors of war. Who might even think there is honour or fun or excitement in war. There isn’t. Click HERE to read on.

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One Response to “Anzac Day is not for kids”

  1. Allison Says:

    Its a great for the kids to learn what their family did in the war and rememeber why they were there for

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