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Poking a stick at the ANZAC myth

Over beers last week, a few close friends and I found ourselves debating the way we talk about Australian soldiers killed in Afghanistan. “That’s un-Australian,” was the blubbered consensus. “How could you not be grateful for their sacrifice?” In spite of my usual reservations for a word like “un-Australian,” I’m curious to know what I’m…