Animals Australia: the voice for animals

Animals Australia: the voice for animals
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Wednesday, August 18, 2010

First Nations food from Australia's past

At the moment there are various events commemorating the ill-fated expedition of Burke and Wills. I have posted about these here. Because Burke and Wills perished through arrogance and ignorance, I wanted to draw attention to this post.

Food blogs are quite sophisticated things these days but we need to keep reminding ourselves of how humanity has nurtured itself in the past.  I think the big lesson to learn is to encourage an inward humility which is willing to learn from the past and to learn from other cultures.  This humility was lacking, by and large, from the Burke and Wills experience and they died in their ignorance and arrogance.

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