posted on Sep, 25 2011 @ 11:06 AM
reply to post by rainychica
I'm 21, i've spent my life here, but i'm still finding great difficulty in understanding this, as you are. haha so perhaps you could say this
australian is just as ignorant.
Even during the will and kate wedding saga, it was making it's way through the headlines like an out of control fire. Everyone was in on the
celebration. You may say we're just happy for them, but it's one thing to show happiness, and something completely different to look up to them.
We had everyone looking up to them as our leaders. Plain australians who are probably as australian as you could be, would look up to them with such
respect, like all 22 million australians owe them something.
I wish this country would really move away from the breast and carry on - it's not like i get together with other italian kids and celebrate the
italian government. You would cop a great sense of embarassment and crap for doing that around here - but the monarch is okay.
EDIT: We were practically trying to be like them during the royal wedding. From making english food to waving flags around. Mind you, during the 2004
athens olympics, we went through a phase of trying to be greek, so maybe we just have no identity, and australia is like a little kid lost in an
edit on 25-9-2011 by xxdaniel21 because: Remembered something