Only those who have known discrimination truly know its evil.
Only those who have never experienced prejudice can discount the importance of the Racial Discrimination Act.
This old man was one of those rare people who never suffered discrimination but understood the importance of protection from its malice.
– Indigenous leader, Noel Pearson delivering a eulogy for Gough Whitlam and one of the most important political speeches of our time. (The rhythm Pearson develops with the use of the phrase “this old man” is truly something else and is really worth your time listening to his speech).