This concocted mass debate, like those before it and those to come, shows that we, as a nation, have no bloody idea about our values.
The debate about theoretically unsound and ideologically charged deradicalisation programs, like the one at Punchbowl High School, doesn't help students.
And guess whose fault that is?
For some reason, Caroline Overington, in her attacks on Yassmin Abdel-Magied in The Australian, cannot seem to understand this whole idea of soft diplomacy.
The guy was the wiliest of wily politicians who co-authored the constitution that created the revolutionary government.
Who on Earth would turn up to Kirralie Smith's "Defending Freedom of Speech Halal Choices" fundraiser? Spoiler: it's Bernardi. And Christensen. And attention-starved Ross Cameron.
For a start, the rebels are not one big happy family all fighting for a common notion of justice.
Pauline Hanson thinks there needs to be a national identity card in order to stop Muslims from claiming Centrelink benefits for multiple wives.