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What the Great War taught us about ‘establishment thinking’

25 March 2022

12:00 PM

25 March 2022

12:00 PM

Establishment thinking can be lethal, especially when the establishment are the ‘elite’ and their prevailing paradigm is not adaptable enough to meet a novel complex challenge.

Australians experienced the lethality of ‘establishment thinking’ during the first world war (The Great War). The futile slaughter on the battlefields of Gallipoli and the Western Front affected our cultural heritage.

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