A killer myth

I blame myself for Keith Windschuttle having perhaps wasted the last few years writing what is his most important book. It was 2003, and I believed then that mere truth would triumph over the ‘stolen generations’ myth.
So when I saw Windschuttle monster ‘stolen generations’ propagandist Professor Robert Manne at a Melbourne Writers Festival debate, I thought, ‘Aha!’ The man for the job. He was then flogging the first volume of The Fabrication of Aboriginal History, on the alleged massacres of Tasmanian Aborigines. Or, rather, he was dodging a flogging by academics for having dared to expose their invention of massacres that had never happened, citing references that didn’t mention them happening. Read more.