New Zealand has shown, that like a flower, there are natural rays of beauty in this world that outweight any utilities we assume as important.
Patriotism is supposedly the act of standing by our government's decisions. However if this is maturity, then I am bitterly disappointed. I cannot help but wonder if the members of our governing system look out of their window every morning and think : "It could be worse."
Today I woke up and looked across the ocean to our neighbours and thought : "It could be better."
It would appear that we all are in possession of perfectly functioning legs. Yet it is not us that know how to walk forward.
Constitutions should be in place to expand liberties, not to contract them. Whether we are straight or gay, it makes each no less patriotic, no less worthy of a choice. I hope that we can show our Kiwi mates the highest form of flattery, in imitation. I hope we choose not the 'Australian' answer or the 'Christian' answer but the right answer.
"Hope is tomorrow's veneer over today's disappointment." -Evan Esar.