"The policy typically involved the removal of children into internment camps, orphanages and other institutions"
Read on: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stolen_Generation
I was struck by a series of little connections between the previous post and this one. And if we are able to treat the utterly defenceless in this way, what does it say about us, what we have learnt about what is appropriate, and what we are ultimately capable of, as we seek to defend our interests?
We don't actually like children very much, do we?