The world is material. That is a brutal fact. No amount of welfare or social engineering can change that fact. Yet Public Health and its bastard child, Tobacco Control, persist in trying to change the material world with words and phrases. We call such words and phrases propaganda. Sometimes you can have fun with the enemy’s propaganda. Please click the link below for the full text of Søren Højbjerg’s latest column.
Crack. Fizz. Gulp. Ahhhhhh. Is there a drinking experience more classically Australian than ripping the ring-pull off a beer? "The visceral pleasure from that first crack of a beer can is identical to popping a champagne cork," says wine and drinks writer Mike Bennie. "There's also huge appeal in the tinnie's nostalgia factor."