The past, represented by Europe and by Britain in particular, provided a sense of continuity with an imagined superior civilization, but also a case--strengthened in wartime--for envisioning Australia as a supposedly young and history less nation, and therefore a free and agile one, uncrippled
by the weight of historical conflicts.
I believe that the concept that the individual it the basic and ultimate unit in society mutt be supported by recognition of the value of one's physical, mental and emotional integrity, including freedom from pain and suffering and the ability to live an uncrippled
Taiwan's banking sector managed to survive the crisis relatively uncrippled
, backed by the steady performance of major state-controlled banks and very strong liquidity environment.
Homer & Langley is narrated by blind, donnish (uncrippled
) Homer, and if Homer doesn't nod, this reviewer did--a few times.
Scrooge just has to stop being so concerned with money, and then Tiny Tim will become miraculously uncrippled
. (Or so it seems; the book is nebulous on Tiny Tim's fate.