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There’s a line in the old Desiderata “..That even the dull and ignorant, they too have their story..” Dull and ignorant or useful idiots as Lenin called them, same same.

So before you hit the snooze button, or generally goof off or head off to the beach over summer and just so you know and fully understand what was voted for, this is at the Sydney Writers Festival in 2012.

I posted it on Facebook and my blog back in September.

Without a scintilla of ambiguity and to enthusiastic, uproarious and predictable applause from the packed audience, Gessen says that:

“..Fighting for gay marriage involves lying about what we’re going to do with marriage when we get there.” She continues “We lie that the institution of marriage is not going to change and that is a lie. The institution of marriage is going to change and it should change and I don’t think it should exist..” Have a listen…