Over the years I’ve tried to be clear about the things that are important in life, the things that matter, and I’ve tried to pursue them, and, I’ve had a certain sense of ‘stickability,’ hanging in there, and I suppose that’s me.
I didn't do very well at school, and I suppose I've always had this sense, you know that, of being average, so I've been a bit low on self-confidence in my ability.
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I think the truth is, we are all racist, really, when it comes down to it. I think all of us have to check ourselves from time to time, and say, ‘Look, that sort of attitude isn’t good enough.’ It takes discipline to keep our prejudices out.
I just think in this world of extreme religious pluralism, the great spectrum of things ranging from the healthy and the respectable, and the balance and the true and tried, you go down to quite bizarre things which are very risky for people, particularly people who are young or vulnerable or unable to discriminate.
|Birth:||10th April, 1935|
Peter John Hollingworth is an Australian retired Anglican bishop. Engaged in social work for several decades, he served as the Archbishop of Brisbane for 11 years from 1989 and was the 1991 Australian of the Year. He served as the 23rd Governor General of Australia from 2001 until 2003. He is also an author and recipient of various civil and ecclesiastical honours.
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