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Reader riposte: Does 'Asia' exist?

Martin O'Donnell responds to this Michael Wesley post: Regarding Michael Wesley's keynote address to the University Australia Conference — which I found a very enlightening read — I was reminded of two other pieces I had come across earlier this month. One was a radio interview with Peter Martin, in which many similar, hard to qualify issues regarding a kind of modern Western middle class contentment, resulting in a lack of social vigour, are discussed.
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