This, I believe, also explains why in highly egalitarian Australia, child-rearing consists of turning the tykes loose barefoot in the backyard for 12 years and hurling them slabs of meat thrice daily. They seem to turn out pretty well, actually.
from a blogger at The Economist
I checked the comments to see if anyone would take offense at this. Nobody did, but one commenter said that "The Australian stereotype presented in this article is out of date." and talked about how things are not like that any more.