Al Jazeera English journalist Mehdi Hasan just shut down that theory.
"We haven't inherited this planet from our parents, we've borrowed it from our children."
"In '67 we asked to be counted. In 2017 we're asking to be heard."
We live in an Australia defined by a generation seemingly obsessed with conserving its wealth at the expense of young people and their future.
"You're making students pay for corporate tax cuts!"
"It's got nothing to do with the community, darling. It's to do with our family."
What makes this country great is our ability to look out for those most in need.
'I'm not going to quote a section.'
'We stand by her right to appear on Q&A and share with the wider community her personal views in this capacity.'
'My frustration is that people talk about Islam without knowing anything about it.'
'It is a simple fact that a dollar goes further helping refugees closer to the Middle East.'
'I thought being a victim of domestic violence was inherent to who I was as a person.'
'There was not a problem to fix.'
She has called for his sacking following claims he misled parliament.