One of things we should re-adopt and one of things best left in the past.
RE-ADOPT LET'S NOT
1. Patience as a virtue. Beating our children.
2. Looking out for your neighbours. Standing to God Save the Queen.
3. Intellectual interest in Islam. Shooting Muslims.
4. Making things to last. Deference to toffs.
5. Turning things off when not in use. Coal.
6. Trade unions as part of everyday life. The pub as part of everyday life.
7. Personal boundaries. Casual acceptance of "wife beating".
8. Reusing everything. The Empire.
9. Knickerbockerglories. All gay people in one enormous closet.
10. Nationalisation. Nationalism.