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If you don’t remember, you will repeat the blunder

 

Reprint -  I forgot one thing - to deal sufficiently with the purpose of a National Cathedral.  In my view, the purpose should be clear and justified by our history and our link with slavery.

 

 A nation like ours needs atonement from that association with slavery.  Accordingly, any building planned as a sacred national space for God must be a place for contemplation, penitence, and renewal of hope.

 

 

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If you don’t remember, you will repeat the blunder
A nation like ours needs atonement from that association with slavery.  Accordingly, any building planned as a sacred national space for God must be a place for contemplation, penitence, and renewal of hope.

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EPA and the hurry to put Africa back on the colonial plantation

Reprint - The EPA arrangement is being pushed aggressively, a win-win deal, for all potential members.   No one in Africa is prevented from joining the EPA; either individually or in groups.  Should the offer work, the perception of moral victory goes to Europe since it made the offer in the first place. ..

 

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There are kingmakers and they are not kings; why we celebrate Nkrumah

 Reprint -  The words “Founders” or “Founder” have been turned into opposites in a battle of wills by men of later generations. It is divisive. In the end, it will diminish the foresightedness, the poignancy, and the public-spiritedness of the very people some wish to label as "Founders."

 

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Mr. Annan as president

Reprint - Mr.  Annan has already made it as a great statesman.  But for memorial, there is the fear of how we venerate our former true leaders and statesmen; dead or alive.  

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