Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Quote For The Day

"Two centuries ago, a former European colony decided to catch up with Europe. It succeeded so well that the United States of America became a monster, in which the taints, the sickness and the inhumanity of Europe have grown to appalling dimensions."
Frantz Fanon

I'm somewhat ashamed to say it, but I have to agree with him.

By the way, I tried to read Fanon's book The Wretched of the Earth, but only got as far as Sartre's preface. Maybe it reads better in the original French, but translated into English it was too wretched for me to handle.

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