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There is no point going to war for a multi-racial society

by | 1st, February 2013

A READER writes on race and culture:

I worked with some of the colossus involved in the front-line of the fight against apartheid. There, at the feet of the mighty, I learned one thing which I meant to pass on. It is this.

There is no point going to war for a multi-racial society.

The only worthwhile achievement is a non-racial one.

During my – for want of a proper description – let’s call it a career, I worked in some very dangerous to be spots and when there were doubts about a reporter’s phrasing I always tried to measure it by the the cardinal rule used by Nato. There it was considered fair to call a colleague a bastard. Just don’t call them a white/black Brit/French or Canadian one.

Exactly. It’s not being French that makes him a bastard. He just is…

Join in – we need the blood.



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