Archive for January, 2008
“Mr. Nazarbayev walked away from the table with a propaganda coup, after Mr. Clinton expressed enthusiastic support for the Kazakh leader’s bid to head an international organization that monitors elections and supports democracy.”
In our increasingly porous world, the real struggle isn’t between East and West, as chauvanists on both sides would have us believe, but between people who fear those who are different from them and those who embrace diversity as a strength.
By eating the fruit of the knowledge of good and evil, we became aware of the fact that acts have consequences, and that we are responsible for those consequences. We became aware of “disobedience” or innovation as a possibility.