Saturday, March 12, 2005

Bono - Providing Awareness to Something that is embarrassing

I've been trying to watch this interview of Bono from the TED awards. I only got through the first bit due to some technical problems. Hopefully it works for you.

I appreciate his comments about race. That we (Americans and Europeans) have written off Africa and if the things that were going on in Africa were happening in Paris or New York the response would be totally different. I agree. Agreeing with this challenges me to look at my own thoughts and opinions about Africa. I don't like all of what I have to confront in my thinking. I can see how I fit into the "written off Africa" group think and it's not so nice a thing to become aware of.

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