The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela

one man’s otherworldly patience 1. Mandela obviously liked the way that story turned out, but if he betrayed sustaining faith in anything, it was the liberating power of education, rather than any kind of religious suffering or political dogma. 2. Mandela noted, “that it is not so much the disability one suffers but one’s attitude […]

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HANS SHERRER ~ The Inhumanity of Government Bureaucracies

The media attention focused on elected officials leads many people to think of them as “the government.” Such thinking diverts us from the recognition of a critical truth: politically articulated agendas are transformed into reality only by bureaucratic systems. Bureaucracies are the dominant means by which governments control and influence the daily lives of people […]

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