21.02.2008 - Interpretation von dali48
The black race has more than sufficient historic justification to be a little paranoid about the intrusion of alien deities into its destiny... - Economic and political motives, yes. But not religion... - Certainly, the bloody histories of the world's major religions, lead to a sneaking suspicion that religion comes to self-knowledge only through the activity of war... - Such a society does not belong in this modern world - We also have our myths, but we have never employed them as a base for the subjugation of others - "Warning! This Work Is Dangerous For Your Racial Self-Esteem"...
(W. Soyinka, Nobel L. 1986)
Following his release in 1969 (after 2 years of imprisonment), Soyinka went into voluntary exile and soon after entered a second period of intense creativity... - This book (The Open Sore of a Continent, 1996) traces Nigeria's decline into increasingly inhumane military governments, a deterioration epitomized by the 1995 execution of fellow playwright Ken Saro-Wiwa as well as by the death sentence pronounced on Soyinka himself in 1997...
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