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211 I AM HUMAN Liketso Ramafikeng A human is a concept To be human you must be affiliated to a concept And you can only be human to those in the same domain. Race, status, religion, gender, politics, class, size Are the anatomy of being human. If you do not belong to the dominant sphere Then you are less of a human You are prone to discrimination, bullying, violence, victimisation, abuse Because you do not flow in their wind. But the truth of the matter is, You are human first before being black or white. You are human first before being rich or poor You are human first before being male or female You are human first before being a Christian, Muslim or any other religion You are human first before being a democrat or republican YOU ARE HUMAN, PERIOD. We spend a tremendous amount of time and energy Emphasising how different we are Rather than how similar we are Because you see, locality bespeaks humanity A beating heart is a life. And that is being a human. ...

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ISBN
9780797496989
Related ISBN
9780797486164
MARC Record
OCLC
1056749179
Pages
300
Launched on MUSE
2018-10-14
Language
English
Open Access
No
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