RDH(Ghost In The Machine)
Tue 15th December 2009, 12:00pm
QUOTE(Text @ Tue 15th December 2009, 12:48am)
isn't the GOOD part of Wikipedia? the whole African languages thing? .....
yep, so that they can be colonized in virtuality as well. http://xh.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=...7344&oldid=7266
Indeed, it does reek of cyber-colonialism...with the patronizing, condescension that only technology can save these poor, starving souls
Simply replace technology with:
And you see how only the tools are different, but the goal remains the same-To overpower the powerless...to control minds and not simply, as in the past, bodies.
William Kamkwamba is not only an inspiration, a further testament to the human spirit and ingenuity, but a refutation to all the Jimbos and Sally Struthers who believe that only the great white bwanas
can help the 3rd world's impoverished.
All they need is our hand, not our handouts nor our old laptops. Why not send them our old cellphones as well, while we're at it, so they can order out for pizza. Hungry children don't learn very well and it makes about as much sense.I strongly encourage everyone reading this to buy and read William Kamkwamba's book and/or make a donation to his site
Cut out the middle con man.