biko: in taking a look at cultural aspects of the african people one inevitably finds himself having to compare

divine postman: this is primarily because of the contempt that the “superior” culture shows towards the indigenous culture

mbuso: even today we see examples of this, whereby the local british or the afriakner does not even begin to affiliate themselves with african culture

athi: they don’t see any value in it but consider it meaningless

okuhle: what matters to the westerner is schooling and going to work and subsequently buying a home; he always wants to be ahead of the african; never lending his hand to him to pick him up; but rather subjecting him to the level of a servant

greame: it is true even of our education, which the westerner is also today falling victim of. because being educated does not mean you will have your own enterprise but it merely implies that you will become a civil servant

samantha: in south africa the hierarchy from the privileged to the less privileged has not subsided; the african continues to be at the bottom of the wrung and the caucasian has all the advantages of the past still benefiting him today

biko: and thus classicism becomes the real problem we need to wrestle with

divine postman: to justify its exploitative basis the anglo-boer culture has at all times been directed at bestowing an inferior status to all cultural aspects of the indigenous peoples

athi: the european always portrays himself to be some saviour contending that africa was a dark continent before he came with the african walloping in his dirty rags

mbuso: i find it amusing because the indigenous people’s of africa sustained themselves through farming and agriculture; the khoisan always had a meal for his dinner and his homestead was simple

okuhle: the same example can be used when britain was discovered by rome. it maintained itself based on its indigenous traditions but obviously considering that rome conquered them they were forced to adopt roman customs

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