By Sam Bahour
Information Clearing House
July 22, 2012
A stubborn, collective Palestinian memory which refuses to cower under the weight of historical injustice. If this was merely a memory it would not be a big deal, but those damn Palestinians insist on keeping that memory alive via the performing arts, music, song, dance, theater, circus, festivals, and the like.
The message is clear. We are one people and refuse to allow a forced military separation to keep us apart.
“There is no such thing as a neutral education process. Education either functions as an instrument which is used to facilitate the integration of generations into the logic of the present system and bring about conformity to it, or it becomes the ‘practice of freedom’, the means by which men and women deal critically with reality and discover how to participate in the transformation of their world.”
They keep seeking out and learning from examples from around the world instead of accepting their predicament of dispossession.
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