The Danger of a Single Story

A powerful meditation on the power of language by Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

 

“if you want to dispossess a people, tell their story and start with “secondly…”

 

 

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Posted on March 7, 2016, in Uncategorized and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Thanks for posting this! That is a brilliant talk, and could be expanded in so many different and useful directions as well…the “single story,” to me, is the problem of monotheism (and of the “progress narrative” of the Western world, which is part of monotheism). Lots here to think with!

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