Join hundreds of Londoners reading the same book and then join us for a live community conversation about it.
“Every colonial nation carries carries the seeds of a fascist temptation in its bosom. What is fascism if not a regime of oppression for the benefit of a few?”
A community conversation to address some critical questions and uncertainties for non-indigenous people seeking reconciliation in Canada.
“Today’s real world of technology is characterized by the dominance of prescriptive technologies. Prescriptive technologies are not restricted to materials production. They are used in administrative and economic activities and in many aspects of governance, and on them rests the real world of technology in which we live. While we should not forget that these prescriptive technologies are often exceedingly effective and efficient, they come with an enormous social mortgage. The mortgage means that we live in a culture of compliance, that we are ever more conditioned to accept orthodoxy as normal, and to accept that there is only one way of doing it.”
“As Abdul-Hamid Khwaja put it, reason is untrue to itself if it does not lead to the ecstatic union.”
“The process begins with the individual woman’s acceptance that American women, without exception, are socialized to be racist, classist and sexist, in varying degrees, and that labeling ourselves feminists does not change the fact that we must consciously work to rid ourselves of the legacy of negative socialization.”