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Meeting a White Mennonite

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And since we can't be genetically white, we try to be politically white - by voting, just as the white man does.

Rudyard Kipling exhorted his white brethren to:

"Take up the White Man's burden..."

Today, Kipling would have been barrel-chested with pride: regiments of brown sahibs - "half devil and half child" - carry the white man's burden for him.

Carrying the White Man's burden: John Bull and Uncle Sam delivering the coloured peoples of the world to civilisation
Carrying the White Man's burden: John Bull and Uncle Sam delivering the coloured peoples of the world to civilisation
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Iftekhar Sayeed teaches English and economics. He was born and lives in Dhaka, "ŽBangladesh. He has contributed to AXIS OF LOGIC, ENTER TEXT, POSTCOLONIAL "ŽTEXT, LEFT CURVE, MOBIUS, ERBACCE, THE JOURNAL, and other publications. "ŽHe is also a (more...)
 
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