Thursday, November 26, 2009

more than a single story

Over on Ted Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice - and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.

Our lives, our cultures, our neighbourhoods and communities are composed of many overlapping stories. We need to listen to the stories of people around us.

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