‘We are still locked into parts of the ideological network of a culture that we think and presume that we have surpassed… The nightmare of the ideologies and categories of racism continue to repeat upon the living.‘ Robert J C Young
The West’s failure to acknowledge cultural differences smothers African truth. The outcome: misguided thinking and policy for the continent. Today’s anti-racism discourages local initiative and instead motivates African people to constantly borrow foreign thinking. The Achilles heel of anti-racism: taking ‘Western secularism’ as its norm, conceals the work of the Gospel… So, what would be a healthier approach?