Quote 6 – Nelson Mandelson – education and outlaws

Quote 6 – Nelson Mandelson – education and outlaws

51MSgOL3XOL__SX331_BO1,204,203,200_

Nelson Mandela impressed me no end. To go through all of the violence, threats and intimidation that he did; to be imprisoned with hard labour and horrendous conditions for so long; to see his friends tortured and killed; and to come out of the end not twisted by hatred. That is a towering figure of a man. He is an example to us all.

I have selected two quotes:

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
Nelson Mandela

I agree – the way forward has to be education! It is why retrograde, primitive psychopaths like ISIS and the Taliban blow up schools and hack bloggers to death with machetes. Fundamentalists cannot stand truth. Their lies do not stand up to scrutiny. Education kills their philosophy.

“When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.”
Nelson Mandela

That was how I felt as a young man. If you do not believe in the philosophy of the society you live in you have to put yourself outside and oppose it.

I nominate the following people;

Mary is into the environment with beautiful photos. I’m sure she could come up with a quote or two.

https://marybmaulsby.wordpress.com/

Matt is full of Beat poetry – Bukowski is his scene – though a bit of Kerouac and Ginsberg are not far awa.

http://beat.company/the-end/

Georgina writes about the incredible nature in Spain and Portugal.

https://navasolanature.wordpress.com/

If you would like to try one of my books they are all available on Amazon.

In Britain :

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Opher-Goodwin/e/B00MSHUX6Y/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1461306850&sr=1-2-ent

In America:

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=opher+goodwin

In all other countries around the world check out your regional Amazon site and Opher Goodwin books.

I'd like to hear from you...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.