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Can Africa Ever Be The Best Continent on Earth?

Comment: DO WE HAVE IMAGINATION AT ALL?

Author:
MARCUS AMPADU
Date:
2011-08-09 04:14:56
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Can Africa Ever Be The Best Continent on Earth?


Let's agree for the moment with Albert Einstein that "imagination is more important than knowledge." It's an incontrovertible fact that since World War II, Africans have become very knowledgeable. But have shown and continue to show very little home-grown African imagination. We have a penchant to guzzle up and consume the products created by the imagination of non Africans. Africa cannot be the best continent on Earth because we are enslaved by the imaginative prowess of others - the Europeans, the Americans, the Chinese, and the Japanese.
One way we can overcome this is by visualizing, that is, by imagining a continent that is totally unified, and is in total control of its abundant natural resources. That's when we become a major player on the global stage.
First, an imagination of a continental government, then work to actualize it. It is only then that we will be number one in a zero sum world, where the winners have imagination and the losers don't .

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DO WE HAVE IMAGINATION AT ALL?
MARCUS AMPADU
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