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Monday, July 21, 2003

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  • An Hour With Scholar, Philosopher and Theologian Dr. Cornel West

    West

    "We can look at the Patriot Act I, the Patriot Act II, the escalating authoritarianism, the violation of rights and liberties of Arab brothers and sisters and Muslim brothers and sisters. We can look at the aggressive militarism: in Iraq today, Syria, Iran, North Korea. It’s very dark...[But] keep smiling, keep fighting, keep thinking keep loving, keep serving, keep sacrificing. It’s not about the win overnight, it’s not about the quick fix, it’s not about the push-button solution. It’s about what kind of human being you want to be, what kind of legacy you want to live," West told a crowd in Santa Fe late last month.