- — Teju Cole (@tejucole)Thu, Mar 08 2012 17:38:276- Feverish worry over that awful African warlord. But close to 1.5 million Iraqis died from an American war of choice. Worry about that.
- — Teju Cole (@tejucole)Thu, Mar 08 2012 17:39:387- I deeply respect American sentimentality, the way one respects a wounded hippo. You must keep an eye on it, for you know it is deadly.
Teju Cole on Kony and the White Savior Industrial Complex
Or as he put it, "Seven thoughts on the banality of sentimentality." Note: What would it be like to have an intellectual class more like Teju Cole and less like Tom Friedman?
byalexismadrigal23 Likes42,800 Views