17 August 2010

Revolutionary Leaders

More from the Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire,

"Conversely, revolutionary leaders who do not act dialogically in their relations with the people either have retained characteristics of the dominator and are truly not revolutionary; or they are totally misguided in their conception of their role, and - prisoners of their own sectarianism - are equally non-revolutionary. They may even reach power. But the validity of any revolution resulting from antidialogical action is thoroughly doubtful."

Which made me think of ...

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