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What can we learn from Nelson Mandela ?

Nelson Mandela is dead, but over his life of 95 years he fundamentally changed South Africa.
What can we learn from him ? What is his legacy ?

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    Dec 13 2013: " Nelson Mandela is dead, but over his life of 95 years he fundamentally changed South Africa.
    What can we learn from him ? What is his legacy ?"

    "However, this topic isn't about S-Africa, but about a specific person, Nelson Mandela."

    question: is this not contradictory???

    name association:

    ghandi -
    martin luther king jr -
    fidel castro-

    libya

    after all this is a debate...
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      Dec 13 2013: The question is simple: "What can we learn from Nelson Mandela ?!
      Your opinion is that there is nothing to be learned from him.

      I disagree with you because for one he showed that one man can stand up against the whole system (and he paid dearly for that).
      We so often hear, "it's only me, I can't make a difference", but he showed that this is not true. Everybody can make a difference if committed.
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      Dec 13 2013: Let me ask you something:
      As far as I can deduct from your posts, you are from S-Africa and you are black. Please correct me if I'm wrong.
      If this is correct, you must have experienced apartheid personally. Did you enjoy it ? Do you want it back ?
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        Dec 13 2013: you speak as if you know apartheid... its become a word so easily flung around as if it were european or american racism...

        you are most racist for considering me black... please explain
        is it because you assume i'm african or south african?
        i am interested in how you would stereotype me...

        yes to all 3...

        ps. mandela was the ace the up the sleeve that allowed the then ruling class to own and keep the land... there are no homelands
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          Dec 13 2013: You don't have to live apartheid to understand what it is. I assume you didn't live the holocaust either but I suppose you have a pretty good idea what it was.
          Why is considering you black racist ??? As a matter of fact, color means nothing for me. You could be purple for all practical purpose and I wouldn't give a damn.
          Btw, assuming that a S-African (or African) must be black would be rather stupid.
          I don't stereotype you, but deduct certain things from your posts. These deductions might be right or wrong.
          I also find it interesting that you use a "First People" emblem, considering that "First Peoples" defends the rights of indigenous populations around the globe while apartheid was pretty much the opposite, curtailing the rights of the S-African native population.

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