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Chris Abani:
Крис Абани размышляет о человечности

TED2008 · 16:14 · Filmed Feb 2008
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Chris Abani: Крис Абани размышляет о человечности
16:14 · Filmed February 2008 at TED2008 · Subtitles available in 27 languages

Крис Абани рассказывает истории людей: людей, давших отпор солдатам. Людей, способных к состраданию. Человечных людей, и тех, кто смог вернуть себе человечность. Он говорит, что это "убунту": единственный способ мне быть человеком, это когда ты для меня — зеркало, в котором отражается моя человечность.

Novelist, poet
Imprisoned three times by the Nigerian government, Chris Abani turned his experience into poems that Harold Pinter called "the most naked, harrowing expression of prison life and political torture imaginable." His novels include GraceLand (2004) and The Virgin of Flames (2007). Full bio
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