“When we consider the resources deployed to achieve the cultural alienation so typical of the…”

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“When we consider the resources deployed to achieve the cultural alienation so typical of the colonial period, we realize that nothing was left to chance and that the final aim of colonization was to convince the indigenous population it would save them from darkness. The result was to hammer into the heads of the indigenous population that if the colonist were to leave they would regress into barbarism, degradation, and bestiality.”

Frantz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth

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