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Cornel West: the fundamental question of politics

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Cornel West, in an interview about the state of the presidential campaign, offers a breathtaking vista of the purpose of it all:

clipped from www.democracynow.org
CORNEL WEST: I think that we’re beginning to move to some of the serious subject matters, but we’ve still got a long way to go, though, Amy. You know and I know that the fundamental question is always, what is the quality of service to everyday people, what the depth of love and sacrifice to empowering everyday people.

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For students of the life of Jesus, would not this question be consistent with his day-to-day passion? Yet have we ever heard it said? How far removed is Christianity from its Christ, when people of faith agitate for exclusion or condemnation or national supremacy!

Click on the link for the rest of the interview.


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Written by Monte

June 28, 2007 at 5:18 pm

Posted in Politics, Poverty, Religion

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