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Desmond Tutu on Missionaries

“When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said ‘Let us pray.’ We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.”

Desmond Tutu

4 thoughts on “Desmond Tutu on Missionaries”

  1. Very clever way to put it. Christianity as a weapon of imperialism worked pretty well.

    Of course, whitey brought a lot of guns along, too.

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