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Vluchtelingenstroom 92

People actually don’t realize how deeply these people are injured by seeing themselves represented, not so much the adult because they are already inured (gewend. svh) to that kind of pain and pressure, but children. Indian children seeing Indians represented as savage, ugly, nasty, vicious, treacherous, drunken. They grow up with only a negative image of themselves and it lasts a life-time. Marlon Brando. Dick Cavett Show. 12 juni 1973
Het is wetenschappelijk aangetoond dat vaders een buitengewoon belangrijke rol in de ontwikkeling van hun kinderen spelen. De relatie met zijn of haar vader kan alle relaties van het kind van geboorte tot dood beïnvloeden,
including those with friends, lovers, and spouses. Those early patterns of interaction with father are the very patterns that will be projected forward into all relationships.
Dat geldt niet allen voor de ‘child’s intrinsic idea of who he/she is as he/she relates to others, but also, the range of what’ een 

child considers acceptable and …

Vluchtelingenstroom 91

Marlon Brando: 'We were the most rapacious, aggressive, destructive, torturing, monstrous people, who swept from one coast to the other, murdering and causing mayhem among the Indians, but that is not revealed because we don’t like that image of ourselves.' 

Everybody is worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there's a really easy way: stop participating in it. — Noam Chomsky.
The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion, but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact, non-Westerners never do. Samuel Huntington. The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (1996)
I don’t think that people generally realize what motion picture industry has done to the American Indian, as a matter of fact to all ethnic groups, all minorities, all non-whites. People just don’t realize, they just take it for granted that this is the way people are going to be presented, and these cliché’s are going …