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The Bridge: Cynical Public Health Campaigns in Africa

The Crazy Poets were cynical. The NGO man read from his sheet of people: “You are your own doctor. Health is 80 percent of what you do. Health is what you eat. Health is what you drink. Health is what you don’t drink.” The Poet rhapsodized: “My son Shakespeare do not just shake it, a hunter uses his spear in many ways.” Their voices were cynical and they read like cynical men. What do I mean by that? They read like men who were aware of their crimes against beauty, and so they distanced themselves from their actions in the moment of acting. Such men can never be caught red-handed, for their souls are always looking the other direction.

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