The postcolonial African culture as it is discoursed in the academia is it is discoursed in the academia is influenced by Africa's response to colonialism To the degree that it is a response it is to considerably reactive and lacks forceful moral incentives for social critical consciousness and nation building uite on the contrary it allows especially African political leaders to luxuriate in the delusions of moral rectitude imploring at will the evil of imperialism as a buffer to their disregard of their people This book acknowledges the social and psychological devastations of colonialism on the African world "It However Argues That The "however argues that the acknowledges the social and psychological devastations of colonialism on the African world It however argues that the totality African intellectual response to colonialism and Western. Imperialism is eually if not damaging to the African world In what ways does the average African leader indeed the average African judge and respond to his world How does he conceive of his responsibility towards his community and societyThe most obvious world How does he conceive of his responsibility towards his community and societyThe most obvious of African response to colonialism is the implicit search for a pristine innocent paradigms in for instance Literary Philosophical Social Political And Gender Studies This Search Has philosophical social political and gender studies This search has own moral implication in the sense that it makes the taking of responsibility on individual and social level highly "difficult Focusing on the moral impact of responses to colonialism in Africa "Focusing on the moral impact of responses to colonialism in Africa the African Diaspora this book analyzes.
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The various manifestations of delusions of moral innocence that has held the African leadership from the onerous task of bearing responsibility for their countries; it argues that one of the ways to recast the African leaders' responsibility towards Africa is to let one of the
*ways to recast *to recast African leaders' responsibility towards Africa is to let on the one hand the gaze of the West and on the other of the search for the innocent African experience and cultures Relying on the insights of thinkers such as Frantz Fanon Wole Soyinka Kwame Anthony Appiah Achille Mbembe and Wolgang Welsch this book suggests new approach to interpreting African experiences It discusses select African works of fiction as a paradigm for new interpretations of African experiences.