Sunday, November 07, 2004

Audio: Arundhati Roy delivers the2004 Sydney Peace Prize Lecture and Interview

2004 The City of Sydney Peace Prize Lecture: Arundhati Roy Listen [ Transcript ] November 2004 Award-winning Indian writer and human rights advocate Arundhati Roy delivers the2004 Sydney Peace Prize Lecture titled Peace and The New Corporate Liberation Theology, recorded on Wednesday 3 November 2004 at The Seymour Centre, Sydney.

Arundhati Roy, perhaps best known as the author of the Booker Prize winning novel The God of Small Things was controversially awarded the Prize in May.[ more ]

Time was when weapons were manufactured in order to fight wars. Now wars are manufactured in order to sell weapons.

But remember that if the struggle were to resort to violence, it will lose vision, beauty and imagination. Most dangerous of all, it will marginalize and eventually victimize women. And a political struggle that does not have women at the heart of it, above it, below it and within it is no struggle at all.



Post a Comment

<< Home