Guyana: Thoughts on Death

“I do not obsess too much…with what lies after death; my concern is with the quality of life one leads here”: From Guyana, Ruel Johnson writes “a brief note” on death.

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  • Philip

    It was interesting to see the thoughts on death of a Guyaneese woman. I am an African American male and in my middle age and near the end of that Mid 50’s exactly.
    I say this because there is so much unnecessary tension between Indians and Blacks in that country and Trinidad.
    So much bigotry small mindedness and ignorance on both parts. I see it in America when the Guyaneese blacks talk of coolies and the Guyaneese Indians sit in bars and down Demaruras and speak disgustedly of big black apes and niggers! I am a practicing Buddhist and a proud black man to boot. I am nonviolent by choice although I am feard by other races because they see me in stereotypes and think violence is my custom. I know this much unless brothers and others learn how to forgive they will become statistics.
    Peace be with you!
    Mysterious Traveler

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