Adebayo Akomolafe is a dear friend, someone with whom I share a deep feeling of brotherhood, intellectual alliance, and spiritual connection. I would like to share with you the text of the recent speech he gave at a development conference. Here is a short except from near the beginning to tempt you. The link follows:
"The crises of our times suggest we acknowledge our imprisonment to the politics of adulthood by listening intensely to our children, to the weak, to those who have failed, to the so-called stupid, and thus learn from their expansiveness."