Paper 1 George Orwell Western Culture 103 10/09/17 Okonkwo’s Rallying Speech “We have allowed the enemy to become entrenched in our daily lives, and we need to put an end to this disturbance . These Christians have violated, repeatedly, our clan traditions, and our special balance with the Earth has been disrupted. This sacred balance is becoming more and more difficult to maintain as we continue to allow these mongrels to remain in our sacred territory. The absence of stability is a sign of weakness and lack of judgement, and those qualities - weakness and lack of judgement - we must not condone! The destruction of their white church was our first step in regaining our cultural stronghold. You all listened to my advice, and acted like the true valiant warriors we are supposed to be. It is vital to regain that warrior-like spirit, and direct our anger outwards and onto our white oppressors. Remember this, fellow Umuofians - Christianity is the novelty, and whoever runs towards the novelty is filled with weakness!
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