When New Europe Was the Big Idea

23 Mar 2007
'One way to define who we are might be to spend more time looking across the eight miles of Mediterranean Sea that separates Europe from Africa.' Bono in Time Magazine.


Here's an extract: 'Over the next 50 years, we might need a little more poetry. Europe is a thought that has to become a feeling - one based on the belief that Europe stands only if injustice falls and that we find our feet only when our neighbors stand with us in freedom and equality. Our humanity is diminished when we have no mission bigger than ourselves. And one way to define who we are might be to spend more time looking across the eight miles of Mediterranean Sea that separates Europe from Africa.'

Read the whole piece here.



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