Wow. Pablo, that is the wisest thing I’ve read this past week. And so very compassionate! Thank you so much for sharing the history and the great food for thought, brother. I truly understand a bit better now. And yes, you’re absolutely right. We need to make the effort to understand our past to heal our future. You know the Dutch colonialized Indonesia for 142 years. The king actually made a formal apology in the Indonesian palace during a visit. I don’t think the current US president will go to that extent but at this point, just stopping that mouth from spewing hate is already a huge help. Hopefully as you said, he can do a bit more of soul searching. It will benefit so many people. He’s not fit to lead a country.

Thank you so much for sharing knowledge and wisdom, Pablo! I’m learning and remembering the lesson. Truly, thank you 🙏🏻

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