There Are Still Walls Out There

There are so many beautiful and inspiring photographs of when the Berlin wall came down, everyone who remembers it talks about what a great moment in history it was.

After hearing such testimony I feel a great sense of shame and disappointment that 20 years later, we still have walls dividing cities, nations, and people. And while you’d think these walls would be on the verge of being torn down like the Berlin wall was not long ago, instead they get longer and they build more of them.

Which begs the question, have we learned anything since the fall of the wall?

4 Comments

  1. luiz paulo
    November 10, 2009

    existem outros muros invisiveis aos olhos que devem ser derrubados tipo da xenofobia,do odio,da intolerancia esses e outros que se enraizam nos coraçãos e mentes.

  2. Mike
    November 11, 2009

    It is amazing that walls are going up in Israel & Palestine, and between the USA & Mexico.

    Will any world leader stand up & say, “Mr. Netanyahu, tear down this wall?” or “Mr. Obama, tear down this wall?”

  3. November 20, 2009

    i think its right to have those walls, as world does have to be one culture and one nation. its totally wrong. it will be one-noncultural chaos, non-traditional and unsocial mass of people.

  4. bicyclemark
    November 21, 2009

    But does culture really stop at walls? I know of no example that proves that true.

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